Sahba Shayani and Victoria Van Hyning

The TORCH Gender and Authority Research Network jointly funded by The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities and Balliol Interdisciplinary Institute hosted its fourth Seminar on 19 October at Christ Church, University of Oxford. Speakers were Sahba Shayani (Oriental Institute, University of Oxford), who presented on 'The Confirmation of Gender & Authority through Literary Imitation: Poems Attributed to Ṭāhere Qorrat al-'Ayn’ and Victoria Van Hyning who will be presenting on 'Subsumed Autobiography: English Convent Self-Writing' (English Faculty, University of Oxford).