Author: Angela Smith

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SunGen meeting 3rd May 2017

We had a very useful meeting this afternoon.   Angela updated the group on the progress of the Spare Rib edited collection. The revised cover for the Spare Rib book. The book is on...

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International Women’s Day 2017

SunGen marked International Women’s Day by celebrating intersectionality in the feminist movement with an engaging conversation with Holly Sterling.  Vice Chancellor Professor Shirley Atkinson opened proceedings. Holly is a highly acclaimed children’s illustrator and...

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International Women’s Day 2017

Members of SunGen met on Friday 25 November to discuss plans for the IWD event.  Trish Bryans suggested the event could include more interaction between audience members.  She have volunteered to organise this side...

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International Women’s Day: 8th March, 2017

We will be marking IWD 2017 by celebrating intersectionality.  We have so far confirmed the following speakers: Kate Charlesworth, a graphic novellist who will discuss sexuality and her forthcoming book, A Girl’s Guide to...

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Meeting 24th May, 2016

Our much-delayed next meeting will be on Tuesday 24th May at 10am in Priestman 312.  We are going to discuss plans for the coming year, including ideas to mark International Women’s Day 2017.  Any...

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Re-Reading Spare Rib

Members of the SunGen network, along with colleagues from Northumbria’s Gendered Subjects group, have a contract to write an edited collection for Palgrave.  This book will offer multi-disciplinary re-readings of Spare Rib magazine.  Well...

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‘Lad culture’ in the university setting

As part of the university’s Diversity Month series of events, SunGen ran a panel discussion on ‘lad culture’ on Friday 20th November. This resulted in some very interesting and impassioned debates about just what...

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Meeting on 17th September 2015

At this meeting, we discussed Athena SWAN and how this could be developed in the University outside of FAS.  In Education and Society, this will be coordinated by Angela Smith with Bridget Cooper liaising...