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Schwan, A. (2018). K. A. Morrison (Ed.), Entry on Frederick William Robinson. McFarland & Company, Inc
This is a biographical author entry in literary companion.
Schwan, A. (2019, April). Creativity Behind the Barbed Wire: Irony, Humour and Masculinity in the Internment Camp Newspaper ‘Stobsiade’ (1915-1919). Presented at Professorial Lecture, Edinburgh Napier University
Schwan, A., & Gray, P. (2019, March). Representing Women in Prison. Paper presented at Scottish Universities-Prisons Network Conference: ‘Empowering, Linking, Making'
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. (2018, November). 'A Night at Stobs'. Presented at The Internment Research Centre (IRC) opening
Presentation on the occasion of the Internment Research Centre (IRC) opening, Hawick, Scotland
Schwan, A. (2018, August). ‘A Night at Stobs’ and the Politics of Commemoration: Between the Local and the Global. Paper presented at 81st Meeting of the Association for German Studies in Great Britain and Ireland (AGS)
Paper presented at 81st Meeting of the Association for German Studies in Great Britain and Ireland (AGS), Lead Panel on Anniversary Capital, Bangor, Wales
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
No abstract available.
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
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
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