Welcome to H-SHGAPE, the online forum of the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era and one of the founding networks on H-NET. H-SHGAPE seeks to encourage the study of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era through its network and online resources.

Please contact Chelsea Gibson, H-SHGAPE Network Editor-in-Chief, with questions, comments, or concerns. For book review queries, please contact the H-SHGAPE Book Review Editor, William S. Cossen.

H-SHGAPE was originally developed and maintained by Dr. Patrick Reagan, who deserves credit for assembling its wealth of information. Thanks are also due to Dr. Katherine Osburn (Editor-in-Chief, 2000-2016) and to the numerous GAPE scholars whose contributions in the form of syllabi, bibliographies, essays, and reviews make H-SHGAPE an invaluable resource for students and teachers.

Recent Content

CFP: Pandemics, Public Health, and Statecraft in Twentieth-Century U.S. History

The literature on modern American pandemics is vast and continues to unfold in new directions, as scholars of medicine pay closer attention to the cultural politics of public health and the complex links between capitalism, racism, and infectious diseases. Yet, coverage of epidemics among historians of U.S. statecraft remains far from even.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 18 October - 25 October

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
18 October 2021 to 25 October 2021.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-SHGAPE.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
https://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 11 October - 18 October

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
11 October 2021 to 18 October 2021.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-SHGAPE.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
https://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Graduate Student Essay Prize: Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions
SHGAPE Graduate Student Essay Prize

 

SHGAPE is now accepting submissions for the annual Graduate Student Essay Prize.

The Graduate Student Essay Prize is awarded annually for the best essay of journal article length written by a graduate student on a Gilded Age and/or Progressive Era topic. The winner of the prize will receive $250, and their essay will be considered for publication in the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. They will also be honored at the annual SHGAPE luncheon at the OAH.

New SHGAPE Blog Post, Perry Series, Progressive Canning Clubs

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers, 

 

We have a new post on the SHGAPE Blog by Adrien Lievin, a PhD candidate at the University of Lille. His post examines the progressive reformer Virgina Moore who became one of the first home-canning demonstration agents, using the practice to protect her fellow Tennesseans from the ills of industrial capitalism.. You can read his post here: https://www.shgape.org/southern-kitchens-as-battlefields-of-reform/

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 4 October - 11 October

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
 4 October 2021 to 11 October 2021.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-SHGAPE.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
https://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award from the IEHS

The Immigration and Ethnic History Society presents two awards of $1,000 each to help graduate students with their dissertations on American immigration, emigration, or ethnic history, broadly defined. These awards are intended for students in the process of researching and writing their dissertations and not intended for students completing and defending in Spring 2022.

Applicants must submit:

New SHGAPE Blog Post: Perry Series, Interwar Pacifists

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers, 

 

We have a new post on the SHGAPE Blog by Crystal Brandenburgh, and PhD candidate at Carnegie Mellon University. Her post examines the post-19th Amendment activism of former suffragists by examining the pacifist organization the National Committe on the Cause and Cure of War founded by Carrie Chapman Catt in 1924. You can read her post here: https://www.shgape.org/these-women-surely-mean-business/

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