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Journal of Women's History Supplemental Online Essays

The editors of the Journal of Women's History are pleased to announce our newest online essay,  "World War I, Gender Relations and the Importance of Images: Some Considerations," by Daniela Rossini. This essay is a companion piece to Rossini's recently published article in Vol. 26 No. 3 of the Journal of Women's History, "Feminism and Nationalism: the Council of Italian Women, the World War and the Rise of Fascism (1911-1922)." 

Extended Call for Abstracts: Gender and Global Warfare in the Twentieth Century

Extended Call for Abstracts:  Special Issue of Gender & History Volume 28:3 (November 2016) on “Gender and Global Warfare in the Twentieth Century”

The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to October 31, 2014

Edited by Louise Edwards (UNSW Australia), Martha Hanna (University of Colorado), and Patricia M. E. Lorcin (University of Minnesota).

Reminder: AAS Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship applications due Oct. 15

Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate are invited to apply for the 2015-16 Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship, a year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society. The purpose of the post-dissertation fellowship is to provide the recipient with time and resources to extend research and/or to revise the dissertation for publication. Any topic relevant to the Society's library collections and programmatic scope, and coming from any field or disciplinary background, is eligible.

Gender and Intellectual History

I am looking for scholars who have done work or are interested in gender in the history of ideas and are addressing the following types of questions:

How are ideas about American democracy, pluralism, liberalism..., gendered?

How have American social thinkers, both men and women, deployed gender language in their arguments or visions of America?

How do intellectual historians continue to ignore the issue of gender? This is beyond the recognition of women as thinkers. 

How is gender as a category of analysis to be deployed in intellecutal history?

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