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Weaving Women's Stories

Weaving Women's Stories

This episode of Classics Confidential is linked to Weaving Women’s Stories – a series of events organised by Dr Emma Bridges and Dr Ellie Mackin Roberts, as part of the 2018 Being Human Festival. It features, in order of appearance: Emma Bridges (Institute of Classical Studies) on Homer, Penelope, Ovid and reception Ursula Rothe (The Open University) on different kinds of fabrics and archaeological evidence for textile production Mary Harlow (University of Leicester) on weaving as practice, and the importance of textile production as a theme in ancient history Ellie Mackin Roberts (Royal Holloway, University of London) on the Arrephorroi and sensual approaches to ancient weaving Ben Ferris (Sydney Film School) on his 2009 feature film, Penelope Anna Fisk (University of Glasgow) on her work as knitting practitioner and academic researcher Keep an eye on the Twitter hashtag #WeavingWomensStories, where Emma (@emmabridges) and Ellie (@EllieMackin) will be sharing photos and links of the events as they happen.

Duration: 42 min

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