After a little less than three years of very hard work, Judith Rideout has submitted her thesis on Women’s Writing Networks in Spanish Magazines around 1900. We are all very proud of her and wish her the best of luck for the viva!
Maria Moschioni, one of the three conference interns who helped prepare and accompany our closing conference Cultural Encounters through Reading and Writing: New Approaches to the History of Literary Culture (9-11 June 2016, Glasgow Women’s Library), produced this lovely, short video with her impressions.
Just published: an interview with Henriette Partzsch in the Serbian journal Knjizenstvo: Journal of Studies in Literature, Gender and Culture: http://www.knjizenstvo.rs/magazine.php?text=141
The bold New Women became a staple of English fin-de-siecle literature but how was she written in Finland and Slovenia? In a new article Katja Mihurko Poniž and Viola Parente-Čapková analyse how writers “from the margins” engaged with that powerful figure: https://ojs.utlib.ee/index.php/IL/article/view/IL.2015.20.2.15/7613
In November 2015 Dr Katja Mihurko-Poniž has been awarded the prestigious Zois Certificate of Recognition for her outstanding contributions to research in Slovenia. Zois awards and certificates of recognition are the highest national scientific awards in Slovenia. The Zois Certificate of Recognition is conferred by the Board of the Republic of Slovenia for the Zois Award, the Zois Certificate of Recognition, the Ambassador of Science of the Republic of Slovenia Certificate of Recognition and the Puh Certificate of Recognition (hereinafter: Board). The Board is appointed by the Government of the Republic of Slovenia from among renowned researchers.
TTT has reached its second milestone and invites you to take a brief stroll through literary culture, following women’s connections mediated through reading and writing:
Find out more here: http://www.hivolda.no/english
In the framework of World Book Day on 23rd April and Slovenian Book Days Festival various events and activities were organized all around Slovenia in the week from 20th April to 24th April 2015. The public library Goriška knjižnica Franceta Bevka in Nova Gorica had prepared 32 events on different locations which culminated in the night of books on Thursday 23rd April. The Research Centre for Humanities of the University of Nova Gorica took part in these events with three lectures presenting different topics in the research field of humanities under the title “Literary researches at the University of Nova Gorica”. Dr Katja Mihurko Poniž gave a lecture on the character of the new woman in Slovenian literature, while Dr Aleš Vaupotič presented the transformation of words in the new medias – poetry as a video.