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
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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.
Call for Papers History of Education Quarterly Special Issue on:
Disability and the History of Education
Julia M. Gossard, Assistant Professor at Utah State University, has won the 2017 Fass-Sandin Article Prize for “Tattletales: Childhood and Authority in Eighteenth-Century France,” The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth vol. 10, no. 2 (2017).
CINE INFÂNCIA E JUVENTUDE EM DEBATE (15/9/2018)
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)
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.
IHRC Symposium: Migration across Global Regimes of Childhood: An Introduction
Please distribute widely!! This conference is especially graduate student-friendly, with lots of mentoring and professional development opportunities!
We are looking for one to two additional contributors for an edited volume on the historical relationship between cultural notions of gender and pediatrics in the U.S.