It’s a truth universally acknowledged that women and girls have been largely left out of the historical record. Yet female life writings such as diaries and letters abound in archives and collections. Join Lois Burke, a researcher of Victorian girls’ writings, in a workshop that takes inspiration from materials in Durham’s Palace Green Library and other collections to encourage a creative engagement with women’s history.
In the style of zine culture, you will cut, glue, and piece together your own interpretation of history! This is a great opportunity to share your interests and experiences in a supportive and creative environment. All materials will be provided for you to create your own zine.