As part of the Library, University and community-wide celebrations of LGBT+ History Month, we have been working with colleagues to showcase LGBT+ resources in our collections. Over the last couple of years, as part of this event, we have delved into our fabulous collection of Spare Rib magazines and co-curated the exhibition Queering Connections with iPIC Research Group Directors, Valentina Cardo and Shaun Cole.
Building on the 2019 ‘Lesbian Voices’ exhibition held in WSA Library during LGBT History month and to coincide with the screening of the award winning film ‘Beyond: There’s always a black issue dear’,… Continue reading →
Its Christmas time again and this year in the Library we are celebrating all things knit. Our current exhibition curated by Harriet Harvey and Carolyn Wing celebrates this festive season by bringing together… Continue reading →
When Bram Stoker wrote Dracula in 1897, little did he know the impact it would have on our cultural and social history. One of the most famous examples of gothic literature, the book has been adapted into over two hundred films and television programmes, and Stoker’s representation of vampirism and Vlad the Impaler have permeated and inspired modern tales of vampires.
Welcome to the start of a new term, a new academic year and what Keats called the “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.” Winchester School of Art is once again full of new… Continue reading →
Our Principal Library Assistant Lena Munday and our Site Engagement Librarian Donna Ballan reflect on lesbian voices in the collections at WSA Library. In celebration of LGBT History Month, our exhibition ‘Lesbian Voices’… Continue reading →
A plastic-free aisle in supermarkets will not deliver a plastic-free isle. From George Monbiot’s comments in The Guardian on Theresa May’s 25 Year Environmental Plan to David Attenborough’s plea in Blue… Continue reading →
Our Principal Library Assistant Lena Munday studied an MA in Jewish History and Culture at the Parkes Institute (University of Southampton) and wrote her dissertation on ‘Women’s Diaries of the Warsaw Ghetto’. In… Continue reading →
As we celebrate the 2017 Winchester School of Art (WSA) degree shows, we have taken the opportunity to explore the Library’s archive collection of invitations and catalogues from the last four decades. Here… Continue reading →