Monthly Archives: May 2014

Women, Art and Authority: The Language of Exclusion

I recently watched Amanda Vickery’s series, ‘The Story of Women and Art,’ which you can catch on Iplayer (and catch it soon, before it goes). I am a pretty obvious target for this series. The name I blog under, Jeanne … Continue reading

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Mind-boggling Arrogance in the Face of Feminism. A quickie.

This isn’t really a ‘post’ as such, it’s just a space to express my disbelief in more characters than twitter allows me. You may have noticed that the Name Equality campaign has been in the news (you can find them … Continue reading

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Blurred Lines, Medieval Margins, and the Voice of the Ordinary Man

This post grew out of a paper I gave a few weeks ago at a conference in Bristol, and a short conversation sparked off by some fascinating tweets by Dr Sjoerd Levelt (who’s awesome, by the way, and you should follow … Continue reading

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Writing Women out of History – Another Stupid Response

This is just a quick post. A while back, I blogged about the current campaign to include mothers’ names on marriage certificates, which currently require you to fill in your father’s name and profession, but not your mother’s. It’s an exceedingly … Continue reading

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