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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
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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
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., & 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
Schwan, A. (2006, November). 'Grop[ing] in the Darkness': Frederick William Robinson’s Tales of Female Crime and Incarceration. Paper presented at 48th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Schwan, A. (2006, October). Voices from prison: Nineteenth-Century narratives of female Incarceration. Paper presented at Neglected Narratives and Untold Stories, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Schwan, A. (2006, July). Mediating the world of the prison: class and gender in Victorian convict autobiography. Paper presented at 5th Biennial International Auto/Biography Association Conference, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany
Schwan, A. (2006, April). A wretched sight to see: women’s criminality and criminal justice in Nineteenth-Century British gallows literature. Paper presented at 37th Annual College English Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Schwan, A. (2005, September). Women's Imprisonment and Penal Reform: Historical Continuities and Critical Interventions. Paper presented at 6th Annual Conference of the British Association for Victorian Studies, University of Gloucestershire
Schwan, A. (2005, April). From 'Dry Volumes of Facts and Figures' to Stories of 'Flesh and Blood': Female Criminality in the Prison Narratives of Frederick William Robinson. Paper presented at Victorian Criminalities Conference, Exeter University
Schwan, A. (2004, September). Writing a History of Sensations from Below: Gallows Literature and the 'Last Lamentations' of Female Criminals. Paper presented at 5th Annual Conference of the British Association for Victorian Studies, Keele University
Schwan, A. (2004, January). 'Reclaiming' Female Prisoners: Early Models of Rehabilitation and Prevention in the Work of Elizabeth Fry and Mary Carpenter. Paper presented at Gender, Crime and Culture: Feminist Crime Research Network Conference, Nottingham Galleries of Justice
Schwan, A. (2003, September). Philanthropic Experiments: Gendered Discipline and the Politics of Female Prison Reform. Paper presented at 4th Annual Conference of the British Association for Victorian Studies, Aberystwyth University
Schwan, A. (2003, August). Re-Writing Women's Prison History: Gender, Class and Authority in Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace and Sarah Waters's Affinity. Paper presented at Hystorical Fictions, Swansea University
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