Doing Women’s Film and Television History III

Structures of Feelings 18-20 May 2016, Leicester, UK Registration for the 'Doing Women’s Film and TV History III: Structures of Feeling' conference is now open, featuring keynote speakers Miranda J Banks, Melanie Bell, Shelley Cobb, Kate Dossett, Jane Gaines, Michele Hilmes, Linda Ruth Williams. Building on the success of the previous two ‘Doing Women's Film and … Continue reading Doing Women’s Film and Television History III

Conference Report: Women and the Silent Screen VIII

Women and the Silent Screen VIII: Pittsburgh 17-19 September 2015 by Christine Gledhill It was good to return to Women and the Silent Screen, this year hosted at the University of Pittsburgh, 17-19 September, by a welcoming and highly efficient team led by Mark Lynn Anderson, to whom warm thanks were given. WSS VIII took the … Continue reading Conference Report: Women and the Silent Screen VIII

Women Film Pioneers Project

An extract from the entry on Dorothea Baird, UK, 1895 - 1933  The Women Film Pioneers Project (WFPP) was initiated in 1993 by Professor Jane Gaines and launched in September 2013 as an online resource (https://wfpp.cdrs.columbia.edu/). The Home Page summarises its aims and approach: “It is a freely accessible, collaborative online database that showcases the hundreds … Continue reading Women Film Pioneers Project

News from the Women Film Pioneers Project

News from the Women Film Pioneers Project at Columbia University, New York by Christine Gledhill 'Women Film Pioneers' international database, covering women working across the world in silent cinema -- an eagerly anticipated initiative but arduous in the making -- is now up and running, housed at Columbia University in New York, where it is … Continue reading News from the Women Film Pioneers Project

‘Doing Women’s Film and Television History’ 2014

Tamsyn Dent and Kate Ince review WFTHN's 2014 conference by Tamsyn Dent Conferences are a great way to get away from the computer screen, share ideas, thoughts on research and catch up with other academics from related fields. The 2nd ‘Doing Women’s Film and Television History’ conference was organised by WFTHN members Melanie Williams and Yvonne … Continue reading ‘Doing Women’s Film and Television History’ 2014