Tag: feminist history

History and Contemporary Art

How can we creatively utilize historical research to bring the past to life? Josh Allen discusses the importance of using archival sources, oral histories and material culture in a creative fashion to bring myth, metaphor and anecdote back into how we think about the past.

On Molly Street Sex Workers Belong

 Content Note: This article contains a description of a murder. In the late 1950s, Rhodesian settlers established Chiredzi, an agricultural town in Masvingo province in southeastern Zimbabwe to provide health, education, retail and entertainment services to the newly launched and expanding Hippo Valley sugar estates. In Chiredzi, seasonal African workers […]