Women on the Verge: Key Information

Women on the Verge will take place on the 16th June 2017 at The University of Manchester. The Organising Committee has concluded the abstracts review process, and will release shortly the final conference program. In the meantime, here follows the conference key info.

  • 16th June 2017, registration opening at 9 am
  • The University of Manchester, Oxford Rd, M13 9PL (UK)
  • Four streams on different perspectives from the fields of Literature, Translation, Sociology, Media and Film Studies, Cultural Studies and Gender Studies
  • Keynotes: Dr Danielle Hipkins (Associate Professor of Italian Studies and Film, University of Exeter); Dr Sharon Kinsella (Lecturer in Japanese Studies, University of Manchester)
  • Final panel on The (virtual) space of heritage: case studies in curating, researching and showcasing female archives in the digital era

The complete program will follow shortly. Registration is open via Eventbrite.

Extended deadline for abstracts submission – 3rd April 2017

The deadline for abstracts submission for WOMEN ON THE VERGE. Transformations in Literature, Gender and Society has been extended to the 3rd April 2017. Decisions on acceptance and the final Conference programme will be communicated shortly after the date.

All information are included in the Call for Papers. For any further clarification, please do not hesitate to contact us via email ( or through the Conference pages on Facebook and Twitter.


The Organising Committee