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Islands of Men: Shifting Gender Boundaries in World War I Internment Camps 

When: Thu., April 23, 12 p.m. 2009
Price: free

During World War I, prisoners of war took up theater, bodybuilding, and pet care in hopes of retaining their masculinity -- yet these rituals had the opposite effect, argues historian AlonRachamimov in "Islands of Men: Shifting Gender Boundaries in World War I Internment Camps," a lecture in UC Berkeley's 201 Moses Hall on Thursday, Apr. 23. Noon, free. IES.Berkeley.edu


— Anneli Rufus

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