Graduate student completes paper on Rachilde, transgender – Submitted by Brad Rollins

Texas State University graduate student in playwriting Teresa Stankiewicz earned a trip to the Universidad de Huelva, Spain May 6, where she presented a research paper.

Her paper, “Straight-jacket or Freedom: Transgender in the Life and Works of Rachilde,” is a study of transgender in the female, French playwright’s influential work. Furthermore, Stankiewicz earned second place at the Texas Educational Theatre Association’s scholar debut competition Jan. 23 for a similar paper on the subject.