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‘…In or about 1970…’: artists, writers, and feminist thought

Events • Art historyLiterature • Conference

“...In or about 1970...” a shift in sexual politics impacted the arts with the publication of books by artists and literary scholars: ​Kate Millett’s ​Sexual Politics​; Shulamith Firestone’s ​The Dialectic of Sex​, and Germaine Greer’s ​The Female Eunuch​. Fifty years later we consider how the arts shaped the Anglophone 1970s women’s movement and how the legacy of that relationship resonates today.

Convenors:
Professor Hilary Robinson, Loughborough University
Dr Marion ArnoldLoughborough University
Dr Elspeth Mitchell
, Loughborough University
Dr Sarah Parker, Loughborough University

Registration
This conference will take place at the Loughborough University and registration will open in 2020. A registration fee is payable at the time of booking. 

Organised in partnership with Loughborough University, the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and the Association for Art Historians

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Image: © Martha Rosler, Body Beautiful or Beauty Knows No Pain, 1966—1972