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Women's History on film: The making of Suffragette


Tuesday 1 March 2016, 6.30PM

Speaker: Professor Krista Cowman, University of Lincoln and Dr Kristyn Gorton, University of York

History Lecture

Released in October 2015, the feature film Suffragette explores the fight for women’s suffrage in the UK through the eyes of an ordinary working-class woman Maud Watts, a laundry worker in the East End of London. Professor Krista Cowman (University of Lincoln) was the historical advisor for this film and reflects in this lecture on her involvement in the making of the film, while Dr Kristyn Gorton (University of York, TFTV), whose work explores emotion in television and film, will examine Suffragette from a critical film perspective. 

Location: Bowland auditorium, Berrick Saul building

Admission: is by free ticket only. Please book below.

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