Gender and History in the Americas -- Seminar series @ IHR/LSE

Sinead McEneaney's picture
October 22, 2019
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Contemporary History

We are pleased to announce the 2019-2020 schedule for the Gender and History in the Americas seminar series. Please note that seminars this year will not be held in the usual venue at the Institute of Historical Research -- they will be held at the Women's Library at the LSE instead. We remain grateful to the IHR and to the Women's Library for their support. All seminars will begin at 5.15pm, and will run for an hour and a quarter.

22nd October 2019

Rona Cran (University of Birmingham) Space Occupied: Women Poet-Editors and the Mimeograph Revolution in 1960s New York.


Future seminars:


19 November 2019

Camillia Cowling (University of Warwick) "The Many Journeys of Teresa Mina: 'Slave-Moving', 'Mobility,' and Gender in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Cuba." 


10th December 2019

Michael Goodrum (Canterbury Christ Church University) 'Superman believes that a wife's place is in the home!': Gender and the Superhero Narrative.


28th January 2020

Chloe Ireton (University College London) Freedom in degrees; an epic journey of slavery, freedom, marriage, divorce, and brujeria. 


18th February 2020

Ruth Percy (University of Oxford)

Equality, rights, and work: Women in Chicago's labour movement.


10 March 2020

Nick Witham (University College London)

Gerda Lerner’s Popular Feminist Histories.


Contact Info: 

Sinead McEneaney, Open University,

Society for Historians of Women in the Americas: