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Identity Subversion in Contemporary Women Artists II
Cartaz Identity Subversion22 February - 22 March 2013

Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa
Room 5.2. Fridays. 6 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.
Total: 5 WEEKS/ 12h30 (1 ECTS)

Ana Raquel Fernandes MA, PhD (ULICES/Univ. of Birmingham)
Diana V. Almeida MA, PhD (ULICES/FCT)
Zuzanna Sanches PhD (ULICES/CETAPS)

Organization: University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies

Aims and Objectives

This workshop will address the work of contemporary women artists in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the U.S.A and Portugal. The analysis of the literary production by different authors and the dialogue established with the work of contemporary visual artists will lead us to a debate concerning concepts central to female authorship: identity and creativity, agency and subversion, the public and private realms.

Teaching Methods and Assessment

1. There are 2h30 weekly seminars.
2. Seminars given by the three convenors.
3. Four assignments/thinking points (10%) and a 4,000 word essay (60%).

Full Plan of the Module including Reading and Assignments at http://identitysubversion.blogspot.com/