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

Extended Call For Papers (closes 29 May!): 'Gender and Joy in History', ACU Melbourne/online, 27-28 September 2023


‘Gender and Joy in History’ is a symposium aimed at counterposing the common scholarly focus on catastrophe and crisis of recent years. Lilith: A Feminist History Journal now calls for scholars in all areas of gender and feminist history to consider questions about how women, feminists and gender diverse people have found joy, strength, resilience, inspiration, love, happiness and transcendence in the past.  

Call for Papers, Renaissance Society of America Conference, Chicago, IL, March 21-23, 2024

The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) has announced that it will accept proposals for individual presentation proposals and complete panels for its annual conference, to be held March 21-23, 2024, in Chicago, IL (USA).  The Journal of Jesuit Studies regularly organizes up to five panels at this conference.  We are looking to organize panels in any aspect of Jesuit studies in any region, up to the year 1700.  (Please note: submission by the JJS does not guarantee acceptance to the program, as we are not an affiliated society.)

Panel on reproductive justice and sexual agency for disabled people 5/23 @ 3:30PST via Zoom

Dear Colleagues,
Please join us on Tuesday, May 23, at 3:30pm PST via Zoom for a thought-provoking conversation about current challenges and opportunities in the struggle for reproductive justice and sexual agency for disabled people in the US.