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Feminist Object(ive)s: Writing Art History

Reproduced with the kind permission of Sheila Levrant de Bretteville & The Woman's Building Slide & Ephemera Archive at Otis College of Art and Design

Tuesday 21 May 2013, 12.00PM to 7.00pm

Feminist object(ive)s: Writing Art Histories will explore the aims, challenges and complications of writing art histories from a feminist standpoint, considering feminist methodologies, encounters with feminist art and culture, working with women artists as well as more broadly politically engaged art practices.

Five scholars will reflect on their experiences of engaging with and constructing feminist art histories, before a roundtable involving all participants at the end of the afternoon.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Henrietta Stanford (Courtauld Institute of Art)
  • James Boaden (York)
  • Sylvie Simonds (McGill)
  • Catherine Grant (Goldsmiths)
  • Harriet Riches (Kingston)

In order to provide a series of jumping-off points for group discussion, participants are invited to provide a slide with an image or object relating to their own work.

Feminist Objectives programme and abstracts (PDF , 130kb)

Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building

Admission: Please contact for further details and to register