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 […]
WAWH is sad to announce the loss of friend, colleague, and board member, Dr. Jennifer Fish Kashay. We offer our sincere condolences to Jennifer’s husband, Jason, and her children, Cole and Kaylee, as well as all of her family and friends. For her full obituary, please follow this link: In Memory: Jennifer Fish Kashay
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.