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Schwan, A. (2018, May). German Internees Writing the First World War: Identities, Irony and Humour in the Camp Newspaper Stobsiade. Paper presented at International Conference on War and Imprisonment, New York, USA
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Schwan, A., Armstrong, S., & King, J. (2017, November). University-Prison Engagement in Adult Prison Education: Beyond Bibliotherapy and Desistance Theory?. Paper presented at 16th International Conference of the European Prison Education Association, Vienna, Austria
Schwan, A. (2017, July). 'National Antipathies'?: Representations of the Franco-Prussian War in the British Press. Paper presented at 'Borders and Border Crossings': 49th Annual Conference of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (RSVP), University of Freiburg, Germany
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The project pursues three main aims and objectives:
1. Address desideratum: During the First World War, many communities in Britain and its Empire hosted internment camps for military Prisoners of Wa...
Convict Voices: Women & Prison Writing in the Long 19th Century investigates 19th century prison writing and other discursive spaces where convict voices could emerge. As prison populations are reachi...
British Association of Victorian Studies
The first event of its kind in the UK, this conference on ‘Reading and Writing in Prison’ seeks to raise the profile of existing research and practice in relation to British prisons and facilitate new...
Schwan, A. (2015, June). Introducing video essays. Paper presented at Assessment and Feedback: where are we now and where are we going?, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh
Schwan, A. (2015, April). Orange is the New Black and cultural representations of women’s Imprisonment. Paper presented at Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada
Schwan, A. (2014, March). 'Painted and attired even unto death': representing the female offender in the Manning Murder Case of 1849. Paper presented at Literary Dolls: The Female Textual Body from the 19th Century to Now, Durham University
Schwan, A. (2013, September). Frederick William Robinson and the Literary Tradition of Low Life. Paper presented at Lesser Victorians: Beyond the Canon in Victorian Fiction, Trinity College Dublin
Schwan, A. (2013, June). Female criminality in cross-national perspective: the trial and Imprisonment of Florence Maybrick. Paper presented at Joint Conference of the British, North American and Australasian Associations for Victorian Studies: The Global and The Local, Venice, Italy
Schwan, A. (2012, June). 'Woman’s Wrongs’: gender, free love and the law in Susan Willis Fletcher’s "Twelve Months in an English Prison" (1884). Paper presented at Taking Liberties: Sex, Pleasure, Coercion (1748-1928), Newcastle University, UK
Schwan, A. (2012, May). Reading about crime and punishment, prison volunteering and employability for literary studies graduates. Paper presented at The Higher Education Academy Arts and Humanities Annual Conference, Glasgow, Scotland
Schwan, A. (2012, April). Adultery, gender and the nation: the trial and Imprisonment of Florence Maybrick. Paper presented at Bodies of Evidence: Crime, Gender, and Representation, Newcastle University, UK
Schwan, A. (2010, June). Constructing citizenship through suffragette prison diaries. Paper presented at 7th Biennial International Auto/Biography Association Conference, University of Sussex
Schwan, A. (2009, October). Gender, class and citizenship in suffragette prison memoirs. Paper presented at Lives in Relation: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Life Writing, University of Lincoln
Schwan, A., & Wasson, S. (2008, December). Empowering Students Through Reading Diaries. Paper presented at English Subject Centre Conference 'Beyond the Essay', Northumbria University
Schwan, A. (2007, August). Victorian convict lives: selling the prison experience. Paper presented at British Association of Victorian Studies Annual Conference, 8th annual conference: Victorian cultural industries & elites, University of Salford
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
My PhD research focuses on the lived experience and literary representation...
This thesis examines the meaning, origin and influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s...
"The research explores elements of community, identity, and cultural realities. It explores the way of...
A series of AHRC-funded performances will take place at venues in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Hawick in June.
Produced by a multi-disciplinary team at Edinburgh Napier, and featuring Music and...
17 June 2018
Published article 'Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black'. Television & New Media (Sage, 2016).
11 May 2016
Merchiston Campus, 10 Colinton Road, Room B2 (3-4.30pm)
15 May 2018
26 April 2018
Perth, Kilgraston School
26 October 2017
Edinburgh, Merchiston Castle School
24 January 2017
HMP Barlinnie, Glasgow
12 October 2016
30 April 2016, Stirling University
11 May 2016
13 April 2016
4 June 2015
3 June 2010 - 4 June 2010