Announcing our new issue. Women and Social Movements in the United States In this issue we publish two new document projects, two scholarly essays and individual activist pages as part of our Black Woman Suffragists collection, and a fifth installment of documents in that collection. Our first document project by Susan Goodier, “How Did Women Anti-Suffragists in […]
The Midwest World History Association is happy to announce a call for paper, poster, panel, roundtable, and workshop proposals for its annual conference to be held at Metropolitan State University in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on September 23th and 24th, 2016. The conference theme is “Mapping Migrations in World History.” Proposals that focus on any period of world […]
The Women’s Philanthropy Institute has a doctoral fellowship for those studying women’s philanthropy or gender differences in philanthropic behavior and giving. Please note—“philanthropy” is very broadly defined. For more information: https://philanthropy.iupui.edu/admissions/financial-aid-scholarships/dissertation-fellowship/wpi-fellowship/index.html Applications are due April 30, 2016. The fellowship is intended to support research and dissertation writing. Prior recipients have worked in the fields of […]
Location: Massachusetts Historical Society Katherine Marino, American Academy of Arts and Sciences The Origins of “Women’s Rights are Human Rights”: Pan-American Feminism and the 1945 United Nation Charter Comment: Kirsten Weld, Harvard University In June, 1945, at the conference in San Francisco that created the United Nations, a group of Latin American feminists pushed “women’s […]
From Amy Aquilino (Women Make Movies) In honor of Black History Month, Women Make Movies is thrilled to announce the release of REFLECTIONS UNHEARD: Black Women in Civil Rights (http://bit.ly/reflectionsunheard) and LIVING THINKERS: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower (http://bit.ly/livingthinkers). REFLECTIONS UNHEARD unearths the story of black women’s political marginalization—between the male-dominated Black Power movement and second wave feminism, […]
Comanche filmmaker Julianna Brannum, with executive producer Johnny Depp, has created a new film on the life of Native American activist LaDonna Harris entitled “LaDonna Harris: Indian 101.” For questions or requests to review the film, please contact Amy Aquilino (firstname.lastname@example.org), or visit the film’s website.
(By Chelsea Gibson) The editors of the Journal of Women’s History are pleased to announce our newest online essay, “World War I, Gender Relations and the Importance of Images: Some Considerations,” by Daniela Rossini. This essay is a companion piece to Rossini’s recently published article in Vol. 26 No. 3 of the Journal of Women’s History, “Feminism and […]
Every year, the Western Association of Women Historians offers awards and prizes for works in various fields of history. Below, you will find links to the applications for various WAWH prizes. For more information about each award, please visit our Awards page. If you are interested and are eligible for these awards, please fill out the appropriate […]