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…

New Book – Woman to Woman: FEMALE NEGOTIATIONS DURING THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

Woman to Woman FEMALE NEGOTIATIONS DURING THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY Edited by CAROLYN D. WILLIAMS, ANGELA ESCOTT, and LOUISE DUCKLING In recent years, scholars have started to look beyond contemptuous representations of chaotic female communities and are beginning to reveal a neglected history of women’s cooperative activity. Woman to Woman provides a multi- disciplinary approach to…

Symposium – THE PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL: FEMINISM, POWER, CELEBRITY (London, UK)

THE PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL: FEMINISM, POWER, CELEBRITY As more and more academics develop public profiles on television, radio and the internet, and research policy is increasingly geared to social and economic ‘impact’, this is an exciting time to reflect on issues related to the gendered public intellectual. This one-day symposium brings together an inter-disciplinary group of…

Conference – Femininities (York, UK)

University of York Department of History Cultural History Conference 2010 Femininities: Tenth York Cultural History Conference Berrick Saul Building, University of York 22-24 April 2010 Contact: femininities@events.york.ac.uk Introduction For over a decade the Department of History at the University of York has hosted a series of prestigious international conferences on cultural themes. The theme of the…

Feminist Walk in Manchester – “Sisters of the Earth”: A History Walk Celebrating Manchester’s Rebellious and Revolutionary Women

“Sisters of the Earth”: A History  Walk Celebrating Manchester’s Rebellious and Revolutionary Women Sunday 28 February 2010. Meet 10:45am, outside Central Library, St Peters Square. The charge is £5.00 The walk will be led by Michael Herbert This walk will explore the  exciting history of Manchester’s  rebellious and revolutionary women. It will include the stories of women  at Peterloo, the forgotten feminists of the 1830s, suffragists and suffragettes,…