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Homerton College


A series of lectures and a one-day conference will be held in the Drawing Room, Homerton College, as follows:

Lectures at 7.30 p.m.

Wednesday, 18 March Dr Gillian Sutherland
A. J. Clough and B. A. Clough: creating educational institutions for women.
Wednesday, 25 March Dr Pam Hirsch
Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon and the eternal interest of education.
Dr Elizabeth Edwards
Mary Miller Allan: the first woman principal of Homerton College.

Conference from 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. on Saturday, 28 March

9.30 a.m. Dr Hilary Minns (Institute of Education, University of Warwick)
Their teachers are their best friends: Catherine McAuley and the education of Irish children in Derby in the mid-nineteenth century.
10.30 a.m. Coffee and Registration
11 a.m. Professor Jane Miller (Institute of Education, University of London)
An odd woman: Clara Collet and the education of women.
12 noon Dr Wendy Robinson (Institute of Education, University of Warwick)
Women teachers or lady lecturers? Pupil teacher centres and their women staff: cultures, careers, and conflicts.
1 p.m. Lunch
2 p.m. Dr Anne Bloomfield (Reader in Arts Education at Nottingham Trent University)
Mrs Roadknight reports…
3 p.m. Norma Clarke (literary historian and writer)
Anna Jameson, 'the idol of thousands of young ladies'.
4 p.m. Plenary Session
Chair: Dr Pam Hirsch, Senior Research Associate, Homerton College

The cost of the conference will be £10 (or £6.50 unwaged) which includes coffee/tea and a light lunch with wine/fruit juice.

To book contact Pam Hirsch or Mary Hilton at Homerton College (tel. 01223 507111, fax 01223 507120). For further details telephone 01223 359202 or 01223 360200, or e-mail ph211@cus.cam.ac.uk.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 11th March 1998
Copyright © 1998 The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.