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The Lady's museum: By the author of The Female Quixote. [pt.2] The Lady's museum: By the author of The Female Quixote. [pt.2]

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kind | kind | English poetry | English poetry | Women -- Education | Women -- Education | Women | Women | Periodicals -- 18th century. -- England | Periodicals -- 18th century. -- England | ECCO | ECCO | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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The Lady's museum: By the author of The Female Quixote. [pt.1] The Lady's museum: By the author of The Female Quixote. [pt.1]

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kind | kind | English poetry | English poetry | Women -- Education | Women -- Education | Women | Women | Periodicals -- 18th century. -- England | Periodicals -- 18th century. -- England | ECCO | ECCO | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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21L.315 Prizewinners: Nobelistas (MIT) 21L.315 Prizewinners: Nobelistas (MIT)

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This half-semester Samplings course, worth six instead of the typical twelve credits, drew attention to the thirteen female Nobel laureates. As the MIT Literature website explains, Samplings serve students looking for "a less intensive, more discussion and reading oriented way of continuing literary study." Secondly, "they allow the Literature Faculty to offer occasional subjects that cannot be permanently and regularly offered. Finally, they are a site of experimentation—a way of trying out new authors and new themes." This half-semester Samplings course, worth six instead of the typical twelve credits, drew attention to the thirteen female Nobel laureates. As the MIT Literature website explains, Samplings serve students looking for "a less intensive, more discussion and reading oriented way of continuing literary study." Secondly, "they allow the Literature Faculty to offer occasional subjects that cannot be permanently and regularly offered. Finally, they are a site of experimentation—a way of trying out new authors and new themes."

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Toni Morrison | Toni Morrison | Herta Mueller | Herta Mueller | Alice Munro | Alice Munro | Nobel Prize literature | Nobel Prize literature | Doris Lessing | Doris Lessing | Nadine Gordimer | Nadine Gordimer | Women Nobel Prize winner | Women Nobel Prize winner | Opened Ground | Opened Ground | Collected Poems | Collected Poems | former British colonies | former British colonies

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21G.022J International Women's Voices (MIT) 21G.022J International Women's Voices (MIT)

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International Women’s Voices has several objectives. It introduces students to a variety of works by contemporary women writers from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. The emphasis is on non-western writers. The readings are chosen to encourage students to think about how each author’s work reflects a distinct cultural heritage and to what extent, if any, we can identify a female voice that transcends national cultures. In lectures and readings distributed in class, students learn about the history and culture of each of the countries these authors represent. The way in which colonialism, religion, nation formation and language influence each writer is a major concern of this course. In addition, students examine the patterns of socialization of wom International Women’s Voices has several objectives. It introduces students to a variety of works by contemporary women writers from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. The emphasis is on non-western writers. The readings are chosen to encourage students to think about how each author’s work reflects a distinct cultural heritage and to what extent, if any, we can identify a female voice that transcends national cultures. In lectures and readings distributed in class, students learn about the history and culture of each of the countries these authors represent. The way in which colonialism, religion, nation formation and language influence each writer is a major concern of this course. In addition, students examine the patterns of socialization of wom

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21G.022 | 21G.022 | WGS.141 | WGS.141 | Women | Women | International | International | Global | Global | Contemporary literature | Contemporary literature | Writers | Writers | Asia | Asia | Africa | Africa | Middle east | Middle east | Latin america | Latin america | North america | North america | Non-western | Non-western | Gender roles | Gender roles | Culture | Culture | Heritage | Heritage | Female | Female | History | History | Colonialism | Colonialism | Religion | Religion | Nationalism | Nationalism | Socialization | Socialization | Language | Language | Patriarchal | Patriarchal | Sex | Sex | Marriage | Marriage | Politics | Politics | Love | Love | Work | Work | Identity | Identity | Fiction | Fiction | literature | literature | SP.461J | SP.461J | WMN.461J | WMN.461J | SP.461 | SP.461 | WMN.461 | WMN.461

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21L.460 Medieval Literature: Medieval Women Writers (MIT) 21L.460 Medieval Literature: Medieval Women Writers (MIT)

