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

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.

ANN: History Education Roundtable, "Challenging American Inequality: Historical Literacy Matters"

Please join us for a History Education Roundtable, "Challenging American Inequality: Historical Literacy Matters," on March 24, 2015, 3-5pm at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
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CFP: History of Education Society (UK) Conference - Nov. 2015

Call for Papers: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGIES AND MATERIAL CULTURE IN THE HISTORY OF EDUCATION.  An Annual Conference of the History of Education Society (UK) will be held at Liverpool Hope University, 20th-22nd November 2015

Abstracts (250 words max) should be sent to Heather Ellis at ellish@hope.ac.uk

ANN: Call for Nominations for SHCY Book Prize - 2015

2015 - Grace Abbott Book Prize -- 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) in 2014.

The award of a plaque and a check for $500 will be made by mid-summer 2015.

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