CfP: WIGS 31st Annual Conference (9 November 2019, University College Dublin)

CALL FOR PAPERS WIGS 31st Annual Conference Saturday 9 November 2019, University College Dublin The annual Women in German Studies members’ conference will be held in Ireland this November, at University College Dublin (UCD). Abstracts (c.150 words) are invited for papers of about 20 minutes duration, on any topic within German Studies. We welcome abstracts … Continue reading CfP: WIGS 31st Annual Conference (9 November 2019, University College Dublin)

Reminder: WIGS Committee Vacancies (Secretary and Postgraduate Representative)

A reminder about the upcoming deadline (28 February) for expressions of interest in WIGS committee vacancies for the positions of Secretary and PG rep. A couple of WIGS committee terms of office are ending at the same time, as a result of which we are advertising the following committee vacancies: Secretary and Postgraduate Representative (please … Continue reading Reminder: WIGS Committee Vacancies (Secretary and Postgraduate Representative)

WIGS Committee Vacancies (Secretary and Postgraduate Representative)

A couple of WIGS committee terms of office are ending at the same time, as a result of which we are advertising the following committee vacancies: Secretary and Postgraduate Representative (please see below for details). This is an excellent opportunity to hold a position of responsibility in a national professional organisation of over thirty years’ standing, … Continue reading WIGS Committee Vacancies (Secretary and Postgraduate Representative)

Registration open: WIGS 30th Annual Conference (9-10 November, Aston)

Registration for this year’s annual members' conference at Aston University (9-10 November), in WIGS' 30th anniversary year, is now open! Please register through the Aston University Online Store. https://store.aston.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/languages-social-sciences/lss-events/women-in-german-studies-wigs-30th-anniversary-conference Booking will be open until 31 October. To help with planning, the organisers would be most grateful if you could please register sooner rather than later. Conference dinner. There … Continue reading Registration open: WIGS 30th Annual Conference (9-10 November, Aston)

WIGS Postgraduate Essay Prize (Deadline: 1 October 2018)

Calling all female Germanist PGs - enter the WIGS PG Essay Prize competition by 1 October! Need inspiration? Read about our previous winners here and see the image gallery below. Please see Ts&Cs below, and email our PG rep, Mary Frank (maryfrank.2011@my.bristol.ac.uk), or our Secretary, Katya Krylova (katya.krylova@abdn.ac.uk), if you have any queries. Women in … Continue reading WIGS Postgraduate Essay Prize (Deadline: 1 October 2018)

EXTENDED DEADLINE: 2018 WIGS Book Prize Competition (1 September)

The deadline for the 2018 WIGS Book Prize competition has been extended to 1 September 2018. Eligible ECRs are warmly encouraged to apply! Presentations by the 2015 winner and runner-up can be viewed here. Please see Ts&Cs below. Please note that we are unable to accept proposals for books already under contract /in production. Women in German Studies Book Prize Women in German … Continue reading EXTENDED DEADLINE: 2018 WIGS Book Prize Competition (1 September)

Winning essay of 2016 WIGS Postgraduate Essay Prize competition published in German Life and Letters

The prize-winning essay of Melissa Schuh (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt), who won the 2016 Women in German Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize competition, has now been published in the July 2018 issue of German Life and Letters: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/glal.12195 Many congratulations again to Melissa! Want to follow in Melissa's footsteps (and those of our 2014 and 2015 winners and runners-up too)? The 2018 WIGS Postgraduate … Continue reading Winning essay of 2016 WIGS Postgraduate Essay Prize competition published in German Life and Letters

WIGS 2017 Open Conference in Oxford

This time last week many WIGS members and non-members alike were in Oxford for our 2017 WIGS Open Conference on the theme of 'Reform & Revolt', where we enjoyed three days of engaging papers and conference activities. Once again, WIGS tweeted the conference using the hashtag #WIGS2017 and encouraged delegates to join in: the Storify … Continue reading WIGS 2017 Open Conference in Oxford

Latest Programme, WIGS 28th Annual Conference, 4-5 November, Aberystwyth

The latest programme (including confirmed speakers for the PG/ECR workshop) for the WIGS 28th Annual Conference in Aberystwyth is now available! Please remember to register for the conference via this ONLINE BOOKING FORM by Thursday 27 October! We look forward to seeing you in Aberystwyth!

Members’ news for WIGS AGM in Aberystwyth

Attention all WIGS members! With the WIGS annual conference in Aberystwyth fast approaching, I’d like to ask you to send me all news of members (including promotions, publications, awards, etc.) to report to the AGM. Please send all reports to me at katya.krylova@cantab.net by Wednesday 2 November. We look forward to hearing your good news!

Registration open: WIGS 28th Annual conference (4-5 November 2016, Aberystwyth)

Registration for this year's annual members’ conference at Aberystwyth University (4-5 November) is now open! Please register by completing the ONLINE BOOKING FORM. The booking form will be open until 27 October. To help with planning, the organisers would be most grateful if you could register sooner rather than later. The conference is open to all members of … Continue reading Registration open: WIGS 28th Annual conference (4-5 November 2016, Aberystwyth)

Report on the WIGS 27th Annual Conference in Durham, 6-7 November 2015

Earlier this month Wiggies from around the UK and Ireland made their way to Durham for the WIGS 27th Annual Conference. As ever it was an opportunity to listen to some fantastic papers, to catch up with fellow Wiggies and meet new Wiggies in the wonderful environment of Durham’s Van Mildert College. The conference started … Continue reading Report on the WIGS 27th Annual Conference in Durham, 6-7 November 2015

Members’ news for WIGS annual conference in Durham

Attention all WIGS members! With the WIGS annual conference fast approaching, I’d like to ask you to send me all news of members (including promotions, publications [monographs and edited volumes], awards, etc.) to report to the AGM. Please do send all reports to me at katya.krylova@cantab.net by Wednesday 4 November. We look forward to hearing your … Continue reading Members’ news for WIGS annual conference in Durham

WiGS Postgraduate Essay Prize 2015

Last year Ina Linge was the winner of the inaugural WiGS Postgraduate Essay Prize. This year it could be you! Send in your entries by 1 October 2015 and you could be the winner of the 2015 WiGS Postgraduate Essay Prize. The winning essay will be announced at the WiGS conference in Durham. Winners of … Continue reading WiGS Postgraduate Essay Prize 2015

WiGS Book Prize/ WiGS Postgraduate Essay Prize

Could those of you who submitted an entry for the WiGS First Book Prize by 1 September 2015 but did not receive an acknowledgment from me please resend your original email to this address: katya.krylova@cantab.net? May I also take this opportunity to alert you to our forthcoming deadline (1 October 2015) for the WiGS Postgraduate … Continue reading WiGS Book Prize/ WiGS Postgraduate Essay Prize

Introducing Our New Secretary: Katya Krylova, University of Nottingham

As announced in the previous WIGS blog post, I will be taking over from Helen Finch as Secretary of WIGS. I would like to thank Helen for all her hard work, dedication and commitment to WIGS over the past four years. It is a huge honour to follow in her footsteps and to be able … Continue reading Introducing Our New Secretary: Katya Krylova, University of Nottingham