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This survey provides a general introduction to medieval European literature (from Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century) from the perspective of women writers from a variety of cultures, social backgrounds, and historical timeperiods. Though much of the class will be devoted to exploring the evolution of a new literary tradition by and for women from its earliest emergence in the West, wider historical and cultural movements will also be addressed: the Fall of the Roman Empire, the growth of religious communities, the shift from orality to literacy, the culture of chivalry and courtly love, the emergence of scholasticism and universities, changes in devotional practices, the persecution of heretics, the rise of nationalism and class consciousness. Authors will include some of t This survey provides a general introduction to medieval European literature (from Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century) from the perspective of women writers from a variety of cultures, social backgrounds, and historical timeperiods. Though much of the class will be devoted to exploring the evolution of a new literary tradition by and for women from its earliest emergence in the West, wider historical and cultural movements will also be addressed: the Fall of the Roman Empire, the growth of religious communities, the shift from orality to literacy, the culture of chivalry and courtly love, the emergence of scholasticism and universities, changes in devotional practices, the persecution of heretics, the rise of nationalism and class consciousness. Authors will include some of t

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Medieval Europe | Medieval Europe | Literature | Literature | Late antiquity | Late antiquity | Fifteenth century | Fifteenth century | 15th | 15th | Culture | Culture | Society | Society | Women | Women | History | History | Roman empire | Roman empire | Religion | Religion | Literacy | Literacy | Chivalry | Chivalry | Scholasticism | Scholasticism | University | University | Education | Education | Heretics | Heretics | Nationalism | Nationalism | Class | Class | Hierarchy | Hierarchy | Hildegard of Bingen | Hildegard of Bingen | Heloise of Paris | Heloise of Paris | Marie de France | Marie de France | Christine de Pizan | Christine de Pizan | Joan of Arc | Joan of Arc | Margery Kempe | Margery Kempe | SP.514 | SP.514 | WMN.514 | WMN.514

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21H.381J Women and War in the 20th Century (MIT)

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This seminar examines women's experiences during and after war, revolution, and genocide. The focus of the course is mostly on the 20th century and on North America, Europe and the Middle East.

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21H.381 | WGS.222 | women | war | revolution | genocide | September 11 | rape | Sierra Leone Civil War | military | combat | peace | activisim | human rights | Vietnam | Vietnamese Women's Union | Women's Union of Liberation | antiwar | feminism | sterilization | reproduction | transmission | Palestinian-Israel conflict | Palestine | Israel | Persepolis | Ravished Armenia | gender

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SP.601J Feminist Theory (MIT) SP.601J Feminist Theory (MIT)

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This course focuses on a range of theories of gender in modern life. In recent years, feminist scholars in a range of disciplines have challenged previously accepted notions of political theory such as the distinctions between public and private, the definitions of politics itself, the nature of citizenship, and the roles of women in civil society. In this course, we will examine different aspects of women's lives through the life cycle as seen from the vantage point of feminist theory. In addition, we will consider different ways of looking at power and political culture in modern societies, issues of race and class, poverty and welfare, and sexuality and morality. Acknowledgements The instructor would like to thank Lara Yeo for capturing notes and discussion questions in class. This course focuses on a range of theories of gender in modern life. In recent years, feminist scholars in a range of disciplines have challenged previously accepted notions of political theory such as the distinctions between public and private, the definitions of politics itself, the nature of citizenship, and the roles of women in civil society. In this course, we will examine different aspects of women's lives through the life cycle as seen from the vantage point of feminist theory. In addition, we will consider different ways of looking at power and political culture in modern societies, issues of race and class, poverty and welfare, and sexuality and morality. Acknowledgements The instructor would like to thank Lara Yeo for capturing notes and discussion questions in class.

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Men | Men | Women | Women | Gender | Gender | Feminists | Feminists | Feminist Theory | Feminist Theory | Prostitution | Prostitution | Morality | Morality | Chromosomes | Chromosomes | gender identification | gender identification | work and family | work and family | welfare reform | welfare reform | paternity | paternity | maternity | maternity | divorce | divorce | globalization of women's labor | globalization of women's labor | pornography | pornography | internet | internet | military service | military service | race | race | class | class | 2008 election campaigns | 2008 election campaigns | body image | body image | discrimination | discrimination | date rape | date rape | rape | rape | domestic violence | domestic violence | females in sports | females in sports | embodied knowledge | embodied knowledge | sexuality | sexuality | politics of consent | politics of consent | international economics | international economics | exile and pride | exile and pride | curious feminist | curious feminist | don't call us out of name | don't call us out of name | theorizing feminisms | theorizing feminisms | undoing the silence | undoing the silence | sneaker production | sneaker production | intersectionality | intersectionality | contextualize | contextualize | historicize | historicize

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21L.460 Medieval Literature: Medieval Women Writers (MIT) 21L.460 Medieval Literature: Medieval Women Writers (MIT)

