Catherine Ellis wins BSECS Postgraduate Conference Prize

Catherine Ellis, who is studying for a PhD in French, has won the prize for best conference paper at the British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Conference at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (30 June – 1 July 2016).

Her paper, ‘The Alimentary Lifecycle of the Libertine Prostitute’, explored the significance of eating and drinking in the libertine novel Margot la ravaudeuse, and was accompanied by a number of bad puns and flamboyant pictures of wine and cheese.

For more on Catherine’s research, click here.

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