An event to celebrate the first winner of the BAVS Book Prize for a Second Monograph.
Presenter: Professor Jen Manion (Amherst)
Respondents: Dr Clare Tebbutt (Trinity College Dublin) and Dr Sarah Parker (Loughborough)
Host: Professor Rohan McWilliam (Anglia Ruskin)
The BAVS Book Prize for a Second Monograph has been awarded to:
- Jen Manion (Amherst) for her book, Female Husbands: A Trans History (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
Honourable mention: Rachel Teukolsky, Picture World: Image, Aesthetics and Victorian New Media (Oxford University Press, 2020)
To mark the prize, BAVS is holding an online event on Wednesday 28 July at 17.00 (BST). Professor Manion will talk briefly about her book and there will be responses from Dr Clare Tebbutt (Trinity College Dublin) and Dr Sarah Parker (Loughborough).
There will be an opportunity to ask questions and make contributions. This will be a major opportunity to explore the issues raised in Professor Manion’s book.
This event is part of the BAVS@Home series hosted by the British Association for Victorian Studies. Tickets are free to all BAVS members and just £5 for non-members.