Members might be interested in this review of Blain Roberts. Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the Twentieth-Century South (2014) originally published on H-Florida: https://networks.h-net.org/node/3119/reviews/57654/brown-roberts-pageants-parlors-and-pret...
Katherine Angel (Queen Mary University of London) has reviewed Donna J. Drucker, The Classification of Sex: Alfred Kinsey and the Organization of Knowledge (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014) for us.
The Pacific Historical Review recently published the following article that may interest H-Histsex list subscribers:
"The 'Woman Pigeon': Gendered Bonds and Barriers in the Anglo-American Commercial Community in Canton and Macao, 1800-1849" by Rachel Tamar Van
Please see below the call for papers for the Australian Women’s History Network Symposium 2015*
I have the pleasure to let you know the book Los antisociales. Historia de la homosexualidad en Barcelona y París, 1945-1975, Madrid, Marcial Pons Historia, 384 p. has been published. You will find more information below.
Videos of the LGBTI Human Rights in the Commonwealth international conference are now available to view online as a resource for education and activism. The conference was held at University of Glasgow on Mandela Day, 18 July 2014. The conference situated contemporary developments in the context of historical criminalisation of same-sex sexual behaviour by the British Empire. Six videos produced by University of Glasgow are available on the Glasgow Human Rights Network website:
Special Collections Research Fellowship
The University of North Texas Libraries invites applications for the 2015 UNT Special Collections Research Fellowship. Research in special collections is relevant to studies in a variety of disciplines including history, journalism, political science, geography, fine art, art history and American studies. We encourage applicants to think creatively about new uses for special collections.
OutHistory has just published "Alice Mitchell Murders Freda Ward, Memphis, TN, January 25 1895," including reprints of two, major scholarly articles on the murder.
This case began to draw new, national attention to intense, passionate, and sometimes sexual (and soured) intimacies between women.
The feature also includes the original OutHistory publication of new research about an African American woman, Emma Williams, murdering another African American woman, Eleanor Richardson, in Mobile, Alabama:
The Editorial Collective of Lilith: A Feminist History Journal is pleased to announce a one-day symposium.
Flesh and Blood:
A Feminist Symposium on Embodied Histories
Australian National University
Friday May 8, 2015