New Resource: Open Source „Gesellschaftliche Diversität/Vielfalt“

Werte Kolleginnen und Kollegen, 

Dear colleagues,

gerne kündige ich die heutig veröffentlichte  - Open Source - Publikation mit dm Titel „Gesellschaftliche Diversität/Vielfalt“ (Graz, New York 2018).

It is a pleasure to announce my free of charge, open source publication, which is about social impacts, theoretical concepts and historical aspects of gender and diversity.

Re: Query: Studies on Mikvah use

For the question of Maggie Anton who is looking for studies on what percentage of Jewish women regularly immersed in a mikvah in various communities during approximately the last two hundred years -

Not sure if there are exact numbers – but at least this source (at least for America) can be for help:
Laura Arnold Leibman, Messianism, Secrecy, and Mysticism: A New Interpretation of Early American Jewish Life, London and Portland, OR, Vallentine Mitchell 2013, pp. 25-52.

Admiel Kosman
Potsdam University

Gilda Slifka Summer Internship Program at the Hadassah Brandeis Institute - Encourage Your Students to Apply

 
 
Let your students know that the HBI is now accepting applications for the 2018 Gilda Slifka Summer Internship Program at the Hadassah Brandeis Institute at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Artisanal Deskilling, Labor, and Gender: Looking for fellow panelists: SHOT 2018 meeting

I am interested in organizing a session at SHOT for 2018 looking at changes in the acquisition of artisanal skills and the use of technology for non-professional users. The submission date for a full panel is March 31st. While the story of the deskilling labor is best known for men on the factory floor, my paper looks at home sewing as one of 20th Century American women’s most common encounters with artisanal labor and technology.

NEW JOURNAL: International Journal of Taiwan Studies, 1.1 (2018)

The inaugural issue of International Journal of Taiwan Studies is now available! Below, please find the table of contents and see the link for more information:

International Journal of Taiwan Studies
Volume 1, Issue 1, 2018
ISSN: 2468-8797
E-ISSN: 2468-8800

http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/24688800/1/1

AVAILABLE WITH FREE ACCESS UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2019

Essays on Resistance in Popular Culture

The 21st century has become inculcated with a sense of perpetual crisis, reflecting a world seemingly on the verge of catastrophe. This new age of anxiety is evident not only in the breakdown of traditional hegemonies, but also in an increasingly personal sense of fear, futility, and frustration for marginalized communities. Within this context, we invite essays for a collection that explores the topic/themes/ideas of resistance in works of myriad types of contemporary popular culture.

New Open Access Book: Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or Foes?

***Apologies for any cross-posting***

UCL Press is delighted to announce a brand new open access book that may be of interest to list subscribers: Feminism and the Politics of Childhood. Free download: https://goo.gl/qS5jmE

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Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or Foes?
Edited by Rachel Rosen and Katherine Twamley

CFP: NACBS 2018 Panel on Women’s Networks and Women in Networks

Another historian and I are hoping to assemble a panel for the upcoming North American Conference on British Studies in Providence, Rhode Island. While we are still ironing out the exact themes and concepts, the panel aims to broadly focus on women's networks and women in networks. We are looking for a panelist to join our two papers. 

New Open Access Book: Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or Foes?

***Apologies for any cross-posting***

UCL Press is delighted to announce a brand new open access book that may be of interest to list subscribers: Feminism and the Politics of Childhood. Free download: https://goo.gl/RytW2g

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Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or Foes?
Edited by Rachel Rosen and Katherine Twamley

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