*UPDATE: Student Essay Competition Winners Announced*
The FWSA is pleased to announce the winning and shortlisted entries to this year’s essay competition.
Olivia Wright, University of Nottingham, ‘’Freedom in her Mind’: Women’s Prison Zines and Feminist Writing in the 1970s’
Columba Achilleos-Sarll, University of Warwick, ‘Reconceptualising Foreign policy as Gendered, Sexualised and Racialised: Towards a Postcolonial Feminist Foreign Policy Analysis’
Farhana Rahman, University of Cambridge, ‘The Merits and Limits of a Gendered Epistemology: Muslim Women and the Politics of Knowledge Production’
Gudrun Getz, SAOS University of London, ‘Honour & Dignity: Trauma Recovery, International Law and the Issue of the “Comfort Women” of South Korea’
Lakshmi-Pearl Quigley-Bhattacharya, University of Edinburgh, ‘Bengali art house cinema, women’s subjectivity, and history: Satyajit Ray’s use of ‘silence’ in Charulata (1964) and Devi (1960)’
Robyn Long, University of Sussex, ‘Sexual subjectivities within neoliberalism: can queer and crip engagements offer an alternative praxis?’
Stephanie Butler, Newcastle University, ‘English Women at Home During WWII: Anderson Shelters as Domestic Spaces’
Thank you to all the candidates who submitted entries, and to the judges who have worked hard on this year’s competition. The next round of the competition will open in early 2018.
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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 our judging panel and will be published in the Journal of International Women’s Studies. In addition, the winner will receive a year’s free FWSA membership.
Student’s at any stage of their studies at a British or Irish university are encouraged to submit work that has not been previously published and is not currently under consideration for publication, or for competitions which result in publication, elsewhere. Essays should be 6,000-7,000 words (including footnotes and bibliography), must be submitted electronically and including a completed competition coversheet. Please use your surname as the file name (e.g. ‘ROY’). Please note that entries without the coversheet will not be considered.
The deadline for this year’s competition is Friday 5th May 2017.
The previous winning essays from the FWSA Student Essay Competition can be read online in the Journal of International Women’s Studies.
We look forward to receiving your entries!