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Recent Content

TOC: Journal of the Early Republic Spring 2017

The following is the table of contents for the Journal of the Early Republic, published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. The issue features articles about the relationship between women and slaves in constitutional thought, black education in antebellum Ohio, and Haitian revolutionaries. Find the table of contents below and the full issue on Project Muse.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Call for Papers: “1977-2017: The IWY National Women’s Conference In Retrospect” November 5-7, 2017, University of Houston

This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the 1977 National Women’s Conference, the domestic answer to the United Nations’ International Women’s Year initiative.  The Houston Conference, as it came to be known, was the largest federally mandated gathering of American women in history.  On this occasion, 2000 delegates elected from fifty states and six territories and roughly 16,000 observers came together to craft a twenty-six plank National Plan of Action, submitted to President Jimmy Carter in 1978.  The conference remains one of the most imaginative and wide-ranging exercises in civic enga

Re: Announcing the Judith R. Walkowitz Article Prize

This is wonderful news! Please note that the Pembroke Center's Feminist Theory Archive at Brown University holds the papers of Judith R. Walkowitz and they will be available for research in the near future. The collection is currently unprocessed but should anyone wish to use the Walkowitz papers in the course of their research, they should feel free to contact me pembroke_archives@brown.edu.

Call for Panelists: AAS panel on Gender and Christianity in late imperial/early Republican China

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

We are looking for one more panelist (or two) for a possible AAS 2018 panel with the theme of gender and Christianity in late imperial/early Republican China. If you are interested, please contact me at yzhang1@loyola.edu

Many thanks!