Workshop: Archiving Women in Film and Television

Archiving Women in Film and Television

Workshop Programme

Date: Thursday 14 May 2015, 13:00-17:30

Venue: Brotherton Room, Special Collections, University of Leeds

Hosted by Feminist Archive North and the School of History, with the support of the Cultural and Creative Industries Exchange, University of Leeds; Leeds Animation Workshop; and Vera Media

 

13:00-14:00

 

Introduction: Why the History of Women’s Archives Matters

 

Kate Dossett (University of Leeds) & Jalna Hanmer (Feminist Archive North)

Presentation from the Archives of Leeds Animation Workshop, Vera Media and the Women’s Film, Television and Video Network

Gina Denton (University of Leeds)

 

14:00-15:00: History of the Archives I: Leeds Animation Workshop

 

Terry Wragg (Leeds Animation Workshop) & Rebekah Taylor (Animation Collection, University for the Creative Arts)

 

 

COFFEE BREAK 15:00-15:30

 

 

15:30-16:30: History of the Archives II: Vera Media and the Women’s Film, Television and Video Network

 

Al Garthwaite & Catherine Mitchell (Vera Media)

 

16:30-17:30: Creating Archives, Creating Histories: Questions of Evidence, Knowledge and Power

 

Melanie Bell (Newcastle University) & Vicky Ball (De Montfort University)

The workshop is free to attend, but you need to register in advance by emailing g.denton@leeds.ac.uk. For more information, see http://www.feminist-archives.leeds.ac.uk/events/archiving-women-in-film-tv-workshop/ For directions, see: http://library.leeds.ac.uk/info/15/special_collections/11/use_special_collections/2

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