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November 17, 2016
19th Century Subversive Migrants: Sheila Rowbotham
Grimond Lecture Theatre 1, University of Kent
November 17, 2016
4.00pm - 6.00pm
Grimond Lecture Theatre 1, University of Kent
Grimond Building, University of Kent
Canterbury, CT2 7NZ United Kingdom

Sheila Rowbotham will discuss her new book Rebel Crossings: New Women, Free Lovers, and Radicals in Britain and the United States, which relates to the interweaving lives of four women and two men as they journey from the nineteenth to the twentieth century, from Britain to America, from Old World conventions toward New World utopias.

Sheila Rowbotham, who helped start the women’s liberation movement in Britain, is known internationally as an historian of feminism and radical social movements. Her other books include Woman's Consciousness, Man's Worldand she introduced a new Verso edition of Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.

For further information, email englishevents@kent.ac.uk.