Feminism and History Conference – Bookings NOW OPEN

The Bishopsgate Institute is now accepting bookings for the ‘Feminism and History’ conference that the History of Feminism Network is organising on Saturday 15 November 2008 with the support of the Bishopsgate Institute,  the Raphael Samuel History Centre, and the Politics and History Departments of  Goldsmiths, University of London. Please follow this link for instructions…

CfA – Reconciling Art and Motherhood

Reconciling Art and Motherhood For centuries, mother artists were an oxymoronic concept. And yet, they existed, carving out unique spaces for themselves in an often unwelcoming profession, amid social pressures and financial hardships. Long denigrated as a viable topic for artistic practice, motherhood is gradually gaining credibility and increasing its visibility in contemporary art. Mary…

CfP Special Issue – Readers, Writers, Salonnières: Female Networks in Europe, 1700-1900

Women’s Writing CALL FOR PAPERS Special Issue: Readers, Writers, Salonnières: Female Networks in Europe, 1700-1900 The eighteenth and nineteenth centuries saw an explosion of interest in Europe in foreign languages and literatures, and recent research has begun to explore the part played by women in cross-cultural interchange. To what extent were women writers from different…

CfA – Celebrating Women in American History

CALL FOR AUTHORS Celebrating Women in American History 5-Volume Illustrated Reference Series We are inviting academic editorial contributors to a new series of social and cultural history reference books for the high-school and college library market. The Celebrating Women in American History Series is composed of the following 5 titles: Volume I: Beginnings to 1860:…

Jobs – Assistant Professor, Women’s/Gender History (Ohio, USA)

Ohio State University – Assistant Professor, Women’s Gender History Location: Ohio, United States Institution Type: College/University Position Type: Assistant ProfessorThe Ohio State University is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Women’s/Gender history. The position is open to any topical, chronological, or geographic specialty. Our program features several strong areas of specialization, and we envision…

Conference (UK) – Aftermaths of War: Women’s Movements and Female Activists, 1918-1923

Aftermaths of War: Women’s Movements and Female Activists, 1918-1923 An international conference Hinsley Hall, Leeds, UK 10th-12th September 2008 The conference focuses on the activities, experience and cultural representation of the organised women’s movement and of individual female activists in the immediate aftermath of the First World War, c. 1918-1923. The approach taken is broadly…