The SHCY Outreach Committee is accepting proposals for possible sessions at the next American Historical Association conference (to be held in Atlanta, GA, Jan. 7-10, 2016). As an AHA Affiliate, SHCY is able to sponsor sessions at the organization's annual conference.
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
"CHC Ep9: The Challenges of Childhood History" includes keynote addresses by Siȃn Pooley (fellow at Magdalen College, Oxford) and Hannah Newton (lecturer at the University of Reading) delivered at "Challenges of the History of Childhood" hosted by Queen Mary University of London, January 16, 2015.
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.
"CHC Ep8: Nailing Jelly to a Wall" includes a conversation with James Marten of Marquette University and Editor of the Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth. It is available online at http://shcyhome.org/2015/03/chc-episode-8-nailing-jelly-to-a-wall/
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 email@example.com
The award of a plaque and a check for $500 will be made by mid-summer 2015.