'To cherish female ingenuity and to conduce to female improvement': the 'Lady's' and the birth of the woman's magazine

Tuesday 18 October 2016, 8.00PM

Jennie Batchelor is Professor of Eighteenth-Century Studies at the University of Kent. Her latest book, Women's Work examined the relationship between manual and intellectual labour in women's writing across the second half of the eighteenth century. She is also the Principal Investigator for a Leverhulme project entitled 'The Lady's Magazine (1770-1818): Understanding the Emergence of a Genre' and is currently working on a book about the Lady’s Magazine in Romantic print culture. She is an alumna of the Department of English and Related Literature at York.

Location: KG/07, King's Manor, Exhibition Square, York

Email: chloe.wigstonsmith@york.ac.uk