March 8, 2018: Women, Work & Sex

Dr Olivia Murphy

from Mary Wollstonecraft to #metoo

Dr Olivia Murphy

It’s 2018, and women still face sexual harassment and discrimination at work and in public life. What can the eighteenth century teach us about how we got into this mess, and how to fix it?

Dr Olivia Murphy is the author of Jane Austen the Reader, and has published widely on eighteenth and early nineteenth century literature and culture. She is currently a postdoctoral research fellow, Department of English, Sydney University.

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