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This survey provides a general introduction to medieval European literature (from Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century) from the perspective of women writers from a variety of cultures, social backgrounds, and historical timeperiods. Though much of the class will be devoted to exploring the evolution of a new literary tradition by and for women from its earliest emergence in the West, wider historical and cultural movements will also be addressed: the Fall of the Roman Empire, the growth of religious communities, the shift from orality to literacy, the culture of chivalry and courtly love, the emergence of scholasticism and universities, changes in devotional practices, the persecution of heretics, the rise of nationalism and class consciousness. Authors will include some of t This survey provides a general introduction to medieval European literature (from Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century) from the perspective of women writers from a variety of cultures, social backgrounds, and historical timeperiods. Though much of the class will be devoted to exploring the evolution of a new literary tradition by and for women from its earliest emergence in the West, wider historical and cultural movements will also be addressed: the Fall of the Roman Empire, the growth of religious communities, the shift from orality to literacy, the culture of chivalry and courtly love, the emergence of scholasticism and universities, changes in devotional practices, the persecution of heretics, the rise of nationalism and class consciousness. Authors will include some of t

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Medieval Europe | Medieval Europe | Literature | Literature | Late antiquity | Late antiquity | Fifteenth century | Fifteenth century | 15th | 15th | Culture | Culture | Society | Society | Women | Women | History | History | Roman empire | Roman empire | Religion | Religion | Literacy | Literacy | Chivalry | Chivalry | Scholasticism | Scholasticism | University | University | Education | Education | Heretics | Heretics | Nationalism | Nationalism | Class | Class | Hierarchy | Hierarchy | Hildegard of Bingen | Hildegard of Bingen | Heloise of Paris | Heloise of Paris | Marie de France | Marie de France | Christine de Pizan | Christine de Pizan | Joan of Arc | Joan of Arc | Margery Kempe | Margery Kempe | SP.514 | SP.514 | WMN.514 | WMN.514

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‘Surplus Women’: a legacy of World War One?

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More than 700,000 British men were killed during World War One. This tragic loss of life affected the lives of young women in 1920s Britain. Virginia Nicholson has discussed in her 2007 book, Singled Out, the difficulties of unmarried women … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Body and Mind | Unconventional Soldiers | 610 (Medical Sciences) | 900 (History & geography) | Blogs | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | HQ1101-2030.7 (Women. Feminism) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | UH (Medical Sciences - other services) | 900 (History & geography)

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Rose Macaulay, Hurt-Berries and Compassion Fatigue

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The term ‘compassion fatigue’ is usually associated with a disinclination to donate to yet another mammoth charity telethon. The OED defines the phrase as ‘apathy or indifference towards the suffering of others’, and cites an early usage in a 1987 … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | 820 (English literature) | 821 (English poetry) | Blogs | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | HQ1101-2030.7 (Women. Feminism) | PN (Literature)

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’s fight against Venereal Disease in the ‘Heroic Age of Prostitution’* The British Army’s fight against Venereal Disease in the ‘Heroic Age of Prostitution’*

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There were well over a hundred and fifty men waiting for opening time, singing Mademoiselle from Armentiéres and other lusty songs. Right on the dot of 6 PM a red lamp over the doorway of the brothel was switched on. … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | HQ1101-2030.7 (Women. Feminism) | R (Medicine) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | UH (Medical Sciences - other services)

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21G.022J International Women's Voices (MIT) 21G.022J International Women's Voices (MIT)

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International Women’s Voices has several objectives. It introduces students to a variety of works by contemporary women writers from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. The emphasis is on non-western writers. The readings are chosen to encourage students to think about how each author’s work reflects a distinct cultural heritage and to what extent, if any, we can identify a female voice that transcends national cultures. In lectures and readings distributed in class, students learn about the history and culture of each of the countries these authors represent. The way in which colonialism, religion, nation formation and language influence each writer is a major concern of this course. In addition, students examine the patterns of socialization of wom International Women’s Voices has several objectives. It introduces students to a variety of works by contemporary women writers from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. The emphasis is on non-western writers. The readings are chosen to encourage students to think about how each author’s work reflects a distinct cultural heritage and to what extent, if any, we can identify a female voice that transcends national cultures. In lectures and readings distributed in class, students learn about the history and culture of each of the countries these authors represent. The way in which colonialism, religion, nation formation and language influence each writer is a major concern of this course. In addition, students examine the patterns of socialization of wom

