Winners of the 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition announced

The Oxford and Dublin offices of Peter Lang are delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition:

Winner in Irish Studies:

Dr Michèle Milan

Translation in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: A Study of Franco-Irish Translation Relationships

Winner in Women’s Studies:

Dr Alberica Bazzoni

Writing for Freedom: Body, Identity and Power in Goliarda Sapienza’s Narrative

 

We are also pleased to announce a runner-up in the Women’s Studies competition:

Dr Donna Maria Alexander

Weeder of Wreckage: Documentary and Death in the Poetry of Lorna Dee Cervantes

 

Congratulations to both of our winners and our runner-up! The winner in the Irish Studies competition will be published in the book series Studies in Franco-Irish Relations, edited by Eamon Maher (www.peterlang.com?sifir) in 2016. Both the winner and runner-up in the Women’s Studies competition will be published in Studies in Contemporary Women’s Writing, edited by Gill Rye (www.peterlang.com?scww) in 2017. Thank you to our distinguished editorial boards and to all those who took part in the competition.

The 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition was held in the fields of Irish Studies and Women’s Studies. Proposals were invited from early career scholars with connections to the UK and Ireland by 31 July 2015. The winner of the competition in each field is offered a contract for a non-subsidized paperback book to be published by Peter Lang. For more information, please contact Peter Lang Ltd, 52 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LU, UK. E-mail: oxford@peterlang.com. Tel: +44 (0) 1865 514160.

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  1. […] Cervantes will be published by Peter Lang. My book proposal was selected as the runner-up in the Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Women’s Studies, 2015. This book will expand on the research I completed as part of my PhD thesis, Chicana Poetics: Genre […]



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