We bring a range of disciplinary approaches to issues of gender, and apply feminist and queer perspectives to literature, history and culture from the Middle Ages to the present day.
Our work spans the history and cultures of Canada, Latin America, Francophone and Lusophone Africa, Russia and China, as well as France, Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal and South-East Europe.
Our research covers:
Individual projects include German women’s life writing; women’s exile; Lusophone queer identities; gender and race relations; gendering Latin American independence; women in German cinema; Francophone Canadian women writers; African women writers; the sexual politics of realist French fiction; gender roles in Weimar Germany; contemporary women’s animal fictions.
MA and PhD students work on projects across the continents, cultures, languages and disciplines we cover. Current and recent topics include:
You can find out more about postgraduate research opportunities by consulting the online prospectus.
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