Bard Graduate Center Summer School for Undergraduates on Dress—Design—Material Culture, 1850–2000

Bard Graduate Center is excited to announce its inaugural Summer School in Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture. Open to advanced undergraduates (rising juniors and seniors), the program draws on resources at BGC and around New York City to provide an intensive, two-week, graduate-level program on material culture studies.

Enid Yandell and suffrage parades in New York City

Image of Enid Yandell in New York suffrage parade (left) snipped from Juilee Decker, Enid Yandell: Kentucky's Pioneer Sculptor (Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 2019): 188. Yandell is on the left leading the group of workers under the Sculptor banner.

THE ARCHIVETTES (2018) New Film Release

Hello All,

I believe the members of the H-WOMEN network would be interested in the newly released documentary THE ARCHIVETTES, which would make a great addition to any feminist curricula, especially those interested in the recovery and visibility of lesbian/queer history. This film documents the struggles of second-wave feminists Deborah Edel and Joan Nestle in establishing and sustaining "The Lesbian Herstory Archives" in NYC. Below is a brief description of the film, as well as a link to more information.

CFP: Researching New York Conference 2019

The annual Researching New York Conference is currently accepting paper and panel proposals on any and all aspects of New York State history for this year's conference. Roundtables, media presentations, workshops, and other non-traditional presentations are especially encouraged. Proposals are due July 15 via email to resrchny@albany.edu

Teaching India, 1945: Workshop in New York City, June 14-15

"Defining a Nation: The Indian Subcontinent on the Eve of Independence, 1945," by Ainslie Embree and Mark Carnes, will be featured at the Reacting to the Past Summer Institute at Barnard College in New York City, June 12-15, 2019.  https://reacting.barnard.edu/ai-2019. Reacting to the Past consists of elaborate in-class games, in which students take on roles informed by classic texts.

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