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Women in the Renaissance Historiography

Hello! I am looking for a good historiography article on women in the European Renaissance. I am an Americanist but currently studying this era and need to identify the most critical scholarship. Would like know the historigraphy of this field and when interest in the women of this era took off.  Citation please. My particular interest is in the debate about women's nature in the Quarelle des Femmes and its extension into England 1300-1600. Thank you. 

Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States

The Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States is a freely accessible, searchable online database with crowdsourced biographical sketches of grassroots woman suffrage activists coordinated by Thomas Dublin and published by Alexander Street Press.  Its URL is https://documents.alexanderstreet.com/VOTESforWOMEN.  It has just been updated and now includes about 2,600 biographical sketches of black women suffragists, supporters of the National Woman's Party, and activists

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WOMEN, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY

Black Nations/Queer Nations? Film on Vimeo until June 30

​"In this 1995 documentary, director Shari Frilot highlighted the need to bust open static concepts of race, sexuality, and even nation-states." - Roya Rastegar, Colorlines

 

In 1995, a groundbreaking conference on LGBTQ sexualities in the African diaspora brought together an array of scholars, activists, and cultural workers including Essex Hemphill, Kobena Mercer, Barbara Smith, Urvashi Vaid, and Jacqui Alexander to interrogate the economic, political, and social situations of diasporic lesbians, gay, bisexual, and transgender peoples.

 

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