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  • Jaya Jacobo | Euterpeproject Eu

    Jaya Jacobo Jaya Jacobo is a transfeminine thinker and artist based at Coventry University where she currently does work on trans feminist pedagogies in literature, art and performance. She has worked alongside travesti and transsexual women artists, scholars and community workers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as well as with trans, queer and nonbinary Filipina/x/o performers from the Philippines and Filipino diaspora abroad. Jacobo was a former Board Member of the Society of Trans Women of the Philippines (STRAP), a former President of the Film Desk of the Young Critics Circle (YCC) of the Philippines, a Founding Co-Editor of Queer Southeast Asia: A Transgressive Journal of Literary Art and Co-Editor of BKL: Bikol/Bakla, Anthology of Bikolnon Gay Trans Queer Writing. Jaya is the author of Arasahas, her debut volume of poetry in Filipino from Savage Mind Publishing House.

  • The Consortium | Euterpeproject Eu

    Coordinator: CEU PU Vienna, Austria Principal Investigator: Jasmina Lukic Funding: Marie Skłodowska–Curie Actions – Doctoral Network (MSCA DN) Duration: 1 October, 2022 - 31 September, 2026 Grant Ref: EP/X02556X/1. The aim of EUTERPE: European Literatures and Gender from a Transnational Perspective is to offer an innovative approach to rethinking European cultural production in the light of complex social and political negotiations that are shaping European spaces and identities at present. EUTERPE intends to do that by bringing together gender and transnational perspectives within an interdisciplinary approach to literary and cultural studies. ​ The research is organized into 8 work packages within four main areas: 1. Transnational women’s literature and its travels: points of entry and pathways (WP 1, WP2); 2. Translational genres: crossing borders in gender, form, space, and identity (WP 3, WP4); 3. Transnational women intellectuals, multilingualism and decolonising European pedagogies (WP 5, WP6); 4. Transnational literature and cultural production: intermediality as a form of translation (WP7, WP8). ​ The Doctoral Candidates’ academic training will include two supervisors from cooperating universities, a compulsory secondment period, and an industrial internship with an Associated Partner organization to support bespoke employability enhancement. ​ The major impact outputs of the project: 11 PhD theses; a co-produced open-source Dictionary of Transnational Women’s Literature in Europe with key concepts and bio-bibliographic entries on leading representatives of the field; and a Digital Catalogue and Podcast Library , which will make accessible all relevant material collected during the creation of the Dictionary. ​ As a complex, interdisciplinary project, EUTERPE brings together literary and gender studies, as well as transnational studies, translation studies, migration studies and European studies. ​ This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon Europe research and innovation programme under grant agreement nr. 101073012. ​ This project has received funding from the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Research Grant, Grant Ref: EP/X02556X/1.

  • Orianna Calderón Sandoval | Euterpeproject Eu

    Orianna Calderón Sandoval Orianna Calderón-Sandoval is Junior Lecturer in Gender Studies and English Cultures at the University of Granada (UGR). She is also affiliated to the Women’s and Gender Studies Research Institute of UGR. Her research interests are located at the intersections of gender/feminist studies and film/audiovisual/transmedia studies. Among her recent publications are “Implementing Gender Equality Policies in the Spanish Film Industry”, International Journal of Cultural Policy (2021); “Subverting technologies of gender in male-dominated gender regimes: (self) representations of Spanish and Swedish women filmmakers”, co-written with Maria Jansson, Feminist Media Studies (2022); and “Debating Sexual Consent in the Teen Series The Hockey Girls: Reactions of Instagram Audiences”, co-written with Isabel Villegas-Simón and Pilar Medina-Bravo, Sex Education. (2023). https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9113-9010 She completed her PhD at the universities of Granada and Bologna, with a research project that focuses on feminist practices in documentary cinema. She was an Early Stage Researcher for GRACE “Gender and Cultures of Equality in Europe”, Horizon 2020, Marie Curie Research Project (ESR 13: Visualising Gender Equality in Europe through Art and Screen).

