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Mixed National Allegiances?: Cross-Cultural Encounters, Patriotism and Identity in First World War Internment Camp Newspapers

Presentation / Conference
Schwan, A. (2021, July)
Mixed National Allegiances?: Cross-Cultural Encounters, Patriotism and Identity in First World War Internment Camp Newspapers. Paper presented at Enemy Encounters, Cardiff (Online

Prisoner of War Camp Periodicals

Book Chapter
Schwan, A. (in press)
Prisoner of War Camp Periodicals. In M. Demoor, C. Van Dijck, & B. Van Puymbroeck (Eds.), The Edinburgh Companion to First World War Periodicals. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
A case study of internment camp newspaper Stobsiade, contextualised in an overview of First World War internment camp periodicals.

German Military Internees Writing the First World War: Gender, Irony and Humour in the Camp Newspaper Stobsiade

Book Chapter
Schwan, A. (2020)
German Military Internees Writing the First World War: Gender, Irony and Humour in the Camp Newspaper Stobsiade. In C. Westall, & M. Kelly (Eds.), Prison Writing and the Literary World: Imprisonment, Institutionality and Questions of Literary Practice (41-57). Abingdon: Routledge
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Carpenter, Mary

Book Chapter
Schwan, A. (2020)
Carpenter, Mary. In L. Scholl (Ed.), The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Victorian Women's Writing. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02721-6_178-1
Nineteenth-century reformer Mary Carpenter (1807–1877) established an international profile as prolific author and public speaker with a focus on educational and penal reform....

The Palgrave Handbook of Digital and Public Humanities

Book
Schwan, A., & Thomson, T. (Eds.)
(in press). The Palgrave Handbook of Digital and Public Humanities. Palgrave Macmillan
This collection seeks to bring together some of the most recent international scholarship and developments in the interdisciplinary fields of digital and public humanities. Al...

Working with Incarcerated Communities: Representing Women in Prison on Screen

Book Chapter
Schwan, A., & Gray, P. (in press)
Working with Incarcerated Communities: Representing Women in Prison on Screen. In T. Thomson, & A. Schwan (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Digital and Public HumanitiesPalgrave
Schwan, A., & Gray, P. (in press). Working with Incarcerated Communities: Representing Women in Prison on Screen. In T. Thomson, & A. Schwan (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of D...

Introduction: Digital and Public Humanities

Book Chapter
Schwan, A., & Thomson, T. (in press)
Introduction: Digital and Public Humanities. In T. Thomson, & A. Schwan (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Digital and Public HumanitiesPalgrave
Schwan, A., & Thomson, T. (in press). Introduction: Digital and Public Humanities. In T. Thomson, & A. Schwan (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Digital and Public Humanities. P...

LitLong Edinburgh: Public Engagement with a Digital Literary Cityscape

Book Chapter
Thomson, T., Loxley, J., & Anker, V. (in press)
LitLong Edinburgh: Public Engagement with a Digital Literary Cityscape. In T. Thomson, & A. Schwan (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Digital and Public Humanities. Palgrave Macmillan
Thomson, T., Loxley, J., and Anker, V. LitLong Edinburgh: Public Engagement with a Digital Literary Cityscape. In T. Thomson, & A. Schwan (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Digi...

Minorities on the Homefront: 'Enemy Alien' Internment in the British Empire 1914-1919. Education Learning Resource for use in Scottish prison learning centres.

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Schwan, A., Hannay, R., Manz, S., & Cameron, K. (2019)
Minorities on the Homefront: 'Enemy Alien' Internment in the British Empire 1914-1919. Education Learning Resource for use in Scottish prison learning centres
Education resource containing materials and activities on internment camps during the First World War. Developed for schools in the context of a collaborative AHRC grant, by R...

