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Sonya Andermahr

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20112019
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Research Interests

My research interests are in the following areas: 

Contemporary Women’s Writing

Gender and Sexuality 

Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature;

Trauma Fiction and Theory

Young Adult Literature

I would welcome applications from doctoral students working in any of these fields.

Teaching Interests

I currently teach on the following modules at BA level: Contemporary Women’s Writing; and From the Fairy Tale to the Contemporary Child Hero; and at MA level: Trauma Fiction; Gender, Sexuality & Writing the Body; Contemporary Gothic Literature.

Supervision

Hanaa Ayoub; English and Creative Writing

Egyptian fiction in English of the 1990s.

 

Ghazala Butt; English and Creative Writing

Family Matters: Performativity in a (Re-)Reading of the Works of Hanif Kureishi.

 

Zoe Pape; English and Creative Writing

The Representation of Female Embodiment in Contemporary Women's Dystopian Fiction

 

Anthony Stepniak; English and Creative Writing

Investigating the Wicked Queen in Contemporary Narratives.

 

Fatima Zahaf; English and Creative Writing

Examining how Algerian women living in the United Kingdom negotiate online social activities by using virtual third spaces.

 

Wafa Zekri; English and Creative Writing

Developing an Academic Identity through the Creation of a Female Blog Writing Community

 

Imane Tiahi; English and Creative Writing

Increasing student engagment, interaction and motivation in English learning using mobile applications in Algerian Higher Education

 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Warwick

5 Oct 198914 Jan 1994

Bachelor, University of Manchester

5 Oct 198430 Jun 1988

External positions

External Examiner, Bishop Grosseteste University

Associate Editor Contemporary Women's Writing Journal

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Research Output 2011 2019

Decolonizing cultural memory in Andrea Levy's Small Island

Andermahr, S., 15 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Postcolonial Writing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Cultural Memory
Trauma
Small Islands
Second World War
History

Both/and aesthetics: gender, art and language in Brigid Brophy’s In Transit and Ali Smith’s How to Be Both

Andermahr, S., 20 Jul 2018, In : Contemporary Women's Writing. 12, 2, p. 248–263 16 p., 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Aesthetics
Language
Art
Writer
Novel
1 Downloads (Pure)

Introduction: Brigid Brophy

Andermahr, S., 24 Apr 2018, In : Contemporary Women's Writing. 12, 2, p. 137-141 5 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Women's Writing

Welcome: Decolonizing trauma studies

Allwork, L. & Andermahr, S., 15 May 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearch

File
Symposium
Trauma
Artist
Postcolonialism
Postcolonial Theory

Between the paws of the tender wolf: authorship, adaptation and audience

Jowett, L., Andermahr, S. (ed.) & Phillips, L. (ed.), 1 Jan 2012, Angela Carter: : New Critical Readings. London: Continuum, p. 23-33 214 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearchpeer-review

Authorship
Radio Plays
Sexual Identity
Viewer
Listeners

Activities 2015 2018

  • 1 Organising a conference or workshop
  • 1 Participating in a conference or workshop
  • 1 Invited talk
  • 1 Seminar

14th ESSE Conference

Sonya Andermahr (Participant)
29 Aug 20182 Sep 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising a conference or workshopParticipating in a conference or workshopResearch

Both/and: language, art and identity in Brigid Brophy's 'In Transit' and Ali Smith's 'How to Be Both'

Sonya Andermahr (Speaker)
3 May 2017

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsSeminarResearch

Identities in YA Narratives

Sonya Andermahr (Organiser), Anthony Stepniak (Organiser)
16 Dec 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising a conference or workshopOrganising a conference or workshopResearch

The University of Northampton School of the Arts 'Opps for Apps' Project

Sonya Andermahr (Speaker), David Simmons (Speaker)
17 Jun 2015

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsInvited talkTeaching

Press / Media

Notes on Contributors

Sonya Andermahr

14/09/18

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media

Thesis

Altered states: feminist utopian literature

Author: Fancourt, D., 2004

Supervisor: Andermahr, S. (Supervisor) & Pohl, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Beyond postmodernism: London fiction at the millennium

Author: Allen, C., May 2011

Supervisor: Tew, P. (Supervisor), Andermahr, S. (Supervisor) & Phillips, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

File

Bringing up baby: representations of lone motherhood in modern popular culture

Author: Teckman, J., 2004

Supervisor: Oram, A. (Supervisor) & Andermahr, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Denigrata Cervorum: interpretive performance autoethnography and female black metal performance

Author: Shadrack, J., 2017

Supervisor: Scott, N. (Supervisor), Jowett, L. (Supervisor) & Andermahr, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

File

If women write in milk, do children write in snot? Children's voices in documented drama

Author: Harris, S., 2011

Supervisor: Ackroyd, J. (Supervisor), Andermahr, S. (Supervisor) & Prior, R. W. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

File