  • Junior Visiting Researcher | Euterpeproject Eu

    Job Title: Junior Visiting Researcher - Doctoral Candidate 12 - EUTERPE (f/m/d) Department: Department of Gender Studies Full-time/Part-time: Full-time Location: Vienna, AT, 1100 Application Deadline: July 20, 2024 This is the job call for a researcher to work in the EU-funded MSCA Doctoral Network “EUTERPE: European Literatures and Gender in Transnational Perspective”. The project started on October 1, 2022, and runs until September 30, 2026. The aim of EUTERPE is to offer an innovative approach to rethinking European cultural production in the light of complex social and political negotiations that are shaping European spaces and identities at present. EUTERPE intends to do that by bringing together gender and transnational perspectives within an interdisciplinary approach to literary and cultural studies, while training and supervising 11 DCs in interdisciplinary, transnational, gender-focused literary studies. As Coordinator of the EUTERPE Project, the Department of Gender Studies at the Central European University Private University (CEU PU, Austria) invites applications for a doctoral candidate position. The successful applicant is offered a 48-month term of doctoral studies of which max. 25 months are financed from the EU-funded EUTERPE project according to EU rules and min. 23 months are financed from CEU Doctoral Stipend according to CEU rules. The successful candidate will be based at the Department of Gender Studies in Vienna. We welcome applications from candidates with a master’s degree, a demonstrable interest and experience in gender studies, English language skills, a willingness to undertake two months of guided internship at an Associate Partner of the project, as well as a willingness to spend a period of 6 months on secondment at the University of Granada (Spain). Applicants will be required to submit a 1000-word research proposal outlining the innovative ways in which they will tackle this project (further details below). Duties and Responsibilities The successful candidate for this post will research “Transnational turn in literary studies” as part of EUTERPE’s Work Package 1 (Transnational turn in literary studies: Looking from Central and Eastern Europe). The Doctoral Candidate will be enrolled in a PhD program at the Department of Gender Studies at CEU for 48 months earliest from September 1, 2024. The first max. 25 months of their studies will be financed from the EU-funded Doctoral Network “EUTERPE: European Literatures and Gender in Transnational Perspective” (on a full-time employment contract) and the remaining min. 23 months are financed from the CEU Doctoral Stipend (as a student). The focus of this position will be research on points of entry and pathways of transnational literature in Europe. The research should concentrate on spaces where languages and literatures of different origins coexist and mix in rich variety. The aim is to examine transnational encounters, transculturalism, questions of identity and border-crossing. The project at large is focusing on women-identified writers whose work is characterized by various forms of transnationalism. Transnational literature produced in post-socialist countries and in the European regions with massive migration, i.e., with shifting geographic and symbolic borders, is of particular interest for this project. As a part of their research training, applicants will have the following duties Collectively with the other Doctoral Candidates participate in the EUTERPE Transnational Literary Research Laboratory creating the content of the Dictionary/Catalogue/Podcast Library following the Doctoral Candidate’s chosen track of contribution. Enroll as PhD students in respective PhD programs with the university, which is recruiting them; for this post it is PhD in Comparative Gender Studies at CEU PU. They must fulfill all the requirements of the program and work towards the completion of their PhD thesis within the deadline set by the university. Spend a compulsory secondment period of 6 months at the University of Granada (Spain) during the second year of their tenure. During this period, they will receive further research training and will conduct comparative research. Undertake 2 months of guided internship with a EUTERPE Associate Partner that works on a field relevant to the Doctoral Candidate's expertise. Work closely with their employability mentor in the development of a bespoke Employability Enhancement Plan. Attend project-wide training events including 3 education events in the form of summer and spring schools. Participate in the EUTERPE Final conference and promotion of the Dictionary of Transnational Women’s Literature in Europe, the Digital Catalogue and Podcast Library in Vienna in the fall of 2026. Contribute to the final project report in the summer of 2026. Qualifications Applications are accepted from candidates with an MA or equivalent degree from Literary Studies, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies and related disciplines. Priority will be given to candidates with a background and proven interest in transnational literary studies and in gender studies. The applicant has to fulfill CEU requirements for language proficiency ( http://www.ceu.edu/node/13737 ) Students enrolled in a doctoral program at CEU must not be simultaneously enrolled in other institutions of higher education, and are required, at the beginning of their studies at CEU, to sign a declaration to this effect. Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions – Doctoral Network (MSCA DN) requirements Eligibility rule: Applicants should not have been awarded a doctorate at the time of their recruitment. Mobility rule: Applicants must not have resided or carried out in person or virtually their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of their host organization (i.e., in Austria) for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before their recruitment date (= earliest start date of contract, i.e., September 1, 2024). Compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays and time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention are not taken into account. More detailed explanation of these eligibility conditions can be found here: European Charter for Researchers | EURAXESS ( europa.eu ) What CEU Offers The Doctoral Candidate will receive a maximum 25-month contract to cover the followings: Annual gross salary: 41,162 EUR (paid in 14 installments) Benefits: Resaver, Meal Ticket Mobility allowance: € 600/month (paid 12 times per year) Family allowance: (if applicable): € 660/month (paid 12 times per year) The contract is for a fixed-term (earliest from 1 September 2024 – to 30 September 2026), 25 months for the duration of the HORIZON-MSCA-2021-DN. “EUTERPE: European Literatures and Gender in Transnational Perspective”. After the end of the employment period, the selected candidate will be offered to complete the PhD studies on a CEU Doctoral Stipend for min. 23 months (the Doctoral Stipend currently is 1,880 EUR/gross/month). How to Apply Applicants need to submit: filled out application form, (the application form can be downloaded from the Euraxess job advert) application letter (not exceeding 500 words), CV, reference letters from two academic and one non-academic referees, submitted by the referees, to the euterpe@ceu.edu e-mail address, 1000-word research proposal as required, Complete official master’s transcript and master’s diploma. The transcript and the diploma should be issued in English by your university/college or translated by the issuing institution or a registered translator. In either case, it must bear the stamp and signature of an official of the institution or the translator. proof of language proficiency according to CEU’s requirements ( https://www.ceu.edu/admissions/how-to-apply/checklis t ), (optional) an academic writing sample. Short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in online interviews and will be subject to pre-employment checks prior to any appointment. The recruitment strategy will be in line with the recommendations in the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. The process will adhere to OTM-R (open, transparent, and merit-based recruitment of researchers) practices. Further inquiries may be addressed to: euterpe@ceu.edu . CEU is an equal opportunity employer and values geographical and gender diversity, thus encouraging applications from women and/or other underrepresented groups. Since CEU strives to increase the share of women in professorial positions, given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants. CEU recognizes that personal and family circumstances shape the trajectory of one’s career and working patterns. As such, and in line with CEU’s promotion of Equal Opportunities, we encourage applicants to detail periods of leave, part-time work or other such situations in their applications so that the Search Committee is able to assess an applicant’s academic record fairly in the context of their circumstances. Any declaration of personal and family circumstances is voluntary and will be handled confidentially and only considered in so far as it impacts on the academic career of an applicant. About CEU One of the world’s most international universities, a unique founding mission positions Central European University as both an acclaimed center for the study of economic, historical, social and political challenges, and a source of support for building open and democratic societies that respect human rights and human dignity. CEU is accredited in the United States and Austria, and offers English-language bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in the social sciences, the humanities, law, environmental sciences, management and public policy. CEU enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries, with faculty from over 50 countries. In 2019, CEU relocated from Hungary to Austria as the Hungarian government revoked its ability to issue US-accredited degrees in the country. As a result, CEU offers all of its degree programs in Vienna, Austria; and retains a non-degree, research and civic engagement presence in Budapest, Hungary, through its CEU Democracy Institute , the Institute for Advanced Study, the CEU Summer University and The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives (OSA) , and its Hungarian language public educational programs and public lectures. For more information, please visit https://www.ceu.edu/ . Requisition ID: 605 Apply Now

