Women’s History

WOMEN AND PUBLISHING: FACTUAL ACOUNT AND A FICTIONAL REPRESENTATION

A recent novel I read, ‘The Wife’, by Meg Wolitzer, reminded me of this 2015 article. This post will be published in two parts. Part 1 is the excellent article by Marion Wynne-Davies which appears below. Part 2 will comprise a review of the novel. Robin Joyce

 Part 1

Women still need to fight for publishing deals and book prizes

 

June 5, 2015 3.12pm AEST

 

 

 

Author
1. Marion Wynne-Davies
Professor of English Literature, University of Surrey
Disclosure statement
Marion Wynne-Davies does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation …

Memorial Service for Women in Foreign Medical Missions in the Great War

This information is reprinted from the British Serb Magazine, this section of which was sent to WHN Blog by Zvezdana Popovic. She has been assiduous in keeping the WHN informed of these activities for which I am grateful. Robin Joyce

 

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR WOMEN IN FOREIGN MEDICAL MISSIONS IN THE GREAT WAR

March 15, 2018

Text by Zvezdana Popović, photos also by Nenad Obradović

Remembering the women who risked and sacrificed their lives in Serbia and the related fronts

Amongst the various centenary events that commemorate the Great War’s battles and war heroes, I was honoured and grateful to …

50 Fascinating Facts for Women’s History Month

 

The following Fascinating Facts for Women’s History Month were first published in the MastersDegree.net blog. Kristen Stewart provided the material to the WHN Blog.

MastersDegree.net

 

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March 1, 2018

History texts and classes are often dominated by male figures, yet women have played and continue to play a major role in the world’s economy, politics, culture and discoveries and deserve their fair share of recognition as well. March is Women’s History Month and there’s no better time to celebrate their contributions. Here are some fascinating facts about women’s history that will showcase some standouts, accomplishments, impacts …

WICKED WITCHES AND EVIL QUEENS

Wicked witches and evil queens: why children’s books need more female villains

March 23, 2018 1.09am AEDT

 

Still from Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016) (This is the best reproduction of the photo that could be accomplished here. For the original, please see The Conversation March 23rd 2018).

 

Authors


Anna Cermakova
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow, Centre for Corpus Research, University of Birmingham

Michaela Mahlberg
Professor of Corpus Linguistics, University of Birmingham
Disclosure statement
Anna Cermakova receives funding from the European Commission – Marie Curie research fellowship.
Michaela Mahlberg works for the University of Birmingham. She has received funding

GRACIE by JOAN MACLEOD: EUROPEAN PREMIERE

 

GRACIE

European Premiere

Finborough Theatre

29th April – 15th May

 

 

‘…Gracie is a powerful one woman show about a young girl growing up in the polygamous cult. The film champions the tenacity of the human spirit ‘ – The Gracie Team

 

Tickets and more information can be found at:

https://www.finboroughtheatre.

co.uk/productions/2018/gracie.php

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