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 Panellists (Berks 2020): Gendering the U.S. Media - Roundtable

Seeking panellists for a roundtable on women and gender in the U.S. media for the Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities, May 21-23, 2020 at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland (https://berks.confex.com/berks/berks20/cfp.cgi).


NWSA Panel

Hi Everyone. I'm hoping to submit a panel to the November 2019 NWSA conference in San Francisco. The conference is themed, with sub-themes. The theme is "Protest, Justice, and Transnational Organizing," and the sub-theme I'm considering is "Politics of the State." My paper would be about Sonia Johnson's 1984 presidential candidacy.  Any takers for a more thorough discussion off list at crimson underscore 1995 at hotmail dot com.

Richmond on Fought, 'Women in the World of Frederick Douglass'

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


Leigh Fought


Stephanie J. Richmond

Leigh Fought. Women in the World of Frederick Douglass. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 424 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-978237-6.

Seeking Panelist on Women's Travel Writing of the Caribbean, Berks 2020

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.