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Winners of the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies in the following categories:

Joint Winners in Nineteenth Century

Giada Alessandroni

Amongst Women:

Literary Representations of Female Homosociality in Belle Epoque France, 1880–1914

to be published in French Studies of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries in 2020

Mathew Rickard

Against the Grain:

The Poetics of Non-Normative Masculinity in Decadent French Literature

to be published in Romanticism and after in France in 2021

Winner in Twentieth/Twenty-First Century

Natalie Berkman

The OuLiPo’s Mathematical Project (1960–2014)

to be published in Modern French Identities in 2021

Winner in Contemporary Women’s Writing

Polly Galis

Frank French Feminism:

Sex, Sexuality and the Body in the Work of Ernaux, Huston and Arcan

to be published in Studies in Contemporary Women’s Writing in 2020

Winner in Media and Culture

Dorthea Fronsman-Cecil

‘Nous bâtirons un monde nouveau’:

Punk Polemics, Aesthetics, and Everyday Life in Metropolitan France

to be published in European Connections: Studies in Comparative Literature, Intermediality and Aesthetics in 2022

We congratulate our winners! Thank you to our distinguished editorial board and to all those who took part in the competition.

The Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition is an annual competition in selected fields. The 2020 competition for German Studies in America has already begun inviting proposals, due on 15 January 2020. Please read more about it here.

For more information on our Young Scholars Competitions, please contact Peter Lang Ltd, 52 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LU, UK. E-mail: Tel: +44 (0) 1865 514160.

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