  • Suzanne Clisby | Euterpeproject Eu

    Suzanne Clisby Suzanne Clisby (FRSA) is Professor of Education and Social Justice at the University of Lincoln with longstanding experience and expertise in academic research and leadership, teaching and authorship. She has conducted over 15 research projects, totalling circa. £8m and has trained numerous scholars in feminist methodological approaches and qualitative methods. She provides expertise in gender analyses, participatory development, life history narrative methods and creative praxis across a range of academic and NGO contexts, including a University of Iceland/UNESCO international fellowship programme. Professor Suzanne Clisby was the UK PI of the Horizon Europe European MSCA EUTERPE project (2022-24) and continues to work closely with the EUTERPE Consortium as Special Project Advisor, Supervisory Expert Advisor (Coventry) and Employability Mentor (Granada). Professor Clisby was the Co-Director of the UKRI GCRF Global Gender and Cultures of Equality (GlobalGRACE) Project (2017-2022), PI and Director of the Horizon 2020 MSCA Gender and Cultures of Equality in Europe (GRACE) Project (2015-2019), and, for over a decade, Co-Editor of the Journal of Gender Studies. Her research focuses on gender, education and development. Her publications and edited collections include Gendering Women: identity and mental wellbeing through the lifecourse (with Holdsworth, 2016, Policy Press) in which she provides a materialist feminist analysis of the symbolic, structural and visceral violence of everyday encounters with constructions of gender; The State of Girls Rights in the UK (with Alsop, 2016, New Internationalists Publications); Theorising Cultures of Equality (with Johnson & Turner, 2020, Routledge); Gender, Sexuality and Identities of the Borderlands: Queering the Margins (2020, Routledge); Investigating Cultures of Equality (with Golańska and Różalska, 2022, Routledge); and Performing Cultures of Equality (with Durán-Almarza and Rodríguez-González, 2022, Routledge).

