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

New Website: Rosa Parks’ Biography: A Resource for Teaching Rosa Parks

Introducing a new educational website and teaching resource that traces Rosa Parks' "life history of being rebellious" and challenges the idea of Rosa Parks as an 'accidental' or 'tired' or 'meek' woman who just one day made a stand. Drawn from Jeanne Theoharis’ The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks and various archival sources including Rosa Parks' newly-opened papers at the Library of Congress, this project traces the expanse of Rosa Parks’ political work  and the breadth of the Black freedom struggle across the 20th century.

Announcement: History of Black Feminisms in Dec 8 Boston Seminar

Boston Seminar on the History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 5:30 PM

Location: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston.

Panel: The History of Black Feminisms

Françoise Hamlin, Brown University, Tanisha C. Ford, University of Delaware, and Treva Lindsey, Ohio State University and the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research. Moderator: Kali Nicole Gross, Wesleyan University