CFP: Women on Women symposiums from PG Contemporary Women’s Writing Network

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Today’s post is from The Postgraduate Contemporary Women’s Writing Network. For take-away details, have a look at the Women on Women CFP Overview [PDF].

PG CWWN logo The Postgraduate Contemporary Women’s Writing Network is pleased to announce the full details of its ‘Women on Women Symposia Series’ for 2012, that comprises four half-day events for postgraduate students at different institutions across the UK. Each event focuses on a different theme and/or aspect of contemporary women’s writing. They are:

  • Queer Sistershoods in Contemporary Women’s Writing‘ at Queens University Belfast on 29 February 2012
  • Sisters in Verse: Contemporary Women’s Poetry‘at the University of Oxford on 9 March 2012
  • Sister Earth: Global Relationships  in Contemporary  Women’s Writing‘  at Goldsmiths, University  of London on  26 April 2012
  • Mythical, Magical  and Monstrous Women in Contemporary  Women’s Writing‘ at the University of Leicester on 20 June 2012.

We invite abstracts of 250 words for 20 minute papers to any of the symposia via email to Please include the name of the host institution  in the title of your email. The deadline for the submissions of abstracts to each individual event is detailed on the Women on Women CFP Poster [PDF].

We are pleased to announce that not only will each event include a keynote talk by either a writer or academic connected to the symposia theme, but that attendance to each symposia is free. To attend, please email us at the above address indicating which seminar you would like to register for. Please note that places are limited.

For further details about the event including the deadlines for the submission of abstracts, please see the attached poster or visit the PG CWWN website at If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us either through our website or via our symposia email above.

If you would like to be kept updated about the PG CWWN and its events, please send an email with the subject line ‘Mailing List’ to

We look forward to receiving your abstracts.

Very best wishes,
The PG CWWN Steering Group

Cat McGurren, Claire O’Callaghan, Alex Pryce, Amy Rushton and Emma Young.

Postgraduate Contemporary Women’s Writing Network (PG CWWN)


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