Part of Jordan Eagles’s Blood Equality – Illuminations, 2017, an installation that uses imaged blood on plexiglass.
Contemporary artists from Judy Chicago to Stelarc have made art from blood. And an exhibition at Melbourne's new Science Gallery addresses our ambivalent attitudes to this life-giving fluid.
Penny Gulliver wrote to Germaine Greer several times over two decades.
University of Melbourne Archives, Germaine Greer Archive, 2014.0042.00350, Correspondence with Penny Gulliver
Fifty years of correspondence is stored at the Germaine Greer archive. It ranges across topics as diverse as US politics, grassroots feminism, gardening and Queen Victoria's underpants.
An International Women’s Day protest march in Sydney.
The famous slogan of the 1970s that 'women who want equality with men lack ambition' still rings true today.
Thanks for nothing OED.
Image courtesy of ITV
It's time we retired this misogynistic stereotype.
A typescript for the Female Eunuch with photo of a young Greer on a book.
Germaine Greer archive: 2014.0038.0001. Picture Nathan Gallagher, copyright University of Melbourne
The Greer archives brim with notebooks and papers from her time as a student of the traditional humanities. And reading The Female Eunuch for evidence of the Bard reveals a new kind of book, one that is deeply informed by this scholarship.
Even if you’ve never read or seen any of Shakespeare’s works, his influence has touched your life.
Photo credits, clockwise from top: Kevin Lamarque, public domain, public domain, public domain, public domain, Mike Tsikas, 20th Century Fox, Mike Hutchings
In the almost 400 years since Shakespeare's death, his words have been enlisted by an extraordinary range of historical figures. Even the Nazis tried to claim him as a 'Germanic' writer.
Emmeline Pankhurst: part of the first wave.
Hulton Archive, Getty Images/wikipedia.com
Why it's an exciting time to be a feminist.
Germaine Greer’s acquired work is enough to fill 150 filing drawers.
AAP Image/Dean Lewins
Earlier this week, as you may have read, the University of Melbourne announced it had acquired the archives of a former student, feminist scholar and writer Germaine Greer. The total cost of the archive…