Nothing Less Than a Woman: Gendering Modern Spain

AHA Session 272
Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies 2
Saturday, January 7, 2017: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Room 502 (Colorado Convention Center, Meeting Room Level)
Sandie E. Holguin, University of Oklahoma
Sandie E. Holguin, University of Oklahoma

Session Abstract

This session examines the role of gender and ideas of womanhood in Civil War-era and Francoist Spain (1936-1975). The sessions examine the anarchist writings and ideas of the "New Woman' in the era of the Civil War, spinsterhood in Franco's Spain, gender issues in film during the Francoist era and the rol eof the Spanish fascist movement, the Falange, in articulating ideas of women's role in politics and society in the 1960s and 1970s.
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