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1 Creative Commons Sex in a Shifting Landscape Lecture Three: Oxford Uehiro Lectures 2012 Third and final lecture from the 2012 Oxford Uehiro lectures in Practical Philosophy given be Professor Janet Radcliffe-Richards. Janet Radcliffe-Richards 24 Aug 2017
2 Creative Commons Sex in a Shifting Landscape Lecture Two:Oxford Uehiro Lectures 2012 Second lecture in the 2012 Uehiro Lecture series 'Sex in A Shifting Landscape'. Janet Radcliffe-Richards 24 Aug 2017
3 Creative Commons Sex in a Shifting Landscape Lecture One: Oxford Uehiro Lectures 2012 Professor Janet Radcliffe-Richards gives (OUC Distinguished Research Fellow) gives the first of three lectures on feminism for the Uehiro Practical Ethics lecture series. Janet Radcliffe-Richards 24 Aug 2017
4 Gender and Authority Seminar 5: Annika Forkert (University of Bristol) Seminar held at the University of Oxford, 16 November 2016. Annika Forkert 25 Jul 2017
5 Creative Commons At the Frontlines of Change: Feminist Leadership Transforming Lives - Devaki Jain Lecture Noeleen Heyzer gives the 2016 Devaki Jain Lecture. Noeleen Heyzer 10 Mar 2017
6 Women’s Studies and Gender Studies Roundtable The Gender and Authority TORCH Network, in collaboration with the Centre for Gender, Identity, and Subjectivity, hosted a roundtable discussion at Balliol College on 2 November 2016. Mara Keire, Maria Jaschok, Khin Mar Mar Kyi, Joana Serrado 18 Nov 2016
7 Values based leadership in a changing world 21st century leaders lead complex, diverse and culturally complex organisations: Do women lead these organisations differently? Valerie Amos 25 Oct 2016
8 'A Feminist Voyage Through International Relations' Professor Emerita J. Ann Tickner (University of Southern California) delivers a lecture on the role of feminist theory in the field of international relations. J. Ann Tickner, Andrew Hurrell 22 Jun 2016
9 Creative Commons Rae Langton on philosophy, free speech and pornography In this interview for Free Speech Debate, renowned Philosophy Professor Rae Langton speaks about the value of philosophy for our understanding of free speech and discusses aspects of her work on pornography and the silencing of women. Rae Langton 16 Jun 2016
10 Creative Commons Male memory, female subject: the case of Jane Austen and Mary Wollstonecraft Silence in the Archives Conference Keynote Address Keynote talk for the Silence in the Archives conference, held at Wolfson College on 7th November 2015, with Janet Todd, Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge. Janet Todd 17 Feb 2016
11 Oxford Women in Politics with Dr Anne-Marie Slaughter Dr Slaughter discusses workplace policies and the value we place on care of children and other loved ones. Anne-Marie Slaughter, Rebecca Fradkin 28 Jan 2016
12 Creative Commons Enchantress of Abstraction, Bride of Science: must Ada Lovelace be a superheroine? Panel discussion to conclude the symposium with Muffy Calder, Valerie Barr, Suw Charman-Anderson, Murray Pittock and Cheryl Praeger. Muffy Calder, Valerie Barr, Suw Charman-Anderson, Murray Pittock 18 Dec 2015
13 Creative Commons Humans, machines, and the future of work Moshe Vardi, Rice University explores the question "If machines are capable of doing almost any work humans can do, what will humans do?". Moshe Vardi 18 Dec 2015
14 Creative Commons Mathematics and culture: geometry and its ‘Figures in the Air’ Judith Grabiner, Pitzer College describes how the 19th century saw radical change, producing new ideas of space, destroying the unchallenging authority of mathematics, revolutionising art, making relativity possible and helping create modernism. Judith Grabiner 18 Dec 2015
15 Creative Commons Imaginary engines In this talk graphic artist and animator Sydney Padua talks about her bestselling graphic novel "The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage". She will also display her 3D animations of how the Analytical Engine would have looked and operated. Sydney Padua 18 Dec 2015
