Caitlin E. Stobie
I am a creative writer, researcher, curator, and editor. My poems and short stories have appeared in Stand, Poetry & Audience, Berfrois, Flash, The Stockholm Review of Literature, Zoomorphic, and many others. I have worked as a research intern on the AHRC-funded network The Risks of Childbirth in Historical Perspective, as co-curator of an exhibition titled Bearing Different Risks at the Thackray Medical Museum, and as founder of the Leeds Animal Studies Network.
- Teaching assistant, Contemporary Literature (2018-19)
- Assistant lecturer, Environment, Crisis and Creativity: Contemporary Nature Writing (2017-18)
Conferences: I have presented papers and invited lectures at seminar series, conferences, and workshops including:
- Animal Remains at the University of Sheffield (2019);
- the Cambridge Postcolonial and Related Literatures Seminar at the University of Cambridge (2019);
- the University of Ottawa’s HumAnimaLab (2018);
- Abortion & Reproductive Justice: The Unfinished Revolution III at Rhodes University (2018);
- the inaugural Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (NNMHR) Congress at Durham University (2017);
- Empathies (11th SLSAeu Conference) at the University of Basel (2017); and
- Figuring Animals - Images and Imaginaries in Anglophone Literary and Media Texts at Mid-Sweden University (2016).
Posthumanism, new materialism; literature and biology; critical animal studies; medical humanities; ecocriticism.
I am a member of the National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE).
- PhD English Literature
- MA Critical Theory
- BA (Hons) English Literature
Research groups and institutes
- Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies
- Medical Humanities Research Group
- Environmental Humanities Research Group