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 Content

Crowdsourcing Biographical Sketches of Woman Suffragists

The online journal and database, WOMEN AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS IN THE UNITED STATES, is engaged in crowdsourcing to create a new Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the U.S.  As part of this broad project, we will be gathering biographical sketches of 2500 suffrage supporters of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) between 1900 and 1920.  Our goal is to prepare this Online Biographical Dictionary in time for the 100th anniversary in 2020 of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment that gave women in the U.S. the vote.

Deadline Extended: Women's History Fellowships


Dear friends,

The New-York Historical Society is offering two pre-doctoral fellowships and one two-year postdoctoral fellowships in the museum's new Center for Women's History, starting in September 2017. The deadline for all fellowships is January 13, and we encourage you to apply, and please spread the word among your graduate students.