Useful Links

By Bea Caballero • • 15 Sep 2012

We want this to be a useful collection of sites related to women and gender issues in Iberia and Latin America, and in the academy. If you would like to suggest links to be added to this list, please send the URL and a brief description to the web administrator.

Professional Organisations

Women’s Writing

  • Biblioteca de mujeres – based in Madrid, this independent, volunteer-run library has more than 17,000 volumes relating to women and women’s writing. It’s open to the public, and the constantly-updated catalogue is available online
  • A Celebration of Women Writers – index of women writers, past and present, from all over the world, with links to electronic texts and other info
  • escritoras.com – bio-bibliographical info about Spanish women writers, past and present
  • ARTFL French Women Writers Project – searchable database from the Univesity of Chicago, containing works by French women authors from the 16th to the 19th century
  • Victorian Women Writers Project – based at the University of Indiana, this is a huge collection of online texts by Victorian women writers from Susan Hamilton, Lady Ardagh, to Charlotte Yonge
  • Women Writers: A Zine – E-Zine dedicated to women’s writing, past and contemporary, primarily American and British. Includes academic articles, biographical info, new writing, interviews and stacks of links
  • BIESES Bibliografía de escritoras españolas

Academic career development

  • Academic Job Interview Questions – list of questions collected by Mary Corbin Sies, Department of American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park
  • How to be a Good Graduate Student – paper by Marie desJardins, University of Indiana, with lots of advice for graduate students and advisors
  • jobs.ac.uk -best British site for finding academic and academic-related jobs, updated daily

Other Resources