"No, now that she has become a bluestocking
she has finally renounced her former infatuations," he told himself.
It discusses the early "bluestocking
circles" in the UK; aspects of gender and the public sphere; the work of Wollstonecraft and Macaulay; women writers of the 18th and 19th century; the impact of social movements in the establishment of women public intellectuals, including the suffrage movement, the feminist movement, and the civil rights movement; and contemporary women public intellectuals in the US, particularly Condoleeza Rice, Samantha Power, Susan Rice, Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton, Anne-Marie Slaughter, and Sheryl Sandberg.
How else am I going to convince visitors of my impressive bluestocking
GUILDFORD: June 5 - October 28, Tues, Wed, Thu and Sun, 2pm-5pm - Hatchlands Park will celebrate the life and work of Fanny Boscawen, a founder member of the Bluestocking
Society who built and lived at the Surrey Georgian mansion in the late 18th century with a new exhibition.
one of the of the Bluestocking
women engaged conversation and intellectual pursuits, Nick Sturge said: "This was a visionary and talented woman who understood the importance of a solid start in life for young people and how this will influence the impact they make on society in later years, in a time when women were rarely afforded the opportunity to influence society.
The efforts of women (and some men) in Australian higher education to mainstream, normalise--or make ordinary--gender diversity and equity in our curricula and practices has been going on for a long time, right back to the Bluestocking
era of the nineteenth century.
She has recently been advising the International Center for Transitional Justice on its work in Kenya , and is a co-founder of the The Bluestocking
Institute for Global Peace and Justice, in Australia.
The dictionary defines the word 'Bluestocking
' as 'an intelligent and well-educated woman who spends most of her time studying and is therefore not approved of by some men."
In fact, the only woman I have ever met who was a genuine bluestocking
kind of girl, a senior officer with a Yorkshire council, was so scary both men and women kept her way past arms' length.
Her studio drew a public audience, and she was a cultural ambassador throughout the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars as well as a satirized bluestocking
, inheritor of Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill estate, a novelist, and an actress.
There will be lots of great events including talks, workshops, exhibitions and performances - including Bob Kingdom's acclaimed Return Journey, events focusing on to mark the centenary of WWI, a launch of a new edition of Dylan Thomas' Collected Poems with John Goodby and a night of Dylan Thomas-inspired Burlesque from Bluestocking