memorial lecture

Engaging Women

Professor Mary Joannou, Emerita Professor of Literary History and Women's Writing at Anglia Ruskin University

'Engaging women' will examine the cultural heritage of women's struggle for the vote and how the suffrage movement inspired women's creativity using examples drawn from literature, poetry, dance, music, theatre, painting, ceramics and banner making.

Mary Joannou is an authority on late Victorian and early 20th-century women’s writing. She is the author of nine books, guest editor of special issues of 'Literature and History, Critical...