Loughborough University (2018-2022)

University of Sussex (September 2014-September 2015)

  • MA in Modern and Contemporary Literature, Culture and Thought with Distinction
  • Winner of Allon White Memorial Prize for highest English Dissertation mark
  • MA research published in Short Fiction in Theory and Practice

Royal Holloway, University of London (2010-2013)

  • BA English Literature with First Class Honours


2022-Present: MA Dissertation supervisor, Department of Education Studies, University of Warwick

2022-Present: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Education Studies, University of Warwick

2022-Present: Associate Researcher, SafeLives

2017-Present: Freelance event organiser, speaker and curator

2019-2021: Research Assistant, Loughborough University (Projects: CERTIFY; Re-Imagining Citizenship; Feminist Art Histories)

2016-2019: Lecturer in English, Aarhus University

Events and Workshops (Organisation/Facilitation)

2022: Pre-Application Communications Staff Development Briefing (Directors of PGR and Programme Officers); and Pre-Application Communications Staff Development Workshop (Supervisors), University of Warwick, 13 July 2022

2019: Re-Imagining the Family Reading Groups, Palazzo Mora, Venice, 7-8 November

2019: Feminist Methodologies Conference, Loughborough University, 1-2 April

2019: LGBT History Month Poetry Workshop, Loughborough University, 4 February

2019: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, Loughborough University, 14, 21, 28 March

2018: Film screening and discussion of The Hairy Stories Trilogy with Louise Hollerup Christensen, Cafe Mellemfolk, Aarhus, 26 September

2018: Dinner and Discussion on Race and Representation, Andromeda art space, Gellerup, 23 September

2018: #MeToo Symposium, Aarhus University, 24 August

2018: Herstory lecture and workshop x 2 with Alice Wroe, Aarhus University and Cafe Mellemfolk (funded by Aarhus University), 21-22 February

With Århus Feminist Collective

2017-2022: Århus Feminist Reading Group event series (60+ reading groups)

Selected special events and collaborations:

2022: Author talk with Nazila Kivi, Aarhus Art Weekend, 19 June

2022: Shahrnush Parsipur reading group, LiteratureXchange Festival, Aarhus, 12 June

2020: Rebecca Solnit reading group, Antiuniversity Festival, Online, 10 June

2019: Tell your feminist story workshop, LiteratureXchange Festival, Aarhus, 23 June

2018-2019: Women of Århus Event series on global feminisms

2018: Poetry workshop, Talk Town Festival, 5 May

2018: Manifesto Marathon workshop, Cafe Mellemfolk, 11 March

Talks, Presentations and Conference Papers

Guest lecture – Aarhus University Cultural Industries module (MA), rum46, Aarhus, 27 February 2023: ‘Non-profit art space and initiatives’

Paper – SRHE Annual Conference: Mobilities in Higher Education, Society for Research into Higher Education, Online, 5-9 December 2022: ‘“It was a good email”: Pre-application communications in doctoral student recruitment and the role of the potential supervisor’

Presentation – Researcher Education and Development Scholarship (REDS) international conference, University of Leeds, 12 October 2022: ‘Losing talent in research careers from the very first contact? An exploratory study of pre-application communications in doctoral admissions at University of Warwick’

Presentation and Workshop – UKCGE Annual Conference: Innovations and developments in postgraduate education, University of Birmingham, 30 June-1 July, 2022: ‘Pre-application Doctoral Communications: A Participatory workshop Exploring Institutional Gatekeeping in Doctoral Programme Admissions’

Paper – British Education Research Association conference, Online, 13-16 September 2021: ‘Critiquing Narratives of Resistance in Feminist Pedagogical Thinking and Practice’

Work in Progress Paper – Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain conference, Online, 3-5 September 2021: ‘Complicating the Rhetoric of Collectivity in Feminist Pedagogical Thinking’

Paper – II International Conference of the journal “Scuola Democratica”, Online, 2-5 June 2021: ‘Complicating Resistance in Feminist Pedagogical Thinking and Practice’

Guest lecture – Aarhus University Gender Studies module (MA), Online, April 2021: ‘Complicating Feminist Collectivity’,

Paper – Gendering Research Network, Aarhus University, February 2021: ‘Feminist Reading Groups in Art Spaces: Possibilities and Limitations’

Paper – AtGender annual conference – Care in Uncaring Times, Online, May 2020: ‘Group Reading and Care during Covid-19’. Recordings of the conference sessions can be found here.

Guest Lecture – Contemporary Literature Module (BA), Loughborough University, Online, March 2020: ‘Short Stories’

Talk – ABZ Art Fair, DOKK1, Aarhus, November 2018: ‘Feminist Zines’

With Århus Feminist Collective

Presentation – Arhus Efterskole, Aarhus, November 2021: ‘Feminist Organising’

Panel – Vild Med Ord Literature Festival, Godsbanen, Aarhus, February 2019: ‘Feminism, Literature and Skamlebben by Anne Mette Kærulf Lorentzen’

Presentation – Art Brunch Event, rum46 art space, Aarhus, Summer 2018: ‘Århus Feminist Collective as Practice’


2023: Memory Matter Artist Residency – in collaboration with Sigrids Stue and rum46

2018: Expired – Exhibition of work by photographer Amira Mortada, Andromeda art space, Gellerup

With art space rum46:

2022: Immersive walk by mother tongues collective (UK), Aarhus, 1 October: ‘How to not end the story’

2022: Artist Residency for mother tongues collective (UK), Aarhus

2021: Reading group series for the exhibition series hurts, rum46, Aarhus

2020: Reading group series for the exhibition series ASSINGA, rum46, Aarhus


‘Interview with Sophia Kier-Byfield.’ Feminist Library, September 2020.