  • Samriddhi Pandey | Euterpeproject Eu

    < Back Samriddhi Pandey Short bio Samriddhi's research centers on investigating the impact of the transnational turn in autobiographies as a gendered literary genre. Her academic interests span gender studies, literary-historical analysis, posthumanism, and postcolonial/decolonial theory. She completed her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in English Literature at Hansraj College, Delhi University, and Shiv Nadar University, India, respectively. During her master's program at Shiv Nadar University, she received the Graduate Teaching and Research Fellowship, teaching courses on Academic Writing and Literary Culture of the Enlightenment and Romanticism. Subsequently, she worked as an Editorial Project Manager at Palgrave Macmillan and Elsevier for two years before commencing her Ph.D. at the Department of Gender Studies, Central European University, in 2023. Research topic The Center Cannot Hold: Transnational Autobiographies as a Gendered Genre Areas of Interest- gender studies, literary-historical analysis, posthumanism, and postcolonial/decolonial theory. Previous Next

  • Gilberta Golinelli | Euterpeproject Eu

    Gilberta Golinelli Gilberta Golinelli is associate Professor at the University of Bologna where she teaches English Literature, Feminist Methodologies and Critical Utopias. Her main research areas include the Shakespearean canon and the Elizabethan Theatre, Women’s and Gender Studies, Women’s Utopias in Early Modern Age. She is the referent of the Phd program EDGES (European Doctorate in Women’s and Gender Studies) and vice coordinator of the Master Gemma (University of Bologna). Among her recent publications Gender Models, Alternative Communities and Women’s Utopianism. Margaret Cavendish, Aphra Behn and Mary Astell (2018); Il testo shakespeariano dialoga con i nuovi storicismi, il materialismo culturale e gli studi di genere (2012); the coediting of the volume Women’s Voices and Genealogies in Literary Studies in English (2019).

  • Olga Fenoll Martínez | Euterpeproject Eu

    < Back Olga Fenoll Martínez Short bio Olga Fenoll-Martínez holds a BA in Translation and Interpreting (University of Granada) and an MA in English Literature and Linguistics (University of Granada). She has been granted with different scholarships for early researchers provided by the Spanish Government and the University of Granada, and she has also engaged in R&D research projects. In her works, Olga has aimed to display a queer approach through different intra-actions such as contemporary queer poetry, translation studies or located audiovisual cultures from a feminist new-materialist lens. Research Olga’s PhD project aims to tackle located and nomadic transnational womxn’s art and writings as assemblages that are in-the-making by exploring the plastic potentiality of those works through a diffracted approach guided by onto-epistemological new materialist optics and interferenced logics. Previous Next

  • Francesco Cattani | Euterpeproject Eu

    Francesco Cattani Francesco Cattani is an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the University of Bologna, where he teaches “Literatures of English Speaking Countries”. He also collaborates with the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree GEMMA, Women's and Gender Studies, for which he teaches "The Re-vision of the Body in Women's Literature" and "English Women's Literature". He is member of the Diversity Council of the UNA Europa European University Alliance and of the Working Group on Equity, Inclusion and Diversity of the University of Bologna. His research blends postcolonial and decolonial studies, gender studies, science fiction, dystopia, and the posthuman to tackle repetitive patterns in the construction of the non-human. Another area of interest is black British literature and visual culture. He has published essays on the deconstruction of European identity from a transnational perspective, Bernardine Evaristo, Kazuo Ishiguro, Jeanette Winterson, Ingrid Pollard, Hanif Kureishi.

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