LESBIAN LESSONS; Lecturer Gets Pounds 12,000 to Study Gay Women in French Literature
A SCOTS lecturer has been given more than pounds 12,000 of taxpayers' money to study lesbianism in French books.
And the Government grant to Dr Lucille Cairns was yesterday branded a "total waste of money".
It will allow her leave to research a book into "lesbian desire in post-1968 French realist literature".
Dr Cairns, 37, will take a sabbatical from Stirling University for a full academic year .
A replacement will be paid to take over her teaching duties, while the senior lecturer in French makes use of the pounds 12,252 award from the Arts and Humanities Research Board.
She said she will investigate why lesbianism has been relatively …
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Publication information: Article title: LESBIAN LESSONS; Lecturer Gets Pounds 12,000 to Study Gay Women in French Literature. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland). Publication date: July 20, 2000. Page number: 23. © 2009 Scottish Daily Record & Sunday. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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