Call for Entries: FWSA Student Essay Competition

The FWSA is delighted to announce that we are now accepting submissions for the 2017 Student Essay Competition. To encourage a new generation of feminist scholars, the FWSA sponsors an annual student essay competition for work which is innovative, interdisciplinary and grounded in feminist theory and practice. The top seven entries will be judged by…

FWSA 2016 Essay competition – winners and shortlist

Winners Jana Cattien, University of Cambridge; “Feminist Epistemology and the question of difference reconsidered: what can Wittgenstein tell us about 'women'?” Eleanor Dobson, University of Birmingham; “Sleeping Beauties: Mummies, and the Fairy Tale Genre at the Fin de Siècle”  Shortlist Fawzia Haeri Mazanderani, University of Sussex; ‘Speaking back’ to the self: A call for ‘voice…

FWSA essay competition winners published

We are pleased to announce that the special issue of the Journal of International Women’s Studies featuring the winning and shortlisted essays from the 2014 FWSA essay competition has now been published. “New Directions in Feminist Studies - Emotions, Activisms, Intersectionality” is edited by Trishima Mitra-Kahn and Katya Salmi, and marks the 10th anniversary of…

2014 Essay Competition Winners

We are delighted to announce the winners of our 2014 essay competition Winner-Gemma Miller (Birkbeck) Cross Gender Casting as Feminist Interventions in the Staging of Early Modern plays   2. Amy Calvert (Lancaster University) You Are What you (M)eat: Explorations of Masculinity, Meat Eating and Masquerade   3. Kendra Reynolds (Ulster University) A rude Awakening: Sleeping Beauty as a Metaphor for…