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.

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Call for Applicants: Women's Suffrage in the Americas NEH Summer Institute

The National Endowment for the Humanities and Carthage College invite you to apply for a professional development opportunity in women’s history this summer.

Come and explore the remarkably understudied stories of how women in the Americas achieved the suffrage. Seventeen specialists from Argentina to Canada will each present a piece of the interconnecting pattern that led to suffrage extensions across the hemisphere. 

Call for Papers/Panels: National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference (November 8-11, 2018, Atlanta Gorgia) Via North America Asian Feminist Collective Caucus.

Dear Colleagues, 

We are organizing panels and roundtables for NWSA 2018 ((https://www.nwsa.org/cfp), and hope you will consider submitting panel sessions and individual papers through the North America Asian Feminist Collective Caucus (NAAF). The NAAF Caucus will collect the abstracts, organize them into thematic panel sessions, select NAAF sponsored panels and workshops, and will coordinate the submission of completed panels to NWSA under NAAF.

Call for Applicants: Massachusetts Historical Society Short-Term Fellowships, 2018-2019

Application deadline: March 1, 2018

Massachusetts Historical Society Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support four or more weeks of research in the MHS collections sometime between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. Over twenty awards will be made, including two Ruth R. & Alyson R. Miller Fellowships to support research in women's history. Short-term fellowships are open to independent scholars, advanced graduate students, and holders of the Ph.D. or the equivalent.

Special Issue: The Girl in the Text (Girlhood Studies)

Dear Colleague,

This special issue of Girlhood Studies, close to double the length of previous issues, offers a blockbuster of articles on the theme of the girl in the text, guest edited by managing editor, Ann Smith. As the third in the Girlhood Studies 10th anniversary collection, this special issue was inspired in part by the spate of novels over the last few years that draw attention to the girl in their titles.