Deadline: January 15, 2018
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
The Sixth International Conference of Literary Juvenilia is to be held in Durham University, UK from 5–8 July 2018 (at St John’s College, 3 South Bailey, DURHAM DH1 3RJ), University of Durham, UK.
Conference Title: 'Minority Voices: Writing by children and adolescents from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries.'
Designing Modern Families: International Perspectives on 'Intercountry' and Transracial Adoptions
Fábio Macedo wins the 2017 Fass-Sandin Prize for the Best Article on the History of Childhood and Youth (Spanish and French)
The committee received eight high-quality nominees for work published between 2015 and 2017, and selected the following two articles to receive the Prize and an Honorable Mention:
Fábio Macedo, “ACTION HUMANITAIRE ET ADOPTION D’ENFANTS ÉTRANGERS EN SUISSE. LE CAS DE TERRE DES HOMMES (1960-1969)”, Relations internationales 2015/2 (n° 161), p. 81-94.
The new issue of the JHCY (vol. 10, no. 3, Fall 2017) is now available on Project MUSE, a subscription database, or from the Johns Hopkins University Press. The links in the table of contents below are not accessible without access via a library or personal subscription and are provided by way of announcement.
The latest post in the American Childhoods series on H-Amstdy is up. The piece, titled "The Black Child (re)Imagined," is by Debbie Olson. In it, Olson examines the connect between popular representations of Black youth and a propensity among many to view Black youth as prone to violence and criminality.