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Calls for papers by MA students: “American Youth” (of American studies or related fields)

    *** CALL FOR PAPERS *** We would like to kindly ask for your help in distributing our calls for papers to students of American studies or related fields. aspeers, the first and currently only MA-level peer-reviewed journal for American studies in Europe, … Continue reading

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The 10th Anniversary Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association

*** CALL FOR PAPERS *** LEGACIES & LIFESPANS: CONTEMPORARY WOMEN’S WRITING IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY The 10th Anniversary Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association University of Brighton /17 October 2015 The deadline is extended to 22 September. Please send abstracts of no more … Continue reading

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1st International Virtual Conference on Cultural Studies on the topic of “Languages, Literature and Cultural Studies: Sites and Insights”

CFP: 1st International Virtual Conference on Cultural Studies on the topic of  “Languages, Literature and Cultural Studies: Sites and Insights” from January 15 – 17, 2016 Dead line for Abstracts: September 10, 2015 Call for Papers for the 1st International Virtual Conference on Cultural Studies on the … Continue reading

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MLA Commons: CALL FOR ESSAY PROPOSALS

CALL FOR ESSAY PROPOSALS Deadline: 1 December 2015 Visit the MLA Commons site dedicated to the development of this volume; you’ll find the book proposal, resources, opportunity to offer comment and feedback, as well as this call and a submission … Continue reading

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British Women Short Story Writers: The New Woman to Now

British Women Short Story Writers: The New Woman to Now July 2015 Edited by Emma Young and James Bailey Essays tracing the evolving relationship between British women writers and the short story genre from the late Nineteenth Century to the present day … Continue reading

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CWWA 10th Anniversary Events

We are delighted to announce two events that celebrate the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association’s tenth anniversary. Please circulate the attached and the below as widely as possible, and to any students and colleagues who may be interested. We’re looking forward … Continue reading

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Free access to interviews with contemporary women writers

  Oxford University Press is offering free access to interviews published in the Contemporary Women’s Writing journal. Featured authors include: Marilyn Chin Shirley Geok lin-Lim Mitsuye Yamada Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Caroline Bergvall Jhumpa Lahiri Leila Aboulela An interview with Ali … Continue reading

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Special issue of Journal of Gender Studies: Feminism, Academia, Austerity

  In September 2012, a conference at the University of Nottingham was dedicated to an exploration of the effects of austerity on gender in academia. The conference was co-organised between the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association (CWWA) and the Feminist and … Continue reading

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CWWA conference in Melbourne (July 3-5 2014) – Registration now open!

Registration for the 5th Contemporary Women’s Writing Association Conference: Contemporary Women’s Writing and Environments 3-5 July 2014 is now available online. This promises to be a very exciting conference with contributors from all over the world. One highlight is the session … Continue reading

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CWWA Conference Bursary Winners 2014

The Contemporary Women’s Writing Association is pleased to support the scholarly work of those working in contemporary women’s writing internationally. We established a competitive scheme for the award of 2 bursaries each of £750, for PhD students and Early Career … Continue reading

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