Monthly Archives: February 2012

Bursary Winners

‘Contemporary Women’s Writing: (Wo)man and the Body’, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, 11-13 July, 2012

CWWA and PGCWWN are delighted to announce the winners of the competition for bursaries designed to support a postgraduate student and early career scholar giving papers at the forthcoming biennial CWWA conference ‘Contemporary Women’s Writing: (Wo)man and the Body’, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, 11-13 July, 2012.

The winner of the postgraduate competition is Renata Dalmaso, a PhD student at

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brasil.

The title of her paper is ‘Queering the gendered body: performances of masculinity and femininity in Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir Fun Home.’

The winner of the early career competition is Dr Kerry Myler, Lecturer at Newman University College, Birmingham, UK.

The title of her paper is ‘My mother, my matter. My mother, myself. My mother, my monstrousness’: Mother-Daughter relationships in the female ‘Coming-of-Age’ Novel’

Congratulations to both!

Further information about the conference can be found at http://www.the-cwwa.org/conferences/