16 Creative Commons The Analytical Engine and the Aeolian Harp In this talk Imogen Forbes-Macphail, University of California, Berkeley, contextualises Lovelace's work on the engines against the backdrop of Romantic thought surrounding the power of poetry and the nature of original composition. Imogen Forbes-Macphail 18 Dec 2015
17 Creative Commons Enchantress of Numbers or a mere debugger?: a brief history of cultural and academic understandings of Ada Lovelace To mark the 200th anniversary of Lovelace's birth, Elizabeth Bruton, Museum of the History of Science, reviews and explores academic and popular representations of Ada Lovelace and engage with the controversy of her claim as the first computer programmer. Elizabeth Bruton, Sally Shuttleworth 18 Dec 2015
18 Creative Commons The mathematical correspondence of Ada Lovelace and Augustus De Morgan During the years 1840-1, Ada Lovelace corresponded with the mathematician Augustus De Morgan. In this talk Christopher Hollings, University of Oxford reports on recent new studies of the mathematics Ada was learning with De Morgan. Christopher Hollings 18 Dec 2015
19 Creative Commons The early education of Ada Byron In this talk Julia Markus, Hofstra University shall dispel the myth that Lady Byron kept Ada from poetry, she will also show that the mother-daughter relationship was a psychological spur to Ada's early experiments. Julia Markus 18 Dec 2015
20 Creative Commons Pythagoras to pacifism: mathematics and archives In this talk June Barrow-Green from the Open University describes some mathematical archives and some of the issues associated with them. Includes an introduction from Vicki Hanson, Vice-President of the ACM. June Barrow-Green, Vicki Hanson 18 Dec 2015
21 Creative Commons Will you concede me Poetical Science? Ada Lovelace had a broad interest in the science and technologies of the day and explored post-Romantic ideas which made a significant link between science and poetry. In this talk Richard Holmes looks at some of these surprising connections. Richard Holmes 18 Dec 2015
22 Creative Commons Ada Lovelace lives forever: Ada’s four questions How Ada approached information is the key to understanding her contribution. In this talk Betty Toole, author of "ADA: The Enchantress of Numbers" focuses on Ada's four questions: What is the source? What does it mean? What if? and Why not? Betty Toole 18 Dec 2015
23 Creative Commons From Byron to the Ada Programming Language John Barnes, Ada software consultant talks about Byron and his bear and the evolution of the computing language named after Ada Lovelace. John Barnes 17 Dec 2015
24 Creative Commons Turning numbers into notes Composer Emily Howard talks to David De Roure about her musical composition 'Ada sketches'. Emily Howard, David De Roure 17 Dec 2015
25 Creative Commons Ada Lovelace, a scientist in the archives Ursula Martin, University of Oxford and Soren Riis, Queen Mary University of London give new focus to letters within the archive of Ada Lovelace's family documents. Includes an introduction by Nick Woodhouse, President of the Clay Mathematics Institute. Soren Riis, Ursula Martin, Nick Woodhouse 17 Dec 2015
26 Creative Commons Notions and notations: designing computers before computing Adrian Johnstone, Royal Holloway, University of London reviews Babbage's remarkable 'Mechanical Notation'. Adrian Johnstone 17 Dec 2015
27 Creative Commons Interpreting dreams of abstract machines Bernard Sufrin, University of Oxford establishes a context of Ada's 'Translators Notes' using more recent descriptions of computing machinery and programming methods. Bernard Sufrin 17 Dec 2015
28 Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace: two visions of computing Doron Swade, Royal Holloway, University of London reviews the trajectory of Babbage's calculating Engines and examines Ada Lovelace's contribution to computing. Doron Swade 17 Dec 2015
29 Creative Commons Introduction to the Ada Lovelace Symposium Alexander Wolf, President of the Association for Computing Machinery and Imperial College London, introduces the Ada Lovelace Symposium. Alexander Wolf 14 Dec 2015
