Postgraduate Feminist Reading Group 2013-2014

Postgraduate Feminist Reading Group 2013-2014 This informal postgraduate reading group offers the opportunity to read and discuss feminist writing. It is open to any interested postgraduate from any discipline or institution. The discussion is based around the reading of theoretical material often alongside literary or cultural texts. Participants are welcome to attend regularly or occasionally.…

Film Season Celebrating Women’s History month throughout March at Watershed, Bristol, UK

Film Season Celebrating Women’s History month throughout March at Watershed, Bristol, UK Over Women’s History Month in March 2014, Translation/ Transmission: Women’s Activism Across Time and Space will host seven screenings at Watershed, celebrating the diverse ways women activists have communicated their struggle through film.  Well-received and less well-known films will be shown together for the…

History Posters

Dear all, You may also be interested in looking at the (very lovely) silk-screen posters from the 1970s and 1980s produced by The Poster Collective (they are for sale). A description and a web address can be found below. Best wishes, Sarah Crook “A set of twelve, three-colour silkscreen posters looking at the ideological and…

CFP: Flying: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Kate Millett

Flying: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Kate Millett 30 May 2014School of ArtsBirkbeck, University of LondonSupported by Feminist Review Trust Keynote: Victoria Hesford (SUNY Stony Brook University), author of Feeling Women’s Liberation (Duke UP, 2013) Papers are invited for an interdisciplinary conference dedicated to the work of Kate Millett. Millett became an iconic figure of second…

CFP: Black British Women’s Writing: Tracing the Tradition and New Directions

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS: Black British Women’s Writing: Tracing the Tradition and New Directions9 July 2014, University of Brighton, UK ***Deadline for Abstracts: 1 February 2014*** Keynote Speaker: Bernardine EvaristoEvening Readings by: Dorothea Smartt, Jay Bernard, Katy Massey and Sheree Mack Following the first international expert meeting on Black British Women’s Writing (Brussels, 2013), this inaugural conference of the…

Upcoming: LSE Gender Institute and The Women’s Library Conversations

Feminism Then and Now Tuesday 21 January 2014, 6-8pm Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building Speakers: Nathalie Bennett (Leader of the Green Party). Pragna Patel (Director of Southall Black Sisters), Yasmin Alibhai-Brown (Journalist and Author), Finn Mackay (Feminist Activist and Researcher), Camille Kumar (Activist on domestic violence faced by BME women), Lynne Segal (Anniversary Professor…