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WINGS #52-16 Suppressed Histories

A vast archive of evidence of women from history and pre-history is being digitized online


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Length: 0:28:49
Uploaded: 16 Apr, 2017

Recording Date: 24 Mar, 2014
Recording Location: Vancouver BC
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Copyright: Creative Commons License
WINGS #48-13 Max Dashu by Meghan Murphy and WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
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Program Title: WINGS #52-16 Suppressed Histories
Description: Women are almost entirely missing from the study of history and history is almost entirely omitted from women's studies, says independent scholar Max Dashu. Collecting and organizing the missing data and images documenting women's roles - and their resistance to repression - in historic and pre-historic times became her life's work, and she is gradually making the entire trove available online in The Suppressed Histories Archive at

Host(s): Meghan Murphy
Featured Speakers/Guests: Max Dashu founded the Suppressed Histories Archives in 1970 to research women's history internationally and understand how systems of domination established and perpetuate themselves. She has built a collection of some 15,000 slides and 100 shows.

Credits: Interview by Meghan Murphy originally for Feminist Current; series editor for WINGS, Frieda Werden


Arts and Culture > Visual Arts
Society and Culture > Sexuality
Politics > Feminism
Science and Technology
Society and Culture > Racism
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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