"Votes for Women!": Life and Work for Women in Twentieth Century Britain (public history module)
Undergraduate: Level 5
Thursday 05 October 2017
Friday 15 December 2017
Requisites for this module
In this module we examine the developments and changes in women's life and work over the twentieth century with a particular focus on the first British women gaining the right to vote in 1918. In cooperation with Essex museums and their aim to showcase women's achievements over the last 100, we explore how women have been represented in museums and films and if their voices have been heard. Political participation as well as the workplace will be key areas of the module. This module allows students to gain new understanding of a key historical moment in the context of a practical project with Essex Museums.
Students will have the chance to help decide the final output in discussion with Essex Museums staff. Students will be fully supported and guided by academic tutors and professional staff from the museums sector.
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Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Essay (2000 words)
||Blog post plus two comments
||Final output (2000 words)
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Nadine Rossol, email: email@example.com.
Dr Nadine Rossol
Belinda Waterman, Department of History, 01206 872313
Prof Helen Jane Laville
The Manchester Metropolitan University
Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education)
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Of 22 hours, 16 (72.7%) hours available to students:
6 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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