Winners of ESSE Bursaries for 2015

Type A Bursaries

Anne-Marie Libério
PhD student in English Studies, Université Paris VIII – Vincennes Saint-Denis, France
Destination: New York, US
Project: To “Subdue, Occupy and Possesse”: The Church of England and the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in 18th-Century South Carolina and New York


Éadaoín Lynch
PhD student in English, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
Destination: New York, US
Project: “The Doldrums of English Poetry”: Non-Combatant Responses to World War Two


Sangam McDuff
PhD student, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Destination: New York, US
Project: Revelation and Order in James Joyce’s Epiphanies


Jehona Mustafa-Murtezani
PhD student in Linguistics, Vienna University, Austria
Destination: Bloomington, US
Project: An investigation into the cross cultural differences of refusal speech acts between English and Albanian language


Tina Terradillos
PhD student, Montpellier University, France
Destination: Texas, US
Project: The Dirty in Radclyffe Hall’s Novels

Type B Bursaries

Claire Sorin-Delpuech
Assistant Professor, Department of Anglophone Studies (DEMA), Aix-Marseille University, France
Destination: Sacramento, US
Project: Biography of the 19th-century American author and reformer Eliza W. Farnham


Izabela Curyłło-Klag
Assistant Professor, Institute of English Studies, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland
Destination: London, UK
Project: Witkacy, Wyndham Lewis, and their Polish-English connections


Michaela Mudure
Professor, English Department, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania
Destination: London, UK
Project: Gendering Blackness-es: Roma Women and African-American Women


Anna Viola Sborgi
Independent researcher collaborating with the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures of The
University of Genoa, Italy
Destination: London, UK
Project: A Tale of Two (and more) Cities: London, redevelopment, regeneration and gentrification in visual media


Petya Tsoneva
Senior lecturer, Department of English and American Studies, University of Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria
Destination: London, UK
Project: Beyond the Banks of Euphrates: Negotiating Border Spaces in Select Works of Four Contemporary Migrant Writers from the Middle East