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New Book: 'Photographing the Unseen Mexico' by Dominika Gasiorowski

New Book: ‘Photographing the Unseen Mexico’ by Dominika Gasiorowski

By Maria Montt Strabucchi | blog, news

  This autumn, my first book entitled Photographing the Unseen Mexico: Maya Goded’s Socially Engaged Documentaries will be published by the Modern Humanities Research Association imprint Legenda (http://www.mhra.org.uk/news/maya-godeds-mexico). Based on nearly a decade of research, which included my PhD supervised by Prof Parvati Nair and funded by the Westfield Trust Research Studentship, the book establishes Maya Goded as one of the leading lights in Latin American photography.     Born in Mexico City in 1967, Maya Goded (mayagoded.net) is an acclaimed photographer and documentary filmmaker. Throughout her career as a visual artist, she has maintained a focus [&hellip

New Book: ‘Motherhood in Literature and Culture’

By Maria Montt Strabucchi | news

NEW BOOK Motherhood in Literature and Culture   Dealing with a range of topics including pregnancy and birth, affect and ambivalence, and family and legacy, Motherhood in Literature and Culture: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Europe (Routledge) – edited by Gill Rye, Victoria Browne, Adalgisa Giorgio, Emily Jeremiah, and Abigail Lee Six – will provoke discussion and debate about that most crucial of human activities, mothering. The volume grew out of an initiative developed at the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing at the Institute of Modern Languages Research and funded by the AHRC. Registration for book [&hellip

Peter Lang Oxford welcomes proposals for the book series “Studies in Contemporary Women’s Writing”

By Maria Montt Strabucchi | news

Peter Lang Oxford welcomes proposals for the book series   Studies in Contemporary Women’s Writing   www.peterlang.com/view/serial/SCWW Series Editor Gill Rye, Emerita Professor Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London   This book series supports the work of the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing at the Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London, by publishing high-quality critical studies of contemporary literature by women. The main focus of the series is literatures written in the languages covered by the Centre – French, German, Italian, Portuguese [&hellip

New book: Battleground Bodies by Eleanor K. Jones (Peter Lang 2017)

New book: Battleground Bodies by Eleanor K. Jones (Peter Lang 2017)

By Maria Montt Strabucchi | blog, Uncategorized

Battleground Bodies Gender and Sexuality in Mozambican Literature by Eleanor K. Jones Series: Reconfiguring Identities in the Portuguese-Speaking World This is the first book to provide a comparative exploration of the gendered and sexual body in Mozambican literature, engaging with the work of six authors spanning different generations, styles and aesthetics. The study begins by providing a detailed and innovative survey of the dynamics of gender, sexuality and power in the Portuguese colonial and Mozambican post-independence contexts, from the nineteenth century to the turn of the millennium. This initial investigation provides the sociohistorical backdrop for in-depth analyses of [&hellip

New Book: Feminine Singular: Women Growing up through Life-Writing in the Luso-Hispanic World (Peter Lang 2017)

New Book: Feminine Singular: Women Growing up through Life-Writing in the Luso-Hispanic World (Peter Lang 2017)

By Maria Montt Strabucchi | blog

Feminine Singular: Women Growing up through Life-Writing in the Luso-Hispanic World (Peter Lang 2017), edited by Maria-José Blanco and Claire Williams On Saturday 18 March a launch for the newly-published volume Feminine Singular: Women Growing up through Life-Writing in the Luso-Hispanic World (Peter Lang 2017), edited by Maria-José Blanco and Claire Williams, was held at St Peter’s College in Oxford, where Claire is Tutor for Portuguese. Mark Damazer, Master of the College, introduced the authors and Phillip Rothwell, King John II Professor of Portuguese and Chair of the Sub-Faculty of Portuguese, gave a short speech praising the book [&hellip

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