H-Childhood is an edited network focused on the history of childhood and youth. Subscriptions to H-Childhood are free. The H-Childhood network is co-sponsored by the Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) and H-Net.

Recent Network Content

Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation The Spring 2015 issue is now online! Le numéro de printemps 2015 est disponible!

Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation

The Spring 2015 issue is now online! Le numéro de printemps 2015 est disponible!

http://historicalstudiesineducation.ca/index.php/edu_hse-rhe

Michael B. Katz, 1939–2014: A Tribute

Alison Prentice

 

Special Issue /Numéro spécial

Education North of 60 / Éducation au nord du 60e

ANN: Reminder SHCY Prizes - Deadline Apr. 15

Grace Abbott Book Prize, 2015

The Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) is pleased to call for nominations for the best book published in English on the history of children, childhood, or youth (broadly construed) published in 2014.  The award of a plaque and a check for $500 will be made by mid-summer 2015.

Nominations are invited from publishers, editors, scholars, and authors. Current members of the SHCY award committee, the executive committee, and officers of the society are ineligible. Nominations must be postmarked by April 15, 2015.

ANN: Oxford University Centre for the History of Childhood - 2015 Colloquium

From Laurence Brockliss [laurence.brockliss@magd.ox.ac.uk] who indicated a desire to welcome scholars near and far.

Dear All,

After a year's absence the Centre for the History of Childhood is holding its traditional annual colloquium at the end of Trinity Term.

This year it takes place on Saturday 4 July in Magdalen on the theme of juvenile delinquency around the world in the 19th and 20th centuries. I look forward to seeing many of you there and renewing old friendships.

ANN: South Side Girls: Growing Up in the Great Migration - M. Chatelain

Duke University Press is pleased to announce the publication of South Side Girls: Growing Up in the Great Migration by Marcia Chatelain. 

Marcia Chatelain recasts Chicago's Great Migration through the lens of black girlhood. She argues that the construction of black girlhood in Chicago between 1910 and 1940 reflected the black community's anxieties about urbanization and its meaning for racial progress, as well as responses to major events and social crises.

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