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WIGS Committee Meeting in Oxford

The WIGS committee met in Oxford on Saturday to prepare for this year’s special WIGS Open Conference on ‘Reform & Revolt’, which will take place at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, on 22-24 June 2017. Watch this space for details about the programme, registration information, and for information about the postgraduate workshop, a crowdsourcing translation workshop, and … Continue reading

CfP: Reform & Revolt, Women in German Studies Open Conference, 22-24 June 2017, St Edmund Hall, Oxford

The 2017 Women in German Studies open conference explores the topics ‘reform’ and ‘revolt’ across German history, literature and culture. We would like to invite members and non-members (women and men) to propose papers of c. 20 minutes duration on the conference theme. Papers may be given in either English or German. Please send abstracts … Continue reading

First Book Award

In anticipation of the announcement of the second WiGS Book Award tomorrow evening, we would like to remind you of our wonderful entries from last year! First Runner-Up, Melissa Munderloh   In this short video, Melissa Munderloh explains her book proposal The Emergence of Post-Hybrid Identities: A  Comparative  Analysis of National Identity Formations in Germany’ … Continue reading

Aberystwyth Travel Information, WIGS 28th Annual Members’ Conference

With thanks to Rose Simpson for kindly providing this information. We are looking forward to seeing delegates in Aberystwyth next week for the WIGS 28th Annual Conference. Please see the latest conference programme (which includes room details). A map of the Aberystwyth University Penglais Campus is available on https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/maps-travel/maps/#buildings. Town and travel maps are also available from … Continue reading

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!

Location, Accommodation, and PG Room Share Opportunities for the WIGS Annual Conference, Aberystwyth, 4-5 November 2016

With thanks to Rose Simpson for kindly providing this information. The WIGS conference will be held in the Medrus conference suite in the Penbryn Building, which is near the entrance to the campus and near to a bus stop which will take you into town. It is, however, often quicker to walk than wait. Buses are reasonably … Continue reading

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

Report: First WiGS Early Career Workshop on Alternative Careers, Oxford 9 September 2016

The first ECR workshop on alternative careers was a great success, thanks to a well-balanced programme, the generosity of the invited speakers in sharing their knowledge and time, the professionalism and friendliness of St Edmund Hall staff, a wonderful group of interested and lively participants, and last but not least the support of the WiGS … Continue reading

Winning essay of the 2015 WIGS Postgraduate Essay Prize competition published in German Life and Letters

The prize-winning essay of Ellen Pilsworth (UCL), who won the 2015 Women in German Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize competition, has now been published in the July 2016 issue of German Life and Letters: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/glal.12121/abstract The essay of runner-up in the competition, Nicola Thomas (University of Nottingham), has also been published in the same issue: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/glal.12124/abstractContinue reading

Extended CFP deadline (5 May 2016), WIGS 28th Annual Conference, Aberystwyth

The CFP deadline for the Women in German Studies Members’ Conference has been extended to Thursday 5 May 2016. Please send your abstracts to Rose Sillars at ras15@aber.ac.uk by this date. Please find the original CFP (with the revised deadline) below.   CALL FOR PAPERS  WIGS 28th Annual Conference  Saturday 5 November 2016  Aberystwyth University … Continue reading

CFP Deadline, 23 April 2016, WIGS 28th Annual Conference, Aberystwyth

Don’t miss the CFP deadline for the Women in German Studies 28th Annual Conference! Send your abstracts to Rosemary Sillars at ras15@aber.ac.uk, by 23 April 2016.   CALL FOR PAPERS WIGS 28th Annual Conference Saturday 5 November 2016 Aberystwyth University The annual Women in German Studies members’ conference will be held at Aberystwyth University this November. Abstracts (c.150 … Continue reading

CFP: WIGS 28th Annual Conference, Aberystwyth, 5 November 2016

 CALL FOR PAPERS WIGS 28th Annual Conference Saturday 5 November 2016 Aberystwyth University   The annual Women in German Studies members’ conference will be held at Aberystwyth University this November. Abstracts (c.150 words) are invited for papers of about 20 minutes duration, on any topic within German Studies. There will be a workshop for postgraduates … Continue reading

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

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

Registration open: WIGS 27th Annual conference (6-7 November 2015, Durham)

WIGS 2015 6-7 November Durham University Van Mildert College Programme Friday 6 November 14:00-14:30     Coffee/Registration 14:30-17:00     Postgraduate Workshop: Working with Visual Culture and Displaying Visual Culture 17:00-17:30     Tea 17:45               Welcome 18:00               Prizegiving: Postgraduate Essay Prize … Continue reading

Theme for PG Workshop Durham 2015 announced!

This year at the WiGS annual member’s conference, the theme of the Postgraduate Workshop will be: ‘Working with Visual Culture and Displaying Visual Culture’. This event will focus particularly on how one can curate exhibitions related to one’s own research. We would like to begin the workshop with a session that gives postgraduate students a chance … Continue reading

Women in German Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize

Women in German Studies are delighted to announce their prize for postgraduate scholarship. Postgraduate members of WiGS are encouraged to submit essays on any topic within German Studies. The winning essay will be selected by the WiGS committee and announced at the annual WiGS conference. Winners of the essay prize will receive £100 and the opportunity to have … Continue reading

Women in German Studies Book Prize

Women in German Studies are delighted to announce their new prize for first books, sponsored by Peter Lang. Members of WiGS who are preparing their first book for publication are encouraged to submit proposals. All topics within German Studies are welcome. The winning book will be selected by the WiGS committee and the commissioning editor for German … Continue reading

WIGS Committee Meeting in Durham

The WIGS committee met in Durham on Saturday to prepare for this year’s WIGS members’ conference, which will take place at Durham University on 6-7 November 2015. Watch this space for details about the programme, registration information, postgraduate workshop, as well as for information about the WIGS Postgraduate Essay Prize and the inaugural WIGS Book … Continue reading