Because “writing” is not only the final output or product, but also a process or activity, both the experience of writing and the final object of that experience requires close scrutiny in order to identify how a woman writer might even consider approaching the process of writing.
Holly K Brown
BA, Wellesley College; MA Middlebury College; PhD in progress University of Birmingham, UK. Holly Brown's areas of research/interest include early modern Iberian literature, early expressions of feminism, visual history, digital editing, transcription, paleography, and pedagogy/ best practices in teaching. Holly has previously taught in the City University of New York, Marymount College, Princeton University, and Simon’s Rock Bard College, and most recently teaches at the Bard High School Early College in Queens, New York City. She is currently a distance learner and post graduate researcher of Hispanic Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Birmingham, working with Dr. Aengus Ward and Dr. Catherine Smith on the digital transcription and literary analysis of the work of three female authors: Leonor López de Córdoba, Teresa de Cartagena and Isabel de Villena. Holly has presented in conferences at the CUNY Graduate Center, Indiana University at Bloomington, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of California at Riverside. Her most recent conference presentation at the first annual conference of the School of Languages, Cultures, Art, History and Music was entitled “A Digital Approach to Reading Medieval Iberian Women Writers.” Holly resides in Jackson Heights, New York with her two children and her Partner.