Remembering Muted Voices: Conscience, Dissent, Resistance and Civil Liberties in World War I Through Today

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End: October 23, 2017
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Call for Papers

Remembering Muted Voices:

Conscience, Dissent, Resistance, and Civil Liberties in World War I through Today

October 19-22, 2017
National World War I Museum and Memorial Kansas City, MO, USA

On April 6, 1917 the USA entered World War I. A hundred years later in 2017 this Symposium remembers the muted voices of those who resisted the Great War and the implications of these stories for today.

We are now inviting paper proposals for the World War I Symposium. Details of the Call for Papers can be found at The deadline for paper proposals is March 20, 2017. Please send proposals to John Roth

Event Information

An overview of the whole project is available at:

A draft program, with keynote speakers, is also available at

Event Co-Sponsors

American Civil Liberties Union; American Friends Service Committee; Baptist Peace Fellowship; Brethren Historical Library and Archives; Bruderhof Communities; Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council; Historians against the War; Community of Christ Seminary; Hutterian Communities (3); John Whitmer Historical Association; Peace History Society; Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies, Tabor College, KS; Mennonite Central Committee, US; Mennonite Historical Society; Mennonite Quarterly Review; National World War I Museum and Memorial; Plough Quarterly; The Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan Studies at Messiah College.

*Co-sponsors are supporting multidisciplinary scholarship on aspects of resistance and dissent in World War I and subsequent events. Co-sponsorship does not imply endorsement of any particular theological, ideological, or political perspective that might be aired at this academic conference.

Further information: Andrew Bolton Cell: (+1 USA) 816 739 4986