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

Call for Nominations: Agricultural History Society Annual Awards

The Agricultural History Society is now accepting nominations for its 2018 awards, to be presented at the annual meeting in June 2019. To be considered for an award, the article, book, or dissertation must bear a 2018 original publication date. AHS welcomes submissions for the following honors:


The Theodore Saloutos Memorial Award for the best book on U.S. agricultural history, broadly interpreted, with an original copyright date of 2018.


Seeking Third Panelist: OAH 2020

We are looking for a third panelist to complete a panel on gender in the federal government for the 2020 OAH in Washington DC. One of the papers will examine the fate of the Children's Bureau and the women who worked there in the 1950s, and the second paper deals with appeals to female voters in presidential elections in the 1940s and 1950s. We welcome papers working on gender broadly understood, including LGBT history or studies of masculinity, within the government in any period since the Civil War.

Call for Applicants: Smith College Library Fellowships

Grants for Researchers


Smith College Special Collections offer four extended-term fellowships:


The Margaret Storrs Grierson Fellowship is named in honor of the

founding Director of the Sophia Smith Collection, and former College

Archivist and Executive Secretary of the Friends of the Smith College



The Friends of the Smith College Libraries Fellowship is generously

supported by the Friends of the Smith College Libraries in support of

research across the collections.


Call for Applicants: Jack Miller Teaching and Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Legal Studies at Northwestern University 2019-2021

Northwestern’s Center for Legal Studies is pleased to continue a collaborative partnership with the Jack Miller Center for Teaching America’s Founding Principles and History.  We seek applications for the centerpiece of the partnership:  a two-year post-doctoral fellowship held in residence at Northwestern University’s Center for Legal Studies beginning September 1, 2019.

H-Net Job Guide from 3 December 2018 to 10 December 2018

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
 3 December 2018 to 10 December 2018.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Women.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.