Emma Murdoch


Doctoral researcher

Department of Modern Languages: French Studies

Emma Murdoch


PhD Title: ‘Madness’ and psychiatry in English and Francophone women’s literature and film
Supervisors: Dr Kate Ince
PhD French Studies


My research looks at self- representation of ‘madness’ in French and English film and literature. Her thesis revolves around the gendered discourses of psychology, psychiatry, anti-psychiatry and how they define and construct female ‘madness’.

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