H-Women's purpose is to enable historians more easily to discuss research interests, teaching methods, and the state of the field and historiography of women's studies. H-Women is especially interested in methods of teaching history to graduate and undergraduate students in diverse settings.

Recent Discussions

CALL FOR PAPERS - Entremons Journal of World History

Dear colleagues.

From the editorial board of Entremons: UPF Journal of World History we invite you to send us an original text for its possible inclusion in the next issue of our journal. Entremons: UPF Journal of World History is an annual publication sponsored by the University Pompeu Fabra and accepts both academic articles and recently published books' reviews about World History.

Call for Network Editors

H-Women is looking for two network editors, one with an interest in developing social media ties and another with an interest in building network resources, specifically teaching material.

For the first position, we are looking for someone with social media savvy to compile a weekend reading list and synthesize social media stories of particular interest to the listserv. This person may provide a “This Week on Social Media” analysis of current discussions as well as a reading list of the week’s top news stories of interest to women’s and gender studies scholars.

Call for Papers: Rural Women’s Studies Triennial Conference - “Kitchen Table Talk to Global Forum,” 13-15 May 2021, University of Guelph

Save the date and join us at the University of Guelph, situated just west of Toronto, for the Triennial Rural Women’s Studies Conference, 13-15 May 2021.  The Rural Women's Studies Association is an international association for the advancement and promotion of farm and rural women's gender studies in historical perspective.  The conference theme is “Kitchen Table Talk to Global Forum.” Guelph is “Canada’s Food University” and is internationally recognized for its impact on agricultural sciences and rural life.  The RWSA welcomes public historians, archivists, graduate students, rural or

Ida Blom; Karen Offen Prize in Transnational Women's and Gender History: Deadline Extended

The International Federation for Research in Women's History has issued a call for applications for the Ida Blom–Karen Offen Prize in Transnational Women's and Gender History. 

The deadline has been extended to 31 January 2020.

To apply for the prize submit a short bio and an abstract that briefly summarizes the book and explains its contribution to the field of transnational women's and gender history by 31 January 2020.

Semi-finalists will then be asked to send complete books (preferably digitally) by 1 March 2020.