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

Historian of Medicine's Washington Post Op-Ed on Miscarriage and the Abortion Debate

[Originally posted to H-Sci-Med-Tech, Thursday, June 28, 2018. Cross-posted to H-Scholar by Margaret DeLacy, Tuesday, August 14, 2018.]

I'm sharing a link to a Made by History/Perspective essay in The Washington Post (June 26, 2018) by historian of medicine and independent scholar, Lara Freidenfelds (my colleague in the Princeton Research Forum): 

"How the abortion debate has skewed Americans’ understanding of pregnancy."

CFP: Suffrage at 100: Women and American Politics Since 1920

Call for 500-word Proposals: DUE September 15, 2018

Editors: Stacie Taranto and Leandra Zarnow

Collection Overview

As the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment approaches, women are seemingly at a crossroads in American politics. They appear to be gaining traction in this traditionally masculine realm, but are still far behind.  Women continue to grapple with the disappointment that gender parity in politics did not easily follow the right to vote.

McCune on Lemak and Hopkins-Benton, 'Votes for Women: Celebrating New York's Suffrage Centennial'

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

Author: Jennifer A. Lemak, Ashley Hopkins-Benton

Reviewer: Mary McCune

Jennifer A. Lemak, Ashley Hopkins-Benton. Votes for Women: Celebrating New York's Suffrage Centennial. Albany: Excelsior Editions, and imprint of State University of New, 2017. 272 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-6730-6.

H-Net Job Guide from 13 August 2018 to 20 August 2018

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
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