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DiscoverMacpherson.com A free, fully-searchable website which has been developed by Professor Brian Cathcart and Kingston University. It gives access to most of the records of the 1998-9 public inquiry into the Stephen Lawrence case including press coverage at the time.
The Leveson Inquiry was an inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. This reource https://discoverleveson.com/ is a fully searchable, online public archive of the wealth of evidence generated by the Leveson Inquiry.
The US Government Publishing Office (GPO) has aigitized all Congressional Directories back to the 1800s. They are now available via GovInfo and are useful for committee membership lists, biographies of members and more.
A webinar recording 60 mins. Covers tips on discovering disability in archives based on disable people’s experiences, plus insight into how the archive reveals changing attitudes towards public transport accessibility and the employment of disabled workers. The archive is a rich source of information on the latter and the presentation is very enlightening on this.
The description provided is: QUEERBIB@jiscmail.ac.uk: , a discussion list for all those interested in queer bibliography, book history, print culture and queer approaches to printed matter and the material text. It is a restricted discussion list, which means you need to subscribe. Subscriptions will be approved by the list owners (Malcolm Noble and Sarah Pyke) and only subscribers […]
The Awakening of Indian Women is an account of the Indian feminist movement in the early decades of the twentieth century. The book, inspired by Marxist feminism, was written in the 1930s by Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay and other activists and has recently been republished. The book launch was filmed and can now be viewed here In […]
A new adaptation of the Shakespeare play transported, along with a female Shylock, to London’s East End, 1936. Tensions run high as Shylock is confronted by the British Union of Fascists. The play’s website includes an extended storytelling platform and educational pack.
The Examination, A non-profit news site which has received financial support from Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Pulitzer Center and aims to provide access to investigative reporting on tobacco industry, pollution, big pharma and health.
A project led by University of Nottingham and Queer China explores non-western drag culture, looking specifically at its role in the Chinese community. View Drag up!, a documentary based on the ‘Decolonising Drag: Engaging Queer Chinese Community through Art and Performance’ project, May-July 2023, directed by Qianlin Wang, UK, 2023. Running time 52 minutes 24 […]
Big Ten Open Books project, a collaboration between the six large American university presses and libraries of the Big Ten Academic Alliance aims to offer open-access monographs. See their news item on this. The first 100-title collection, centered on gender and sexuality studies is now published. The works included in the collection have all been previously published in print by […]