IVWS Members Event feat. Beth Rigel Daugherty (10 Oct 2022)

IVWS 2022 Fall Lecture: Learning and Essaying: From Adeline Virginia Stephen to Virginia Woolf Date: 10 October 2022Time: 1:00–2:30pm ET (New York)(The event will take place over Zoom. Members will be sent a Zoom link via email ahead of the event. The event will be recorded and made available to IVWS members.) The IVWS isContinue reading “IVWS Members Event feat. Beth Rigel Daugherty (10 Oct 2022)”

James Kearns: Woolf Walks

“I don’t think I could ever grow tired of this country.” [1] Whenever we are there, we walk the circumference of these standing stones: The Merry Maidens. We do this each time because we know that Virginia Woolf would have done the same; we touch the top of each of them in turn before walkingContinue reading “James Kearns: Woolf Walks”

Call for IVWS Blog Posts

Have you recently published an essay, an article, or a book that addresses Virginia Woolf and/or her circle? Are you an artist whose work is inspired by or a response to Woolf? Would you like a way to promote your research and/or art to a wide, Woolf-interested audience? We have more questions! Do you connectContinue reading “Call for IVWS Blog Posts”

Call: IVWS Membership Coordinator(s)

Please see the call below (written up by Erin Kingsley!) for an IVWS Membership Coordinator. Erin’s term is coming to an end this June 2022, and we’re all so grateful for the time and attention she’s given to our members over the past few years. We need someone new—maybe two someones—to serve in this role. Please read throughContinue reading “Call: IVWS Membership Coordinator(s)”

IVWS Members Event celebrating The Oxford Handbook of Virginia Woolf (2021)

Date: 8 April 2022Time: 3:00pm EDT (New York) / 12:00pm PDT (Los Angeles) / 4:00pm Brasilia / 8:00pm BST (London)(The event will take place over Zoom. Members will be sent a Zoom link via email ahead of the event. The event will be recorded and made available to IVWS members.) The IVWS is thrilled toContinue reading “IVWS Members Event celebrating The Oxford Handbook of Virginia Woolf (2021)”

Call for Submissions: 2022 Angelica Garnett Undergraduate Essay Prize

The International Virginia Woolf Society is pleased to host the Annual Undergraduate Essay Competition in honor of Virginia Woolf and in memory of Angelica Garnett, writer, artist, and daughter of Woolf’s sister, Vanessa Bell. For this competition, undergraduate essays can be on any topic pertaining to the writings of Virginia Woolf. Essays should be betweenContinue reading “Call for Submissions: 2022 Angelica Garnett Undergraduate Essay Prize”

IVWS Members Event feat. Mark Hussey (6 December 2021)

Clive Bell and Virginia Woolf: A Presentation and Discussion Date: 6 December 2021Time: 1:00pm ET (New York)(The event will take place over Zoom. Members will be sent a Zoom link via email ahead of the event. The event will be recorded and made available to IVWS members.) Mark Hussey will open this event with aContinue reading “IVWS Members Event feat. Mark Hussey (6 December 2021)”

IVWS Members Event feat. Emily Kopley (8 November 2021)

IVWS 2021 Fall Lecture: Virginia Woolf’s Poetry Library Date: 8 November 2021Time: 1:00pm ET (New York)(The event will take place over Zoom. Members will be sent a Zoom link via email ahead of the event. The event will be recorded and made available to IVWS members.) In this talk, Emily Kopley studies the extant library of VirginiaContinue reading “IVWS Members Event feat. Emily Kopley (8 November 2021)”

Marie Allègre: Virginia Woolf Beyond the Phallus

or, Reading Psychoanalysis with Woolf on Both Sides of the Channel (a thesis in progress) Provisionally entitled “Virginia Woolf Beyond the Phallus: Anglophone & Francophone Psychoanalytic Receptions,” my thesis explores the intersections of Woolf, psychoanalytic theory and feminist criticism from the 1980s to the 2010s approximately. I came to Woolf through Lacanian psychoanalytic theory inContinue reading “Marie Allègre: Virginia Woolf Beyond the Phallus”

Catherine Paul, Hysteria 2: Deserters from the Army of the Upright

When I became chronically ill and left my job as an academic, I looked to writers and artists—and especially women—who had also dealt with significant illness. I was, frankly, shocked to find how frequent the experience of chronic and recurring illness was (and is) among writers and artists, and how rarely this common human experienceContinue reading “Catherine Paul, Hysteria 2: Deserters from the Army of the Upright”