30th Anniversary Women in German Studies (WIGS) Conference

30th Anniversary Women in German Studies (WIGS) Conference

9-10 November 2018 
Aston University

Friday 9 November, The Cadbury room 

14:00 Registration

14:30 Postgraduate and ECR Workshop

  • Post-PhD opportunities: getting published, applying for funding and more!

  • Alex Lloyd (Oxford): Academic Publishing: My Part in its Downfall
    Laurel Plapp (Peter Lang)    

  • Elisabeth Wielander (Aston): The Reluctant Academic

  • Ellen Pilsworth (Reading): All You Need is Love [and good Time Management and a Self-Care Practice]

  • Lyn Marven (Liverpool): Open Access Publishing and Modern Languages Online (MLO)

  • Mary Boyle (Maynooth): Applying for the Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowships

17:00 Coffee Break

17:45  Welcome 

18:00 Prize-giving: Postgraduate Essay Prize & First Book Proposal Prize
20:00 Conference Dinner at the Lost & Found, Bennetts Hill

Saturday 10 November

9.30 Parallel Panels (1/2)

Panel 1 – Early Modern (10th floor, NX02)

Panel 2 – Illness and Social Norms (The Cadbury room)

10:30 Coffee

11:00 Panel 3

Panel 3 – Literature and Politics (The Cadbury room) 

12:00 Keynote Lecture

13:00 Lunch

14:00 AGM

15:00-16:30 Parallel Panels (4/5)

Panel 4 – Identity and Otherness (The Cadbury room)

Panel 5 – Genre (10th floor, NX02)

To register please click here