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Speaker tba Autumn 2016!
The Women’s Studies Group 1558-1837 annual workshop takes place every spring at The Foundling Museum, London. The one-day workshop includes lunch, as well as morning and afternoon refreshments, in the booking cost. The day always follows the same format: a distinguished invited speaker provides the keynote in the morning, followed by discussion and lunch; then participants each give a 5-minute presentation on a subject relevant to the theme of the keynote, followed by discussion, and then the close of the workshop. Previous speakers have included Professor Jacqueline Labbe of the University of Sheffield, and Professor Laura Gowing of King’s College London.
“Women and the Bible: Barbauld and Others”
Keynote Speaker: Emma Major, University of York
Date: 11th June 2016
Time: 11am-4.30pm (registration from 10.30)
Venue: Room 264, Senate House, University of London
Cost for attendance (inc lunch & refreshments): £23 (WSG members), £28 (non-WSG members)
Participants should bring a 5-minute presentation, from any discipline, exploring any of the following themes:
Gender, the public and the private * Women, publication and anonymity * Women and religion * Women, violence and revolution * Gender and genre * Women and the nation * Preaching women * Women and the Bible * Dissent