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Sexing History podcast's latest episode explores the gay and lesbian history of American Bandstand

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The latest episode of Sexing History, a podcast about how the history of sexuality shapes our present, explores the hidden queer history of the teen dance show American Bandstand. Featuring exclusive interviews with Bandstand dancers, commentary from leading scholars, and archival material, this episode reveals how whiteness and heterosexuality were constituted on television at midcentury.

Child Work /Children at Work [ Panel at the Third biennial conference: ELHN European Labour History Network, Amsterdam September 2019]

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Call for Papers
September 25, 2018


Convidamos você para a próxima SESSÃO do 3º Ciclo de Cine Infância e Juventude em Debate que ocorrerá dia 15/9/2018 (sábado), a partir das 13h30min, no auditório da FATEC-TATUAPÉ, em São Paulo. O Ciclo ocorrerá uma vez ao mês ao longo de todo o ano.
Após os debates haverá a Assembléia do GT Infância (veja abaixo)

Call for Panels: History of Childhood and Youth Groups seeking panels/papers for sponsorship at CHA Vancouver 2019

The History of Children and Youth Group (HCYG) of the Canadian Historical Association (CHA) is interested in sponsoring English, French or bilingual panels at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the CHA to be held at UBC, June 3-5, 2019. This year's theme is “Conversations across time, place, and culture.” We are interested in all research that explores how this theme connects to the histories of childhood and youth, regardless of geographic area or temporal period.