Modern Languages at Leicester


Lesley WylieWISPS XXII Annual Conference

University of Leicester and online, 10 and 11 November 2022

Roundtable discussion with the visual artist Sofia Yala; Keynote speaker Dr Lesley Wylie (University of Leicester)

The annual conference of Women in Spanish and Portuguese Studies (WISPS) will be held at the University of Leicester and online on 10 and 11 November 2022. WISPS is an organisation supporting women academics, teaching and researching within Hispanic and Lusophone Studies. We welcome proposals from members or friends of WISPS and people of all genders as well as postgraduate students in the fields of feminist theory, history, linguistics, literature, cultural and textual theory, audio and film studies, performance studies, politics, anthropology, geography, queer theory, and theatre studies relating to any of the cultures of Spain, Latin America and the Lusophone world. Learn more from our Call for Papers.

Three postgraduate travel bursaries of up to £175 (€195) each will be available for members of WISPS and bursary holders will not pay for conference registration. If you are a postgraduate student and want to apply for our travel bursaries, please send a CV, a detailed breakdown of anticipated costs and a short personal statement – indicating why you want to attend WISPS, how this conference will benefit your academic career, and if you are in receipt of funding from another funding body – together with your abstract to

Registration will open in September. Please check back here to sign up. You will be able to download a copy of the programme.

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