Category: Women and Gender Studies

Willa Cather

Willa Cather

One of my favorite letters by Willa Cather was written to one of her former students, Norman Foerster. On January 14, 1931, Cather wrote to decline a speaking invitation from… READ MORE

Women’s History Month 2020

Women’s History Month 2020

This month we recognise Women’s History Month, an annual declared month where the contribution of women to events in history and society are celebrated. It is the hope that one… READ MORE

Celebrating Women in Translation Month

Celebrating Women in Translation Month

This August we celebrate Women in Translation Month. Women in Translation month began in 2014, from the initiative of book blogger Meytal Radzinski. Radzinski set out to encourage and challenge… READ MORE

Treasure in the Attic: Boyce Papers

Treasure in the Attic: Boyce Papers

Following the launch of her volume, The Boyce Papers: The Letters and Diaries of Joanna Boyce, Henry Wells and George Price Boyce, at London’s Royal Academy of Arts in April,… READ MORE

Material Enlightenment

Material Enlightenment

Dr Joanna Wharton’s new book looks at the writings and lives of five very different women – Anne Barbauld, Honora Edgeworth, Hannah More, Elizabeth Hamilton and Maria Edgeworth – whose… READ MORE