Girl Authors

Girl Authors explores the literary depth and creativity of girls throughout history. We also explore the issues surrounding girl authors – from determining their ages to ensuring their works are preserved for future generations.

Little Witches

What makes a girl a witch? How did girls go from victim to perpetrator? Join us to explore girls’ lives as they became little witches

Sitting Still

Sitting Still is the first in a three-part exhibition series exploring representations of girls in fine art. Focusing on painted portraits of girls, it showcases an impressive array of portraits that reflect upon the personal stories, experiences, and history of this group of girls and young women.

I am a Girl

I am a Girl is a collaborative, community project looking at how scholars and the general public define and identify as “girls”. We will provide reflections on ten years of working with girlhood, explore definitions of “girl” historically, discuss gender identity today and how “girl” can mean many things, and then invite the public to submit – in the form of blog posts – their stories on why they identify as “girl.” The project aims to showcase the varied definitions of girlhood and the fluidity of gender identity today, advocating for greater inclusion in the term “girl” while also providing space for scholarly and community discussion on gender identity.

Girl Activists

Girl activists have taken center stage in media and culture. From all corners of the world, girls are standing up for their rights, the rights of others, and the rights of planet Earth. These girls – all under the age of 21 – are leading the way in issues...

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