Society for the History of Women in the Americas Annual Conference

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Call for Papers
July 6, 2018
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Society for the History of Women in the Americas Annual Conference

Friday 6th July 2018, The Women’s Library, London School of Economics

Call for Papers

The Society for the History of Women in the Americas (SHAW) welcomes proposals for its annual conference, co-organised with The Women’s Library at the London School of Economics.

We invite 250 word abstracts for 20-minute presentations on any topic, geographical period, chronological time, or theme related to the history of women in the Americas. We also welcome comparative papers between two countries in the Americas or one in the Americas and a country outside the region.

The conference welcomes papers from scholars at any stage of their career, especially graduate students.

The keynote lecture will be delivered by Dr Kate Dossett (University of Leeds).

Please submit abstracts along with a 100-word biography to by the 20th March 2018. Papers chosen for the conference may be selected for inclusion in a special issue of History of Women in the Americas Journal subject to peer-review. 

Contact Info: 

Sinead McEneaney, St Mary's University, Twickenham

Imaobong Umoren, London School of Economics

Helen Glew, University of Westminster

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