The Attic (a name which commemorates our first physical location) is, first and foremost, a site for the research students of the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester: a virtual community which aims to include all students, be they campus-based and full-time, or distance-learning and overseas. But we welcome contributions from students of museum studies - and allied subject areas - from outside the School and from around the world. Here you will find a lot of serious stuff, like exhibition and research seminar reviews, conference alerts and calls for papers, but there's also some 'fluff'; the things that inspire, distract and keep us going. After all, while we may be dead serious academic types, we're human too.

Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Tuesday Talkpoint #1: Why aren't there more men in Museum Studies?

Today I'm instigating a new regular feature, Tuesday Talkpoint, in an attempt to get a bit of discussion going on. :)

This week, a subject which some of us (desperate singletons!) ponder on a fairly regular basis: Why aren't there more men in Museum Studies?


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