Launch of the FSA Student Essay Competition 2020

FSA is delighted to announce that the 2020 FSA Student Essay Competition is now open for applications Deadline: Friday 3 July 2020 To encourage a new generation of feminist scholars, the FSA sponsors an annual student essay competition for work which is innovative, interdisciplinary and grounded in feminist theory and practice. After an initial shortlisting…

Critical report on Athena SWAN Published

Many thanks to Ruth Pearce on the FWSA Mailing List for drawing our attention to this report on the work of Athena SWAN; please see below for further details from Ruth: Dear colleagues, Earlier this year I emailed about a project I was undertaking at Warwick's Centre for the Study of Women and Gender with…

FWSA Virtual Conference 2017

The FWSA Virtual Conference was organised alongside our biennial conference in 2017 to support the work of precarious and marginalised feminist scholars. It provides an online space to discuss cutting edge feminist, gender, and women's studies research. Below are links to the presentations; we encourage you to carry on conversations prompted by these pieces with the individual…

Kate Frye: A Feminist Foot Soldier

  by Elizabeth Crawford As a researcher and writer, I have been fortunate in acquiring the voluminous manuscript diary kept by Kate Parry Frye (1878-1959) from 1887 until October 1958. It is in effect the record of one woman’s entire life. The diary is of particular interest because from 1906 Kate was involved in the…

FWSA Book Prize 2018 Announced

We are pleased to announce the winner of the FWSA 2018 Book Prize competition: Maria do Mar Pereira’s ‘Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship: An Ethnography of Academia’. Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make the competition a success. 2018: Maria do Mar Pereira (University of Warwick) forPower, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship: An Ethnography of Academia (Routledge). Feminist scholarship…