Discussions

Call for Nominations: President of the Journal of Women’s History Board of Trustees

The Journal of Women’s History is currently seeking nominations, including self-nominations, for its next President. This six-year term will begin in January 2019. Interested candidates will be asked to send a CV and a couple of paragraphs explaining how their scholarly, academic, administrative, and/or organizing experience prepares them to preside over the JWH Board.

Gender, Sexuality, and the Holocaust: Introducing a New Collection of Digital Primary Sources

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum has recently created a digital teaching tool for the college classroom: Experiencing History offers students and teachers an innovative platform for exploring original materials on a wide variety of Holocaust themes and topics.

AIDS Histories & Cultures Festival, London - throughout July

The Raphael Samuel History Centre has organised a public history festival, AIDS Histories & Cultures, taking place across London throughout July. It aims to explore how HIV/AIDS has been experienced, represented, and remembered through workshops, film screenings, concerts, talks, walks, and performance.

Subjects include the foundation of the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS, Christianity and HIV, AIDS in the archives, memories of HIV nursing, and the impact of clause 28.

Review: Intimate Empires: Body, Race, and Gender in the Modern World.

Many Histsex members will be interested in Aidan Beatty's excellent review of Travey Rizzo and Steven Gerontakis' edited bookIntimate Empires: Body, Race, and Gender in the Modern World. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016), originally reviewed for H-Empire.

The full review can be found at: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=46696 

Tim

 

Call for Papers: 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies. "Vices and Virtues: Gender, Subversion, and Moralizing Discourses."

With apologies for cross-posting! I thought this may be of interest.

Call for Papers: 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 9-12, 2019

"Vices and Virtues: Gender, Subversion, and Moralizing Discourses."

Organizers: Jacob Doss, University of Texas at Austin Matthew Vanderpoel, University of Chicago

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