30 The impossibility/Possibility Debate: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off Professor Laura Doan talks on the future of Women's Studies in 'The impossibility/Possibility Debate: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off. Laura Doan 22 Jun 2015
31 Still Brave? U.S Black Feminism as a Social Justice Project Professor Patricia Hill Collins talks on black feminism today in 'Still Brave? U.S Black Feminism as a Social Justice Project Patricia Hill Collins 22 Jun 2015
32 Sisters comin’ together’: Female Rappers and Collaboration Charis Dishman presents her Master's thesis entitled ‘Sisters comin’ together’: Female Rappers and Collaboration'. Charis Dishman 22 Jun 2015
33 Oxford University International Women's Day 2015 Feminists, acadeamics and journalists reflect on feminism's achievements and future path. Selina Todd, Senia Paseta, Melissa Benn, Trudy Coe 16 Mar 2015
34 OII Internet Awards 2014: Interview with Dame Stephanie Shirley Interview with Dame Stephanie Shirley on receiving a lifetime achievement award at the OII Internet Awards 2014. Stephanie Shirley 09 Jan 2015
35 Creative Commons Democratic Deficits and Gender Quotas: The Evolution of the Proposed EU Directive on Gender Balance on Corporate Boards Julie C. Suk, Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, gives a talk for the Gender Quotas for Corporate Boards and Democratic Legitimacy debate Julie Suk 25 Mar 2014
36 Gender Quotas for Corporate Boards -The diffusion of a distinct national policy reform Mari Teigen, Research Director, Institute for Social Research, Oslo, Norway, gives a talk for the Gender Quotas for Corporate Boards and Democratic Legitimacy debate Mari Teigen 25 Mar 2014
37 The Critical Mass Marker Approach to Gender Quotas Jude Browne, Jessica and Peter Frankopan Director of Gender Studies, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies, gives a talk for the Gender Quotas for Corporate Boards and Democratic Legitimacy debate Jude Browne 25 Mar 2014
38 What should we tell our daughters? Equality and feminism in the 21st century Melissa Benn, writer and journalist, delivers the inaugural Lady English Lecture at St Hilda's College, Oxford University. Melissa Benn 15 Nov 2013
39 Creative Commons Insider-outsider and gendered dynamics for Somali researchers in Somalia Part of the Post-transitional directions in the Somalias, Horn of Africa Seminar Series workshop. Siham Rayale 22 Jul 2013
40 Women and the Post-2014 Afghanistan: What is the West's Responsibility? Will women's rights inevitably deteriorate when the international forces pull out next year? Is there hope for maintaining progress and creating an equal society? Tabasum Wolayat, Kerry Healey, Frances Guy, Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles 01 Jul 2013
41 Prathiba Parmar - Beauty in Truth: Women Shaping History The first in our lecture series for Michaelmas Term 2012, given in the Chapel at Mansfield College by award-winning film-maker and activist Prathiba Parmar. Prathiba Parmar 07 May 2013
42 Creative Commons A Queer-Like Smell Best-selling author Val McDermid gives the 4th annual Oxford University lecture for LGBT History Month about her own experiences as a gay woman. Val McDermid 07 Feb 2013
43 Creative Commons Women in Journalism - a new kind of glass ceiling? Suzanne Franks, City University, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute of Journalism seminar series. Suzanne Franks 19 Dec 2012
44 Creative Commons Eating NatureCulture: material feminism and maternal obesity Megan Warin, University of Adelaide, Australia, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series. Megan Waren 05 Nov 2012
45 Creative Commons The Possibility of Religious-Secular Ethical Engagement Debate 1: Abortion The Possibility of Religious-Secular Ethical Engagement: Abortion. Charles Camosy, Julian Savulescu 24 Oct 2012
