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
Organised by Professor Päivi Lappalainen and Viola Parente-Čapková, our associated partner Turku City Library hosted a public seminar about the project’s research into 19th-century women’s writing, with special attention to the old collection of Turku City University. This event was followed on the next day by the second project meeting. You can find more detailed information about both events here.
Prof Yvonne Leffler, University of Gothenburg, presents the project “Swedish Women Writers on Export” on 24 April 2014 at the University of Turku. You can find out more about this project here: https://swedishwomenwriters.wordpress.com/