My research project
Crossing the prison boundary: Prisoner writing as an act of translation
An interdisciplinary study of prison writing, applying concepts from translation studies and criminology to analyse short stories written by prisoners. Funded by the Doctoral College Studentship Award.
University roles and responsibilities
- Research Event Coordinator, School of Literature & Languages, 2018/19
- Lewis Elton Award for Educational Innovation 2020, University of Surrey
- English Literature MA Prize 2017, University of Surrey
- Best MA Thesis 2017, Margaret Atwood Society
- Writing by prisoners
- Fictional representations of prisons
- Contemporary literature
- Writing of Margaret Atwood
- Translation studies
- Film studies
- Theories of Reading I (ELI1010)
- History of English Literature II (ELI1022)
- Prisons & Prisoners (SOC3055)
March, E. (2018) ‘“Unique incarceration events”: The Politics of Power in Margaret Atwood’s Prison Narratives’, Margaret Atwood Studies, 12, pp.11-50.
March, E. (2020) 'Book review: Whitfield, Joey (2018) Prison Writing of Latin America, Bloomsbury (London), viii+ 208 pp.£ 88.00 hbk.', Bulletin of Latin American Research, 39(3), pp.413-415.
March, E. ‘Suffragette prison narratives: The foreignisation of the carceral experience’, in Rose, L.E. & Wiley, C. Women’s Suffrage in Word, Image, Music and Drama: The Making of a Movement. London: Routledge.
March, E. (2020) ‘“UNLOCK!”: Constructing and navigating carceral TimeSpace in prisoner writing’, 4th International Conference for Carceral Geography. NICC: Nationaal Instituut voor Criminalistiek / Institut National de Criminalistique et de Criminologie, Brussels, 14-15 December 2020.
March, E. (2019) ‘Discoveries & secrets: Prisoner writing in the archives’, Being Human Festival 2019: Music in the Archives. University of Surrey, Guildford, 22 November 2019.
March, E. (2019) ‘Bridging the gap? A study of UK prisoner writing’, Doctoral College Conference. University of Surrey, Guildford, 9 July 2019.
March, E. (2019) ‘Constructing the carceral: Paratexts in UK prisoner writing anthologies’, Canon? Practice? Commodity? The Past, Present and Future of the Literary Anthology. Queen Mary University of London, London, 14 June 2019.
March, E. (2019) ‘Patchworks of resistance: Sensing the prison boundary in Atwood’s Alias Grace', Neo-Victorianism and the Senses: Sensing the Past. University of Surrey, Guildford, 22 March 2019.
March, E. (2018) ‘Crossing the prison boundary? A study of UK prisoner writing competitions', 3rd International Conference for Carceral Geography. University of Liverpool, Liverpool, 18 December 2018.
March, E. (2018) ‘Ground-breaking women: Suffragette prison narratives', Doctoral College Conference. University of Surrey, Guildford, 3 July 2018.
March, E. (2018) ‘Suffragette prison narratives: The foreignisation of the carceral experience’, Suffrage Centenary Conference. University of Surrey, Guildford, 30 June 2018.