Publication of Winning and Shortlisted Entries from the FSA Student Essay Competition 2019

We are very pleased to announce that the winning and shortlisted entries from the FSA 2019 Student Essay Competition have now been published in the Journal of International Women's Studies. This special issue showcases the diversity of innovative work that is being carried out by emerging feminist scholars in the UK and Ireland. The FSA…

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…

FSA Student Essay Competition 2019 — Results

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the FSA Student Essay Competition 2019 is Veronica Heney. Veronica’s winning essay is titled: ‘Unending and uncertain: thinking through a phenomenological consideration of self-harm towards a feminist understanding of embodied agency’. Veronica is a PhD student at the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health at the University of…

Chair election 2019 – members vote

Following the recent call for Chair and Vice-chair, we have received a joint application from Sara De Benedictis and Laura Clancy (co-chairs). Please see here for their mission statement: FWSA co-chair mission statement Sara De Benedictis and Laura Clancy We invite members to vote to approve the appointment, ahead of full ratification at the next FWSA…

FWSA Essay Competition 2018 – Results

We are delighted to announce the winner and shortlist for this year's student essay competition. Winner Charlotte Sefton, University of Exeter, ‘Cartographers of Disrupted Belonging: Sudanese Mothers Drawing Maps of Portsmouth (UK)’ Shortlist Isha Karki, Newcastle University, ‘Scripting Resistance: Rape and the Avenging Woman in Hindi Cinema’ Sarah France, Newcastle University, ‘Walking Out of Dualisms:…

FWSA Annual General Meeting

The Feminist and Women’s Studies Association (UK & Ireland) Annual General Meeting 2017 will take place as follows: Date: Wednesday 6th September, between 12-2pm (exact time tbc) Location: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (room tbc). Agenda items are welcomed from members and should be received at least three weeks before the date of the AGM (i.e.…