Creativity Behind the Barbed Wire: Irony, Humour and Masculinity in the Internment Camp Newspaper ‘Stobsiade’ (1915-1919)

Presentation / Conference
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

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Dr David Summers Trust PhD Studentship: 'Slip out of darkness': A Study of Contemporary Queer Scottish Poetry

2021 - 2026
This PhD project will synthesise Scottish literary studies, Queer theory and the developing socio-cultural contexts of modern Scottish society, to investigate a range of queer Scottish poets.
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £15,195

The German Diaspora during World War I: Remembering Internment Camps in Britain and the Commonwealth

2018 - 2019
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...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £28,714

Convict Voices: Women & Prison Writing in the Long 19th Century

2011 - 2011
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...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £33,240

Reading & Writing in Prison

2010 - 2010
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...
Funder: British Association of Victorian Studies | Value: £200

Imprisonment in British Suffragette Writing

2009 - 2010
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £500
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Writings in Internment

2021 - date
David Revell | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Schwan | Second Supervisor: Dr Andrew Frayn

Composition and identity

2020 - date
David Paton | Director of Studies: Dr John Hails | Second Supervisor: Dr Dave Hook

Exploring the history and cultural representation of capital punishment in Scotland

2019 - 2020
Simon McFadden | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Schwan | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Morrison

'The dreadfil tides of a new and incomprehensible life': rural modernity and watchfulness in early twentieth-century Scottish women's writing

2016 - date
Helena Roots | Director of Studies: Dr Scott Lyall | Second Supervisor: Dr Tara Thomson

A cross disciplinary investigation of the impact that the design of a product facilitating colour as a form of communication has on parents and their children with learning difficulties

2016 - date
Hannah Neal | Director of Studies: Dr Sam Vettese | Second Supervisor: Malcolm Innes

Nineteenth-century girls and authorship: adolescent writing, appropriation, and its representation in literature, c 1860-1900

2015 - 2019
My PhD research focuses on the lived experience and literary representation...
Dr Lois Burke | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Schwan | Second Supervisor: Dr Sarah Artt

City narratives in music: creating musical works that reflect urban realities relating to Valletta

2013 - 2019
"The research explores elements of community, identity, and cultural realities. It explores the way of...
Alexander Vella Gregory | Director of Studies: Mr. Ken Dempster | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Burton

Marginalisation vs. emancipation: the (new) woman question in Dollie Radford's diary and poetry

2012 - 2015
Hadeel Azhar | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Schwan

Representations of feminist and lesbian consciousness and the use of subversive strategies in selected poetry of Isabella Jane Blagden (1817-1873)

2009 - 2016
Sharon Gordon | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden | Second Supervisor: Prof Bashabi Fraser

The influence of duality and Poe?s notion of the ?Bi-Part Soul? on the genesis of detective fiction in the nineteenth-century

2008 - 2010
This thesis examines the meaning, origin and influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s...
Dr Stephanie Craighill | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Schwan
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Dark Tourism Research Symposium: Memory, Pilgrimage and the Digital Realm

Craiglockhart Campus
4 May 2022

Research Roundtable on 'Global Atrocities in Literature and Culture' (online)

Online via WebEx
8 December 2021

Research Seminar hosted by Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW): Maja Brandt Andreasen (U of Strathclyde), 'Just Sex? The Discursive Construction of Sexual Violence in Internet Humour about #MeToo' AND Amy King (Edinburgh Napier U), '"Tied up in knots" - Ethical Tensions in my Research of Linguistic Violence on Twitter'

Online
8 June 2021

Research Seminar hosted by Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW): Professor Nathalie Jaeck (U Bordeaux Montaigne), 'Dickens's Redefinition of the Rhetoric of Landscape'

Online
18 May 2021

Research Seminar hosted by Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW): Dr Alice Kelly (U of Oxford/U of Sussex), 'Commemorative Modernisms - Women Writers, Death and the First World War'

27 April 2021

Research Seminar hosted by Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW): Dr Maisha Wester (Indiana U, Bloomington/Sheffield U), 'New World Monsters for an Old World Problem - Redefining Terror in Black Diasporic Gothic Literature'

17 March 2021

Visiting Researcher: The Artificial Intelligence of the Victorian Novel

Merchiston Campus, 10 Colinton Road, Room B2 (3-4.30pm)
15 May 2018

Lead Organiser 'Crime Fiction(s): Victorian and Neo-Victorian Narratives of Crime and Punishment'

Merchiston Campus
26 April 2018

Invited talk "Crime, Punishment and Social Justice: From Oliver Twist to the Suffragettes." Kilgraston School (Royal Society of Edinburgh Schools Outreach Programme)

Perth, Kilgraston School
26 October 2017

Invited talk "Books or Prisons? Reflections on Literature and Social Justice." Merchiston Castle School (Royal Society of Edinburgh Schools Outreach Programme)

Edinburgh, Merchiston Castle School
24 January 2017