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.
We seek a paper on the topic of women’s travel writing, especially to the French Caribbean. We are looking for a panelist to join us for a panel on Health and Environment in Women’s Travel Writing of the Caribbean to be proposed for the 2020 Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities. It will be held May 21-23, 2020 at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society invites submissions for a special issue titled “Rage,” slated for publication in the summer of 2021.
The Women's Research Center and BGLTQ+ Student Center at the University of Central Oklahoma invite proposals for presentations at the Fourth Annual International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference. The IGSS conference will be held on October 3-5, 2019 at the Nigh University Center at the University of Central Oklahoma. This international interdisciplinary conference welcomes proposals for presentations in a variety of formats that address issues of gender and sexuality in the social sciences, humanities, fine arts, and STEM fields.
The following book review from H-LatAm may be of interest to some H-Women list members.
Lorraine Bayard de Volo
Lorraine Bayard de Volo. Women and the Cuban Insurrection: How Gender Shaped Castro's Victory. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xi + 272 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-63084-6.
The following book review from H-Judiac may be of interest to some H-Women list members.
Maddy Carey. Jewish Masculinity in the Holocaust: Between Destruction and Construction. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017. 224 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-00806-9.
The following book review from JHistory may be of interest to some H-Women list members.
Jane M. Gaines
Jane M. Gaines. Pink-Slipped: What Happened to the Women in the Silent Film Industries? Women and Film History International Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2018. Illustrations. 328 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08343-3; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04181-5.
The following book review from H-Poland may be of interest to some H-Women list members.
Keely Stauter-Halsted. The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 392 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5419-6.
The following book review from H-War may be of interest to some H-Women list members.
Ada Gobetti. Partisan Diary: A Woman's Life in the Italian Resistance. Translated and edited by Jomarie Alano. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 358 pp. $38.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-938054-1.