Kimberly Alexander is an Adjunct Professor in the History Department at UNH, Durham, where she teaches courses in museum studies and material culture. She earned her Ph.D. 1,197 more words
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A bitterly cold trek along the side of the River Thames to the Design Museum proved rewarding in the exhibition Women Power Dressing.
The exhibition starts with a look at the powerful women throughout the centuries (some would say the usual suspects of dominance): Elizabeth I, Queen Victoria, our present Queen, Jackie Kennedy, Margaret Thatcher, Hilary Clinton and Michelle Obama to name a few. 370 more words
The BBC’s adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s prize-winning novels – Wolf Hall and Bringing Up The Bodies – has won critical acclaim in the press, but I’ve spoken with many people who are less than convinced about this slow-moving drama that is figuratively and often very literally dark. 807 more words