Trailblazing Women Symposium


Trailblazing Women On and Off Screen

A One Day Symposium Blending Theory and Practice

Department of Creative Professions and Digital Arts (CPDA), University of Greenwich

Thursday 29th June 2017

The Creative Professions and Digital Arts Department at the University of Greenwich, in collaboration with the Women’s Film and Television History Network UK/Ireland, are proud to host a one-day symposium blending theory and practice to explore the themes of trailblazing women on and off screen, past and present. 

The event is aimed at both academic researchers and film and television practitioners. The day will comprise a blend of screenings, keynote talks and panels, including representatives from the BFI, Raising Films, Calling the Shots (AHRC-funded research project), Women’s Film and Television History Network and Women Over 50 Film Festival.  This promises to be a unique day to explore the challenges and opportunities encountered in contemporary film and television culture.  

The event is free and places can be reserved through Eventbrite, where further details (including confirmed speakers) can currently be found here.

You can find the full PDF advertising the event here.

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