Winner announced in the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature @BAVS_PGs

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature: WINNER Laëtitia Saint-Loubert The Caribbean in Translation: Remapping Thresholds of Dislocation   We are also pleased to announce the runner-up in the competition: RUNNER-UP  Marco Malvestio  The Conflict Revisited: The Second World War in Post-Postmodern Fiction … Continue reading

Calling all recent PhDs in #complit! One week left to apply! #competition #comparativeliterature @bclapostgrad

**Reminder: Deadline on 31 July 2018** Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in Comparative Literature for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the competition will receive a contract to publish … Continue reading

Call for proposals: 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Education Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Education Studies. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in Education Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the competition will receive a contract to publish the volume in the book series … Continue reading

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

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

2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition Winners

Congratulations to all our Young Scholars Competition winners this year! The 2017 competition was held in three fields: Nineteenth-Century Studies, Modern Italian Studies and Irish Studies.   Nineteenth-Century Studies WINNER Clare Stainthorp Constance Naden: Scientist, Philosopher, Poet RUNNER-UP Tai-Chun Ho Civilian Poets and Poetry of the Crimean Conflict: The War at Home   Modern Italian … Continue reading

Winner of the 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Irish Studies

The Peter Lang Dublin office is delighted to announce the winner of the 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Irish Studies:   WINNER Mercedes del Campo Alternative Ulsters: Troubles Short Fiction by Women Writers, 1968–1998   Congratulations to Mercedes! Her book will be published in the Reimagining Ireland book series (https://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/REIR), edited by Eamon Maher. Many thanks to all … Continue reading

Winner of the 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Nineteenth-Century Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Nineteenth-Century Studies: WINNER Clare Stainthorp Constance Naden: Scientist, Philosopher, Poet    We are also pleased to announce the runner-up in the competition: RUNNER-UP Tai-Chun Ho Civilian Poets and Poetry of the Crimean Conflict: The War at Home … Continue reading

Winners of the 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Modern Italian Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the joint winners of the 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Modern Italian Studies:   WINNERS   Maria Morelli Queer(ing) Gender in Contemporary Italian Women’s Writing: Maraini, Sapienza, Morante   Nina Valbousquet Rome, Zion, and the Fasces: Italian Catholics and Antisemitism in Europe (1918–1946)   Congratulations to Maria … Continue reading

Portraits of the Artist published

This book was the winner of the 2016 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies, a collaboration between the Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang. The Dionysian – an impetus towards abandon, intoxication and creativity, but also chaos, death and dissolution – captured the imagination of both Gabriele D’Annunzio … Continue reading

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