For more information about the FWSA
and its initiatives, including the 2018 student essay competition, please visit www.fwsablog.org.uk.
(50.) Pennington, '(Re) Creating Sisterhood', op cit; and Rebecca Feasey, 'Mothers on Mothers: Maternal Readings of Popular Television', paper given at 'Rethinking Sisterhood FWSA
Conference', Bristol University, September 2014.
(11) As an FWSA
survey reported, "many centres/departments had funding for only one staff person/professor to pull the programme together (depending heavily on lecturers from other departments)." (12)
Committed to encouraging feminist research and teaching, the FWSA
runs a number of annual competitions which facilitate high quality scholarship from researchers at all levels.
was founded in 1987 as a network of scholars with research interests in feminist and women's studies.
'Emotions, Activisms, Intersectionality', the theoretical focus of our 10th anniversary essay competition, has been the leitmotif of the FWSA
's events in 2013-2014.
In celebrating the 10th anniversary of the FWSA
essay competition, we are proud to present the theme for the 2013 competition, 'New Directions in Feminist Studies - Emotions, Activisms, Intersectionality' and a special publisher's prize.
In recognising student scholarship, JIWS continues to facilitate the FWSA
in supporting students in what is an increasingly challenging academic environment.
Please promote and find out more about the FWSA
and its initiatives, including the next round of our essay competition, by visiting www.fwsa.org.uk.
For more information on the FWSA
, and the student essay competition in particular, please go to the FWSA
website at www.fwsa.org.uk.
This special issue features the winning and short-listed entries from the 2006 Feminist and Women's Studies Association (FWSA
) annual student essay competition.
The organizers of this year's Feminist and Women's Studies Association's (FWSA
) 20th Annual Conference, Feminism and Popular Culture, for example, received almost two hundred abstracts in response to their recent call for papers.