Members’ Profiles

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  • Ruksana  Abdul-Majid -- The University of Sheffield


  • Mostafa  Abedinifard -- University of Alberta

    I am a doctoral candidate in the Comparative Literature Program at the University of Alberta. My main research interests are gender and sexuality and, in particular, critical studies of masculinities. My current research involves the intersection of humour and social structure. My dissertation work will examine the power dynamics of ridicule (as a form or aspect of humour) in its relation to gender orders of societies.

  • Rodrigo  Abenes -- De La Salle University (Postgraduate Studies) and Lyceum of the Philippines University - Batangas City (Faculty)

    I am a Ph. D student in De La Salle University- Manila and a philosophy professor in Lyceum of the Philippines University in Batangas City. I am currently doing my dissertation on Rizal and Marx. I finished my Master in Philosophical Research in De La Salle University and obtained my bachelor's degree Major in Philosophy at Adamsom University (Cum Laude). I am specializing in gender studies, critical theory, socio-political philosophy, Filipino Philosophy and Oriental Philosophy.

  • Ana Cecilia  Acioli Lima -- Universidade Federal de Alagoas

    Professor of English and Comparative Literatures at Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brasil. My doctoral dissertation was on the (re)configurations of the sexed body in Jeanette Winterson's fiction, a topic on which I have published quite extensively in Brazil. Areas of interest include feminist literary criticism, gender studies, queer theory, contemporary women's writing.

  • Siân  Adiseshiah -- University of Lincoln

    I am Reader in English Literature and Drama at the University of Lincoln. My research interests are in contemporary drama, utopian studies and 21st-century culture and politics. I have published a monograph on Caryl Churchill (Churchill's Socialism, CSP, 2009), co-edited a volume on 21st-century fiction (Twenty-First Century Fiction, Palgrave, 2013), and published several journal articles and book chapters on contemporary drama and utopianism.

  • Natasha  Alden -- Aberystwyth University

  • Amy  Allen Sekhar -- University of Indianapolis (USA)

    Amy Allen Sekhar is an Assistant Professor of French at the University of Indianapolis. She has researched extensively on the writing of Sylvie Germain and has authored the forthcoming articles “Comment dévisager l’autre : La rupture éhique dans L’Enfant Méduse de Sylvie Germain” and “Altering Alterity: Sylvie Germain’s Rewriting of the Lévinassian ‘Triangle.’” She is currently researching contemporary French writing about the experience of WWII.

  • Sandra  Almeida -- Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)

    Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literatures at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil, and a fellow researcher from the Brazilian funding agencies, CNPq and FAPEMIG. Field of research include  contemporary women writers, feminist literary criticism, Brazilian Canadian, America and English Literatures. Edited and co-edited several books, including: The Art of Elizabeth Bishop (2002), Gênero e Representação em Literaturas de Língua Inglesa (2002), Gender Studies and Feminist Perspectives (2003), Transnational Perspectives Brazil-Canadá (2005) and Brasil-Canadá: Olhares Diversos (2006), Universidade: Cooperação Internacional e Diversidade (2006), New Challenges in Language and Literature (2009). Currently working on a book on contemporary women writers and diaspora.

  • Maria Rhodora  ANCHETA -- Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

    Dr. Maria Rhodora G. Ancheta is associate professor at the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of the Philippines at Diliman, teaching American and British literature. She specializes in American literature and humor studies, and has written papers for conferences and for publication on humor, popular culture, American and Philippine literature and culture.

  • Adrienne  Angelo -- Auburn University

    Adrienne Angelo is an Assistant Professor of French at Auburn University. She specializes in contemporary women’s writing in France and the Francophone world and is particularly interested in questions of narrative voice and memory in contemporary filmic and literary (re)constructions of identity.

  • Lucie  Armitt -- University of Salford

    Professor of Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of Salford. Her major publications include Where No Man Has Gone Before: Women and Science Fiction (Routledge, 1991), Theorising the Fantastic ( Arnold, 1996), Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Fantastic (Palgrave, 2000), A Readers’ Guide to George Eliot (Palgrave, 2000), Fantasy Fiction (Continuum, 2005) Twentieth-Century Gothic (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2011). She is currently working on a book on The New Women’s Writing (with Sarah Gamble) and a comparative project exploring the relationship between science and environmentalism in the writings of Edward Lear and Beatrix Potter.

  • Lucie  Armitt -- University of Salford

    I am currently Treasurer of CWWA

  • Zeynep  Atayurt -- Ankara University

    Zeynep Z. Atayurt received her M.A and Ph.D degrees in English from the University of Leeds, UK. She is currently working at the Department of English Language and Literature at Ankara University in Turkey. Her research interests include literary and visual representations of forms of embodiment in contemporary Anglo-American culture and literature.

  • Karen  Atkinson -- Murdoch University

    Karen Atkinson lives in Denmark, Western Australia. Her writing interests are deeply concerned with environmental sustainability, climate change and the cost of ignoring these matters. Karen is currently completing a PhD titled Memory and Forgetting: Place, belonging and loss in Australian Literature. She has published and won several awards for her short stories.

  • kate  aughterson -- University of Brighton

    I am Academic Programme Leader for Literature at the University of Brighton, a member of the C21 Research Centre at Brighton, and actively leading the teaching of women's writing on our undergraduate and postgraduate courses. I have published on seventeenth-century women writers, including Aphra Behn, on women ans utopianism, and am currently working on a book on avant-garde women writers through history.

  • Chelsea  Avard -- Adelaide University

    Chelsea Avard is an early career researcher in contemporary Australian literary fiction, with a PhD in creative writing.

  • Sara  Bailey -- Southampton Solent University/Bangor University

    I am just finishing work on a Creative and Critical PhD at Bangor University. I lecture in Creative Writing and Screenwriting at Southampton Solent University

  • Miranda  Barnes --

    Poet and writer, presently researching poetry as a place of dialogue between science and the spiritual in BSU's PhD programme in Bath, UK. Intensely interested in interconnectedness. Favors poetry that both blurs the lines and makes it all more clear.

  • Olga  Barrios -- University of Salamanca, Spain

    Bahelor's Degree in English, Master in African American Studies, Ph. D in Theater Arts. I teach Postcolonial Literature and Theatre, North American Theatre, and Women, Literature and Postcolonialism at the University of Salamanca, Spain. I am also interested in Studies in Film, Music, Dance, Fine Arts, Psychology, Sociology and Philosophy.

  • Charlotte Katie  Bartle -- University of Hull

    A 2nd Year Undergraduate studying English Literature BA (Hons) at the University of Hull. My Undergraduate dissertation will examine the autobiographical literature of women who have received psychiatric intervention in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Another field of interest is the Scandinavian New Woman, particularly the work of Amalie Skram. I plan to extend this research whilst undertaking MA and PhD studies.

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