Francophone literature, French, French Literature, French studies, nineteenth-century studies, Women's Studies, Young Scholars Competition

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

Award, Eastern Europe, Exile Studies, Women's Studies

Jana Buresova awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk

Jana Buresova has been awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk by the Czech Republic for her book The Dynamics of Forced Female Migration from Czechoslovakia to Britain, 1938–1950. Dr Buresova was honoured at an event at the Czech Embassy on 5 November 2019. The Honorary Silver Medal is awarded by the Ministry of… Continue reading Jana Buresova awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk

Art History, Comparative Literature, Film Studies, Francophone literature, French, French Literature, French studies, Translation Studies, Women's Studies, Young Scholars Competition

Reminder: 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies: Deadline is 3 weeks away! @AUFrenchStudies @French_Studies

** Deadline is 3 weeks away! ** Peter Lang Oxford welcomes submissions for the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies. Proposals are invited from early career researchers ­in French Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. There is the potential for multiple winners in different subfields, each… Continue reading Reminder: 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies: Deadline is 3 weeks away! @AUFrenchStudies @French_Studies

Gender and Sexuality Studies, Gender Studies, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, Women's Studies

Proposals welcome: Women, Gender and Sexuality in German Literature and Culture @WIGSblog

Peter Lang welcomes book proposals for the series Women, Gender and Sexuality in German Literature and Culture Series Editor: Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly, University of Oxford https://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/WGL Women, Gender and Sexuality in German Literature and Culture continues the mission of the book series Women in German Literature, which launched nearly twenty years ago. Originally focused primarily on… Continue reading Proposals welcome: Women, Gender and Sexuality in German Literature and Culture @WIGSblog

Film Studies, Italian Studies, Women's Studies

Danielle Hipkins speaking about Italy’s Other Women at Cinema Trevi in Rome

  Danielle Hipkins will be speaking about her book Italy's Other Women: Gender and Prostitution in Italian Cinema, 1945-1960 on Tuesday 24 April at Cinema Trevi in Rome. The event forms part of a special exhibition entitled Donne proibite, organized by Emiliano Morreale in collaboration with Italy's national film archive, the Cineteca Nazionale. It will also… Continue reading Danielle Hipkins speaking about Italy’s Other Women at Cinema Trevi in Rome

Competition, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, Women's Studies

Entries welcome: 2018 Women in German Studies Book Prize

Peter Lang are delighted to be sponsoring the 2018 Women in German Studies Book prize, which has just been announced on the Women in German Studies blog. The Women in German Studies Book Prize (for first books) was established in 2015. Sally-Ann Spencer (Victoria University of Wellington) was the inaugural winner. Her monograph,  Contemporary German-English… Continue reading Entries welcome: 2018 Women in German Studies Book Prize

Italian Studies, Women's Studies, Young Scholars Competition

Photos from the book launch: Writing for Freedom

Alberica Bazzoni's Writing for Freedom: Body, Identity and Power in Goliarda Sapienza's Narrative was launched on Monday 5 February at Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages at the University of Oxford. Jennifer Burns (University of Warwick) moderated a fascinating discussion on contemporary Italian women's writing with Alberica and Ursula Fanning (University College Dublin). A wine… Continue reading Photos from the book launch: Writing for Freedom

Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, French studies, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, Italian Studies, Women's Studies

Book launch: Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity

Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity: Eating Disorders in Contemporary Women’s Writing, edited by Petra M. Bagley, Francesca Calamita and Kathryn Robson, will be launched at the University of Nottingham on Friday 26 January 2018 at 9.30am. The launch is part of the Hungry for Words workshop being held at Nottingham 25-26 January. For more information, please… Continue reading Book launch: Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity

Contemporary Literature, Italian Studies, Women's Studies, Young Scholars Competition

Writing for Freedom published

Sicilian writer Goliarda Sapienza (1924–1996) is increasingly regarded as a central figure in modern Italian literature, especially with the international success of her masterpiece L’arte della gioia [The Art of Joy]. This book offers an in-depth analysis of Sapienza’s major works, identifying their main themes and central poetics, and establishing her originality and significance within… Continue reading Writing for Freedom published

Book launch, Italian Studies, Women's Studies

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

Alberica Bazzoni's monograph Writing for Freedom: Body, Identity and Power in Goliarda Sapienza's Narrative will be launched on Monday 5 February at 5.15pm. The event has been organized by the Gender and Authority Research Network at the University of Oxford and will take place at 47 Wellington Square, Oxford. It will be chaired by Dr… Continue reading Book launch: Writing for Freedom: Body, Identity and Power in Goliarda Sapienza’s Narrative