New Special Issue of Studies in the Maternal, January 2013 Austerity Parenting: new economies of parent-citizenship Guest editors: Tracey Jensen (University of Newcastle) and Imogen Tyler (Lancaster University) Parents have long been a significant economic category for policymakers, governments, employers,
Non-reproduction: Politics, Ethics, Aesthetics MaMSIE is supporting a two-day interdisciplinary Humanities Symposium on Non-reproduction: politics, ethics, aesthetics, organised by Fran Bigman (Cambridge), Harriet Cooper (Birkbeck) and Sophie Jones (Birkbeck). Confirmed speakers include Lisa Baraitser (Birkbeck, University of London) and Nina
This day-long symposium celebrated the life and work of the scholar, psychoanalyst and feminist art theorist, Roszika Parker. You can find a podcast of the event here.
Birthing Ideas Joined by two figurative London based artists, Charlotte Lindsay and Eline van den Boogaard, Rebecca Baillie considered the notion that it is often artists without children, or those distanced in someway from the everyday experience of child rearing,
Guest Curator: Andrea Liss, California State University, San Marcos Submit work to: firstname.lastname@example.org Special Issue of the on-line journal Studies in the Maternal Birkbeck, University of London Publication Date: Spring 2013 Maternal Aesthetics: the Surprise of the Real is a
Special issue of Studies in the Maternal Guest editors: Tracey Jensen and Imogen Tyler Parents have long been a significant economic category for policymakers, governments, employers, social workers and public health officials, requiring answers to difficult questions around value, labour,
This one-day study day opened up debates about the relations between shared maternal and domestic labour, social class, ‘race’ and transnational motherhood across both recent scholarship on global care chains, and social historical and literary explorations of service and servitude.
The film offers a longitudinal exploration (over a five-year period) of a mother-daughter relationship, cross-cutting between the Philippines and Ireland. It is narrated by mother and daughter as they negotiate their relationship, having spend 15 years apart and are recently
Digital Media Competition, Motherhood: Care and Labour (supported by the Faculty of Humanities, De Montfort University).
In 2011 we hosted a digital media competition for artists working on the themes of motherhood, care and labour. The winner was: ‘Underbelly’, by Christine Wilks. This is a moving and complex work of digital fiction, about a woman sculptor
During 2011 we collaborated with Enemies of Good Art on two radio shows. 27th May 2011: Motherhood, Servitude and the Delegation of care. This show addressed issues of labour, social class, capital, care and the maternal. Lisa Baraitser was joined by