Podcast Episode 4: Jackie, A Girl’s Best Friend

This week we were celebrating the international day of friendship by thinking about how Jackie magazine was a friend to girls in the 1970s. From Cathy and Claire’s advice, to stories about friendships turned sour, Jackie was both a friend, and providing models of friendship to its readers. Listen to us talking about magazines, friendship … More Podcast Episode 4: Jackie, A Girl’s Best Friend

Podcast Episode 2: School’s Out!

The school year is almost over and school leavers all over the country will be gearing up for their first summer out in the big bad world. We’ve been thinking about leaving education this week as Rosie graduated with a degree in Media, Culture, Communication (woohoo!) and Katie is on the last leg of her MRes in English (must…keep…writing…). Here … More Podcast Episode 2: School’s Out!

Programme for the Femorabilia Study

Very pleased to announce the programme, we are looking forward to welcoming the speakers and all of those who have already registered on Eventbrite Femorabilia Study Day and Symposium Saturday, 22 October 2016 Aldham Robarts Library, Liverpool John Moores University 29 Maryland Street, Liverpool, L1 9DE 9.30—10.00: Registration/Welcome  10.00—11.30: Hands-on-Session with the Femorabilia Collection  11.30—13.00: … More Programme for the Femorabilia Study

Femorabilia: The First Five Hundred Days

In five hundred days we have expanded the diversity of our holdings from 300 to over 15oo items and started to make connections which will enhance our public engagement and research profile Femorabilia became recognised as a collection about 18 months ago but it had existed as a teaching resource since the early 1990s.  Students were … More Femorabilia: The First Five Hundred Days