Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Draft of Symposium Program now available

Feminism and the Museum: a Symposium

November 2, 2013. Conference Room, Level 4,

 National Library of Australia.

Delegates arrive
9.15 – 9.30
Welcome to Country
Welcome from the symposium’s conveners
Alison Bartlett (UWA) and Margaret Henderson (UQ)
9.30 – 10.30
Keynote Lecture
- “Speaking, Doing, Making, Being: Four modes of Feminism in the National Museum”
  Dr Kirsten Wehner (National Museum of Australia)
10.30 – 10.45
Coffee break
10.45 – 12.30
Session I: Collecting
- “Women are Transmogrifying”
   Mandy Paul (History SA)
- “The Gendered Politics of Collections”
   Sophia Maalsen (U Syd)
- “Feminist Futures, Feminist Pasts and Generational  
   Relationships: responding to second wave activist material
   culture in Adelaide collections”
   Petra Mosmann (Flinders)
- “First Steps in Digitization: Irene Greenwood and Woman to
   Kate Makowiecka (Murdoch)
12-30 – 1.00
1.00 – 1.45
- “The Lost Culture of Women’s Liberation, the Pre-Dynastic
   Phase 1969-74”
  Suzanne Bellamy (U Syd)
1.45 – 3.30
Session II: Exhibiting
- “A Mediterranean Bazaar: The Bazar du Genre exhibition at the Musée des Civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée (MuCEM) in Marseille, 2013”
  Bronwyn Winter (U Syd)
- “Acting Out: performing feminisms in the contemporary art
  Courtney Pedersen (QUT) and Rachael Haynes (QUT)
- “What is a Feminist Object? Things that liberate and material
  Alison Bartlett (UWA) and Margaret Henderson (UQ)
- “The Military Museum as a site for feminist history
  Lindsey V. Sharman (U Calgary)
3.30 – 5.00
Book Launch
- Things that Liberate: An Australian Feminist 
   Wunderkammer, edited by Alison Bartlett and Margaret 
   Henderson, launched by Marian Sawer (ANU) at the Library
Dinner (Venue TBA)

Register your attendance for the symposium here, and for the book launch here!

1 comment:

  1. unfortunately, the registration for the conference is not working currently ("This event is currently not available"). Is the conference still on?
    Can I also register on site?