*Registration Open* CENTENNIAL REFLECTIONS ON WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE AND THE ARTS Local : National : Transnational

*Registration Open*   CENTENNIAL REFLECTIONS ON WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE AND THE ARTS Local : National : Transnational   An international, multi-disciplinary public conference University of Surrey, UK, 29–30 June 2018   Keynote Speakers: • Irene Cockroft, author of Women in the Arts & Crafts and Suffrage Movements at the Dawn of the 20th Century • ElizabethContinue reading “*Registration Open* CENTENNIAL REFLECTIONS ON WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE AND THE ARTS Local : National : Transnational”

CFP: Centennial Reflections on Women’s Suffrage and the Arts

This conference serves as the FWSA interim event and we especially welcome contributions from FWSA members, including proposals for full panels and roundtables. Details of the FWSA AGM to be held at the conference will be announced in due course, but this is planned to take place on 29th June 2018. CFP: CENTENNIAL REFLECTIONS ONContinue reading “CFP: Centennial Reflections on Women’s Suffrage and the Arts”

Event: Celebrating Suffragettes: Edith Craig and Ethel Smyth, Collaborators in Women’s Suffrage Drama, Art and Music

Celebrating Suffragettes: Edith Craig and Ethel Smyth, Collaborators in Women’s Suffrage Drama, Art and Music   Professor Katharine Cockin will give an illustrated talk on women’s suffrage drama, art and music with reference to her new biography, Edith Craig and the Theatres of Art (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama 2017). This will be followed by Dr SimonContinue reading “Event: Celebrating Suffragettes: Edith Craig and Ethel Smyth, Collaborators in Women’s Suffrage Drama, Art and Music”

Fight for the Right: the Birmingham Suffragettes

by Nicola Gauld Freelance Project Manager   Fight for the Right: the Birmingham Suffragettes was an opportunity for young women living in Birmingham to explore the activities of both sides of the suffrage campaign, militant and non-militant, in Birmingham in the early 20th century. Female students aged 12-15 from two local schools, Kings Norton Girls’Continue reading “Fight for the Right: the Birmingham Suffragettes”

Kate Frye: A Feminist Foot Soldier

  by Elizabeth Crawford As a researcher and writer, I have been fortunate in acquiring the voluminous manuscript diary kept by Kate Parry Frye (1878-1959) from 1887 until October 1958. It is in effect the record of one woman’s entire life. The diary is of particular interest because from 1906 Kate was involved in theContinue reading “Kate Frye: A Feminist Foot Soldier”