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

White on Gilles, 'Women on the Move: The Forgotten Era of Women's Bicycle Racing'

The following book review from H-SHGAPE may be of interest to some H-Women list members.


Roger Gilles


Samantha White

Roger Gilles. Women on the Move: The Forgotten Era of Women's Bicycle Racing. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018. Illustrations. 360 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4962-0417-2; $29.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4962-1041-8.


Hi all.  We are hoping to find a third panelist and a session chair for a proposal for the upcoming NWSA, November 14-17, in San Francisco.  The conference theme is "Protest, Justice, and Trans-National Oganizing," and we are proposing under the sub-theme "Politics of the State."  Proposals are due February 20.  Here are abstracts for the two papers we have so far:  

“Sonia Johnson’s Anti-Statist Run for U.S. President”