Museumsleder Merete Ipsen – keynote speaker ved ‘Gendering Museum Histories’ i Oxford


Museumsleder Merete Ipsen – keynote speaker ved ‘Gendering Museum Histories’ i Oxford

Gendering Museum Histories

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, 7-8 September 2016

Vores museumsleder Merete Ipsen drager i denne uge til Oxford for at være hovedtaler ved konferencen ‘Gendering Museum Histories’ med et foredrag om vejen fra kvinders historie til kønskultur.

Wednesday 7 September
10.00-10.30—Registration and tea/coffee
10.45-12.15—Panel 1: The Gender of the Museum: women at the Pitt Rivers 1884-1945 (Chair Elizabeth Hallam)
Alison Petch (Pitt Rivers Museum), Examining the gendered history of the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford
Frances Larson (independent scholar), Settling down to sticking on labels: the careers of Winifred Blackman and Beatrice Blackwood
Jaanika Vider (Pitt Rivers Museum), The lady scientist and museum trophies: Maria Czaplicka’s collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum
12.15-13.15—Lunch (not provided) [postgraduate students’ session for pre-registered participants only]
13.15-14.45—Panel 2: Gender and professionalization in the museum (Chair Phil Deans)
Ana Baeza Ruiz (Leeds/NG), Gendering the Archive as a Means of Mobilising Museum Histories
Alyson Mercer (KCL), Gender and the Gallery Space: Representing the First and Second World War Experiences of Women at the Imperial War Museum
Ellie Miles (London Transport Museum) and Ealasaid Munro (Glasgow), Strange transpositions: Margot Eates’ work and her visibility
15.15-16.45—Panel 3: Women Collectors and the Museum (Chair Barbara Lasic)
Martina D’Amato (Bard Graduate Center), La Collectionneuse: Gendering Renaissance art collecting in Paris, 1870-1920
Caroline McCaffrey (Leeds), Loaning Sèvres, exhibiting gender
Liz Mitchell (MMU), The Lady Vanishes: researching the Mary Greg collection at Manchester City Galleries
16.45-17.45—Keynote lecture (Chair Kate Hill)
Merete Ipsen, The Women’s Museum in Denmark: From Women’s History to Gender Culture

Thursday 8 September
10.30-12.00—Panel 4: Gender Politics and the Museum (Chair Katy Barrett)
Kathleen Davidson (Sydney), The ‘”Man-Goose” at the museum’: performing masculinity in the nineteenth-century museum
Fiona McGovern (Berlin), Exhibiting Queer Culture
Änne Söll (Ruhr-Universität Bochum), ‘What’s Cooking? Reconfiguring Gender and Domestic Space in the exhibits of Margarete Schütte-Lehotsky’s “Frankfurt Kitchen”’
12.00-13.00—Lunch (not provided)
13.00-13.30—MGHG AGM
13.30-15.00—Panel 5: Roundtable Gendered legacies and museums today with Katy Barrett, Mark Carnall, and Stuart Frost (Chair Sarah Longair)
15.15-16.45—Panel 6: Thresholds of Knowledge: Museums and Women’s Expertise 1880-1910 (Chair Helen Rees Leahy)
Carolyn Sargentson (Sussex), Women voicing object histories in the museum: female expertise as an alternative to folly, 1880-1910
Meaghan Clarke (Sussex), An ‘armoury of feminine weapons’: collecting histories and museum culture 1890-1910
Francesco Ventrella (Sussex), Behind the gallery handbook: Women connoisseurs at work in the 1890s
16.45-17.00—Conference ends