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21G.022 | 21G.022 | WGS.141 | WGS.141 | Women | Women | International | International | Global | Global | Contemporary literature | Contemporary literature | Writers | Writers | Asia | Asia | Africa | Africa | Middle east | Middle east | Latin america | Latin america | North america | North america | Non-western | Non-western | Gender roles | Gender roles | Culture | Culture | Heritage | Heritage | Female | Female | History | History | Colonialism | Colonialism | Religion | Religion | Nationalism | Nationalism | Socialization | Socialization | Language | Language | Patriarchal | Patriarchal | Sex | Sex | Marriage | Marriage | Politics | Politics | Love | Love | Work | Work | Identity | Identity | Fiction | Fiction | literature | literature | SP.461J | SP.461J | WMN.461J | WMN.461J | SP.461 | SP.461 | WMN.461 | WMN.461

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21L.460 Medieval Literature: Medieval Women Writers (MIT)

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This survey provides a general introduction to medieval European literature (from Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century) from the perspective of women writers from a variety of cultures, social backgrounds, and historical timeperiods. Though much of the class will be devoted to exploring the evolution of a new literary tradition by and for women from its earliest emergence in the West, wider historical and cultural movements will also be addressed: the Fall of the Roman Empire, the growth of religious communities, the shift from orality to literacy, the culture of chivalry and courtly love, the emergence of scholasticism and universities, changes in devotional practices, the persecution of heretics, the rise of nationalism and class consciousness. Authors will include some of t

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Medieval Europe | Literature | Late antiquity | Fifteenth century | 15th | Culture | Society | Women | History | Roman empire | Religion | Literacy | Chivalry | Scholasticism | University | Education | Heretics | Nationalism | Class | Hierarchy | Hildegard of Bingen | Heloise of Paris | Marie de France | Christine de Pizan | Joan of Arc | Margery Kempe | SP.514 | WMN.514

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21L.315 Prizewinners: Nobelistas (MIT)

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This half-semester Samplings course, worth six instead of the typical twelve credits, drew attention to the thirteen female Nobel laureates. As the MIT Literature website explains, Samplings serve students looking for "a less intensive, more discussion and reading oriented way of continuing literary study." Secondly, "they allow the Literature Faculty to offer occasional subjects that cannot be permanently and regularly offered. Finally, they are a site of experimentation—a way of trying out new authors and new themes."

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Toni Morrison | Herta Mueller | Alice Munro | Nobel Prize literature | Doris Lessing | Nadine Gordimer | Women Nobel Prize winner | Opened Ground | Collected Poems | former British colonies

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Wartime Art and Grief

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In this podcast Dr Claudia Siebrecht, Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Sussex, discusses German women and the aesthetics of loss portrayed through art during the First World War. Watch and download the podcast at: http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/wartime-art-and-grief This … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | Religion and Spirituality | Teaching | 700 (Arts) | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | N (Fine Arts)

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?s fashion: what to wear in an air-raid! The First World War and women?s fashion: what to wear in an air-raid!

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Small details give a human touch to our understanding of what happened in London?s first Blitz. For example,the typist whose life was saved because she dashed back to her desk for her handbag during a raid, and so missed the … Continue reading →

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Material Culture | Fashion | First World War | Women | ww1

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21G.022J International Women's Voices (MIT)

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International Women’s Voices has several objectives. It introduces students to a variety of works by contemporary women writers from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. The emphasis is on non-western writers. The readings are chosen to encourage students to think about how each author’s work reflects a distinct cultural heritage and to what extent, if any, we can identify a female voice that transcends national cultures. In lectures and readings distributed in class, students learn about the history and culture of each of the countries these authors represent. The way in which colonialism, religion, nation formation and language influence each writer is a major concern of this course. In addition, students examine the patterns of socialization of wom

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21G.022 | WGS.141 | Women | International | Global | Contemporary literature | Writers | Asia | Africa | Middle east | Latin america | North america | Non-western | Gender roles | Culture | Heritage | Female | History | Colonialism | Religion | Nationalism | Socialization | Language | Patriarchal | Sex | Marriage | Politics | Love | Work | Identity | Fiction | literature | SP.461J | WMN.461J | SP.461 | WMN.461

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Women's Boxing: The Changing Face of Sport at the Olympic Games

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?s boxing into the Olympic Summer Games schedule for 2012 is, no doubt, a positive move towards furthering gender equality in sport.

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UKOER | HLST | ENGSCOER | OER | LL2012 | London 2012 | Olympics | Olympic Games | Paralympics | Paralympic Games | Learning Legacies | JISC | HEA | Oxford Brookes University | HLSTOER | cc-by | creative commons | IOC | LOCOG | athletics | competition | discussion starter | discuss | Womens boxing | womens sport | female participation | ABA | fighting | boxing | contact sports | gender | equality | amateur boxing | bbc | British Board of Boxing Control | oxb:060111:005dd | hospitality | leisure | sport | tourism | Team GB | The Olympics Gender and Widening Participation.

