Registration Open: Situating Women’s Liberation; Historicizing a Movement Symposium

The University of Portsmouth: Friday 4 July 2014 The women’s liberation movement (WLM) erupted into late 1960s Western society as a powerful force for social change, challenging rigidly defined and oppressive sex role stereotypes, promoting a set of formal demands for women’s equality and introducing terms such as ‘sexism’ and ‘male chauvinist’ into everyday language.…

Registration now open: Flying: A Conference on Kate Millett

Flying: A Conference on Kate Millett29-30 May 2014Birkbeck, University of London Keynote: Victoria Hesford (Stony Brook University, SUNY) Kate Millett became an iconic figure of second wave feminism after the publication of Sexual Politics in 1970. As one of the first pieces of academic feminism to come out of the American academy, Sexual Politics was…

Extended CFP Flying: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Kate Millett 30.05.14

CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED: 14 MARCH 2014 Flying: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Kate Millett30 May 2014School of ArtsBirkbeck, University of London Supported by the 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.…

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.…