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Why can’t we just be People in German Studies?

Originally posted on Helen Finch:
The WIGS committee, doing our best to dispel the clichés of humourless feminism In 1988 women were scarcely visible in German studies in the UK. In 1988 there was only one woman chair-holder in the whole of the British Isles and that was Eda Sagarra, Professor of Germanic Languages at Trinity…

Conference planning and committee meeting…welcome to new reps!

Just back from a gloriously sunny Sheffield where Caroline Bland took great care of us during our committee meeting. Points on the agenda included, of course, plans for this year’s WiGS conference in Sheffield this November. We have received some fantastic abstracts from Wiggies – so thank you – and we look forward to a … Continue reading