The Western Association of Women Historians is proud to announce the winners of our 2016 prizes: 2016 Chaudhuri Prize – Winner Karen Hansen, Encounter on the Great Plains: Scandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930 (Oxford University Press), 2013 2016 Chaudhuri Prize – Honorable Mention Lori Flores, Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican […]
The Western Association of Women Historians (WAWH) will hold its 2017 conference at the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center, in San Diego, California from April 27 – 29, 2017. WAWH invites proposals for panels, roundtables, posters, workshops, and individual papers in ALL fields, regions, and periods of history. The program committee especially invites proposals with […]
The Western Association of Women Historians is proud to announce our keynote speaker: Patty Limerick. Limerick will present her talk, “Rattling the Conventional Wisdom of the Frontier and of Settler Colonialism: How Margaret Carrington, Mary Roberts Coolidge, Sylvia Van Kirk, and Peggy Pascoe All Came to My Aid (Professionally and Personally),” on Friday, May 13 from […]
Western Association of Women Historians: Annual Awards and Prizes! Deadline for Submissions: January 4, 2016 The Western Association of Women Historians offers 8 annual awards and prizes: the Graduate Student Conference Paper Prize, the Graduate Student Conference Poster Prize, the Founders’ Dissertation Fellowship, the Judith Lee Ridge Prize (best article in […]
The Western Association of Women Historians (WAWH) invites proposals for panels, single papers, roundtables, posters, and workshops in ALL fields, regions, and periods of history. The program committee especially invites proposals with gender, generational, geographic, racial, and institutional diversity in regard to panel content and/or panel composition. This year we are particularly interested in panels […]
WAWH had the pleasure of awarding the following conference participants for their work, including the first ever winner of the Graduate Student Poster Prize: Graduate Student Paper Prize: Annelise Heinz, “Mahjong: Jewish Women, a Chinese Game, and the Paradoxes of Postwar Domesticity” Annelise Heinz offers a powerful reconsideration of Jewish women’s lives in postwar America. […]
The 2015 Graduate Student Conference Paper Prize committee invites submissions for the 2015 Graduate Student Graduate Student Conference Paper Prize. This prize is an annual $150 prize that recognizes the outstanding paper presented by a graduate student at the annual WAWH conference. The committee will judge the presented paper, normally 10-12 pages. The presenter must […]
Early registration has now begun for the 2015 WAWH Conference, which will be hosted by the Hilton Sacramento Arden West in Sacramento, California. Please visit our Eventbrite page for early registration or membership renewal. *UPDATE* You can now download our 2015 Conference Program.
Reminder: Applications for WAWH prizes (except for the Graduate Student Paper Prize) must be postmarked by January 5, 2015. For those of you who are interested in applying for the Graduate Student Paper Prize, applications must be postmarked by April 13, 2015. For more information, please visit our Awards page.
The Graduate Student Conference Poster Prize (new in 2015) recognizes an outstanding scholarly poster presented by a graduate student at the annual WAWH conference. All fields of history will be considered. Current WAWH board members are not eligible for the prize. Graduate student poster presenters must be present and available to interact with observers during […]