Sappho to Suffrage: women who dared

About the exhibition

Pirates and poets; suffragettes and explorers - this exhibition celebrated the achievements of women who dared to do the unexpected. Sappho to Suffrage showcased some of the Bodleian's most remarkable and treasured items.

Read more about the Oxford suffrage women.

 The curator

Professor Senia Paseta, co-Director of Women in the Humanities, History Tutor at St Hugh’s College, University of Oxford

As well as highlighting the richness of the Bodleian's holdings produced by women, this exhibition will showcase aspects of Oxford’s particular suffrage history.

- Exhibition curator, Professor Senia Paseta -

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