Aliss Showcase

21st March Women’s History Month special event 1.30-4.00 approx

this will include a focus on the role of male allyship in empowerment

confirmed speakers:

What would Wonder Woman do? A personal journey of empowerment and allyship
In this presentation, Annmarie Lee, Head of Customer Services for Library and Learning Resources at Birmingham City University, and Chair of the Mercian Collaboration Staff Development Group will talk about her career journey, aided by the support of male and female allies and how she uses her platform as a senior manager to empower and champion women in the workplace.

Males Allies and suffrage history
In this presentation Dr Gillian Murphy, Curator for Equality, Rights and Citizenship, LSE Library
This talk will look at some of the archives  relating to men who were involved in the women’s suffrage movement eg Hugh Franklin, George Lansbury, Frederick Pethick-Lawrence to name a few.  She will also introduce a  new acquisition of material on the Men’s League for Women’s Suffrage.

Shocking girls, riot zines: stories of feminist self-publishing throughout LCC Zine Collection

From Shocking Pink! to Bikini Kill to Reassess your weapons to One of my kind, from DIY menstrual pad making to sex workers rights to black punk girls to self-defence strategies, zines have been throughout history precious tool for women, girls, femmes and gender minorities to raise their voices, organise, and rebel. Eleanor Parker and Blanca Garcia Paja will present some of these voices, stories and revolutions that populate LCC Zine Collection, one of the largest in the UK, and the zine librarian’s responsibility to keep their spirit alive

Free access to all

The event will take place on MS Teams. It will not be recorded.

To register email Heather Dawson, ALISS secretary