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Womens Participation in the Olympic Games.

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This case study considers female participation in the Olympics as athletes, leaders and volunteers and also considers issues associated with gender identity and female doping.

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oxb:060111:011cs | sport | leisure | tourism | hospitality | Team GB | cc-by | creative commons | UKOER | HLST | ENGSCOER | OER | LL2012 | London 2012 | Olympics | Olympic Games | Paralympics | Paralympic Games | Learning Legacies | JISC | HEA | Oxford Brookes University | HLSTOER | IOC | LOCOG | athletics | competition | female participation | women in sport | female doping | female boxing | boxing | contact sports | womens boxing | gender | equality | sexism | caster semenya | IAAF | IOC World Conference on Women and Sport | The Olympics Gender and Widening Participation.

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21L.460 Medieval Literature: Medieval Women Writers (MIT)

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This survey provides a general introduction to medieval European literature (from Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century) from the perspective of women writers from a variety of cultures, social backgrounds, and historical timeperiods. Though much of the class will be devoted to exploring the evolution of a new literary tradition by and for women from its earliest emergence in the West, wider historical and cultural movements will also be addressed: the Fall of the Roman Empire, the growth of religious communities, the shift from orality to literacy, the culture of chivalry and courtly love, the emergence of scholasticism and universities, changes in devotional practices, the persecution of heretics, the rise of nationalism and class consciousness. Authors will include some of t

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Medieval Europe | Literature | Late antiquity | Fifteenth century | 15th | Culture | Society | Women | History | Roman empire | Religion | Literacy | Chivalry | Scholasticism | University | Education | Heretics | Nationalism | Class | Hierarchy | Hildegard of Bingen | Heloise of Paris | Marie de France | Christine de Pizan | Joan of Arc | Margery Kempe | SP.514 | WMN.514

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Women and Leadership - Video Resources

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Link to Women and Leadership playlist on Youtube. This contains videos from 'Closing the gap - Women and Leadership' Conference at Oxford Brookes University in 2011 and legacy events that were hosted since then.

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Women Leadership Diversity Gender Careers

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Women's Boxing: The Changing Face of Sport at the Olympic Games

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’s boxing into the Olympic Summer Games schedule for 2012 is, no doubt, a positive move towards furthering gender equality in sport.

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UKOER | HLST | ENGSCOER | OER | LL2012 | London 2012 | Olympics | Olympic Games | Paralympics | Paralympic Games | Learning Legacies | JISC | HEA | Oxford Brookes University | HLSTOER | cc-by | creative commons | IOC | LOCOG | athletics | competition | discussion starter | discuss | Womens boxing | womens sport | female participation | ABA | fighting | boxing | contact sports | gender | equality | amateur boxing | bbc | British Board of Boxing Control | oxb:060111:005dd | hospitality | leisure | sport | tourism | Team GB | The Olympics Gender and Widening Participation.

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Women in WWI Resources International Women's Day - Women in WWI Resources

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It’s International Women’s Day and we have a range of resources to provide some new perspectives on women and World War I. Those familiar with the site may have noticed we do not have a theme entitled ‘women’s experience’. This … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | Teaching | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality)

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21L.460 Medieval Literature: Medieval Women Writers (MIT)

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This survey provides a general introduction to medieval European literature (from Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century) from the perspective of women writers from a variety of cultures, social backgrounds, and historical timeperiods. Though much of the class will be devoted to exploring the evolution of a new literary tradition by and for women from its earliest emergence in the West, wider historical and cultural movements will also be addressed: the Fall of the Roman Empire, the growth of religious communities, the shift from orality to literacy, the culture of chivalry and courtly love, the emergence of scholasticism and universities, changes in devotional practices, the persecution of heretics, the rise of nationalism and class consciousness. Authors will include some of t

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Medieval Europe | Literature | Late antiquity | Fifteenth century | 15th | Culture | Society | Women | History | Roman empire | Religion | Literacy | Chivalry | Scholasticism | University | Education | Heretics | Nationalism | Class | Hierarchy | Hildegard of Bingen | Heloise of Paris | Marie de France | Christine de Pizan | Joan of Arc | Margery Kempe | SP.514 | WMN.514

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The Growing Interest in Spiritualism during and after WW1 ?A solace to a tortured world?? - The Growing Interest in Spiritualism during and after WW1

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In the 21st century, how many of us believe in ghosts? Is commune with the dead now confined to the pages of teenage fiction and mass market horror? Or could we, as a society, once more turn to spiritualism in … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Body and Mind | Religion and Spirituality | 200 (Religion) | B (Philosophy Psychology Religion) | Bereavement | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality)

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