Eglė Kačkutė

Associate Professor in French/Francophone and Migration Studies at Vilnius University

Eglė is interested in processes of gendered and transnational identity production and representation. She specialises in motherhood studies, transnational and migrant women’s writing in Lithuanian, French, and English with a particular interest in migrant mothers’ subjectivities, aspects of linguistic, cultural transmission, and career progression of educated migrant mothers. Together with Kate Averis and Catherine Mao, she edited the collection of essays Transgression(s) in Twenty-First-Century Women’s Writing (Brill-Rodopi, 2020), two special issues on contemporary women’s writing in French and eleven peer reviewed articles. She is the author of the monograph Svetimos ir Savos (Strange and Familiar, Vilnius University Press2012) and co-author (with Marina Cavazza) of the book Portrait of a (Working) Mother (Georg 2019).