Sally Alexander

Sally Alexander

Biography

Sally Alexander is Emeritus Professor of Modern History at Goldsmiths University of London. Her books include Becoming a Woman: and other essays in 19th and 20th century feminist history (London: Virago, 1994), and most recently History and Psyche: Culture, Psychoanalysis, and the Past, edited with Barbara Taylor (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), and has written on social movements, the history of London. An organiser of the first national UK Women’s Liberation Movement conference held at Ruskin College, Oxford in 1970, she was a member of several groups in the London Women’s Liberation Workshop, including the History group, she participated in the 1970 Miss World Demonstration and the Night Cleaners Campaign 1970-72. She taught feminist history for the WEA, the Extra-Mural Dept of the University of London in the 1970s.

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