46 Creative Commons Wollstonecraft as a Care Ethicist? Contemporary Care Ethics and Wollstonecraft's alternatives in 18th Century debate about Women, Virtue and the progress of Civilisation Madeline Cronin, graduate student at University of Notre Dame, delivers a talk for the Inaugural Oxford Graduate Conference in Political Theory. The conference theme was Political Theory and the Liberal Tradition. Madeline Cronin 04 Oct 2012
47 Creative Commons Rewriting Jane Eyre: The Avenging 'Angel in the House' in Michael Faber's The Crimson Petal and the White Erin Nyborg draws parallels between Michael Faber's 2002 novel The Crimson Petal and the White and Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre. Erin Nyborg 18 Jul 2012
48 Creative Commons 'Some exquisitely-dressed stage favourite': Shakespeare and the suffragettes In this talk, Sophie Duncan examines suffragists' interactions with Shakespeare and his works, as performers, directors, consumers and critics. Sophie Duncan 17 Jul 2012
49 Creative Commons DH Lawrence 7. Reception History Catherine Brown gives the Seventh and final lecture in the DH Lawrence series. Catherine Brown 19 Mar 2012
50 Creative Commons Gendering Counterinsurgency Dr Laleh Khalili (SOAS) gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on 21 Feb 2012. Laleh Khalili 22 Feb 2012
51 Global Humanities Showcase Shearer West, Rana Mitter, Helen Wanatabe-O'Kelly and Eugene Rogan give presentations showcasing the research being done in the Oxford Humanities Division. Shearer West, Rana Mitter, Helen Wanatabe-O'Kelly, Eugene Rogan 05 Oct 2011
52 Creative Commons Impact and Influence in Contemporary Criminology: The Question of Feminism The 2011 Roger Hood Annual Public Lecture was delivered by Professor Frances Heidensohn of the Department of Sociology at the London School of Economics. Frances Heidensohn 01 Jun 2011
53 Creative Commons Ethnicity, Power and Kinship. Female Chiefs in Tanzania, 1870-1940 Heide Schmidt, Professor of African Studies, University of Vienna, gives a talk for the African Studies Seminar series on 16th May, 2011. Heike Schmidt 23 May 2011
54 Creative Commons If marriage is a trade, then what price romance? Theatre was a forum for early twentieth-century feminists to challenge romantic ideals of marriage, arguing against society blocking women's access to alternative professions. Did one playwright solve the problem of selling seats without selling out? Sol Eltis 15 Feb 2011
55 Creative Commons William Godwin: Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman Part of the Shelley's Ghost Exhibition. Godwin's memoir of Mary Wollstonecraft has been called the first modern biography. At the time, however, its frankness and emotional candour provoked general outrage. Henry Cockburn 02 Dec 2010
56 Creative Commons William Godwin: Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman Part of the Shelley's Ghost Exhibition. Godwin's memoir of Mary Wollstonecraft has been called the first modern biography. At the time, however, its frankness and emotional candour provoked general outrage. Henry Cockburn 02 Dec 2010
57 Creative Commons Mary Wollstonecraft Three notes to William Godwin Part of the Shelley's Ghost Exhibition. Even after their marriage Godwin and Wollstonecraft preferred to live independently during the day, and communicate by correspondence. Hannah Morrell 02 Dec 2010
58 Creative Commons Mary Wollstonecraft Three notes to William Godwin Part of the Shelley's Ghost Exhibition. Even after their marriage Godwin and Wollstonecraft preferred to live independently during the day, and communicate by correspondence. Hannah Morrell 02 Dec 2010
59 Creative Commons Mary Wollstonecraft - A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Part of the Shelley's Ghost Exhibition. In her most famous work Mary Wollstonecraft argued that if women were educated in the same way as men they would perform as well. Annabell James 02 Dec 2010
60 Creative Commons Mary Wollstonecraft - A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Part of the Shelley's Ghost Exhibition. In her most famous work Mary Wollstonecraft argued that if women were educated in the same way as men they would perform as well. Annabell James 02 Dec 2010