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Women in print
This seminar will be lead by Sue Cook and Jessica Glaser, who will guide us through the newspapers, ephemera and manuscripts which reveal the contribution of women to the printing industry.
Sue Cook is a doctoral candidate at the University of Birmingham whose thesis looks a women’s involvement in the Birmingham printing industry and allied trades in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Jessica Glaser is a doctoral candidate at Birmingham City University whose thesis is entitled ‘Beatrice Warde, First Lady of Typography?’.
‘Pen and Print: archives, books and ephemera for research students’ is a bi-monthly seminar series the purpose of which is three-fold:
to familiarise research students who are using historical sources with the range of material available in the CRL;
to engage research students from a variety of discipline to explore together how primary sources can be used;
to compare the different approaches that scholars from diverse disciplines take to the interpretation of manuscripts and printed matter.