Programme Announced for WFTHN Conference 2014

The Second International Conference 
of the
Women's Film and Television History Network – UK/Ireland
Thursday 10 - Saturday 12 April 2014
  University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
  • Keynote speakers: Jane Gaines, Christine Gledhill, Jackie Stacey, Sue Thornham, Helen Wheatley
  • Film and television director Beeban Kidron in conversation
  • Screening of the documentary Golden Gate Girls and Q&A with writer/director Louisa Wei

Building on the success of the firstDoing Women’s Film History’ conference held in 2011, this three-day international conference will bring together academics, archivists, curators and creative practitioners to explore and celebrate women’s significant contribution to film and television, providing a forum for the latest research in the field.

Topics covered by panels include: women’s filmmaking co-operatives; Nordic women in film; women’s documentary; Hollywood genre and female authorship; global film pioneers; women working in British film and television; female screenwriters; reflections on teaching women’s film and television history; fans/audiences; female performers and stars; and many, many more…

For a full provisional programme of the conference and a downloadable registration form, please visit the conference website.

Conference email:

De Montfort University University of East Anglia Women's Film and Television History Network


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