CfP – Women’s History in Massachusetts


The Historical Journal of Massachusetts (HJM) is seeking articles relating
to women’s history in Massachusetts. In future issues we hope to publish
one article per issue on women’s history. We welcome submissions from
diverse sources: historians, journalists, undergraduate and graduate
students, teachers, and local history enthusiasts. Please contact editor
Mara Dodge at  See the guidelines at our website If you are new to historical writing we would be
glad to work with you on formatting. Articles can range from 5-25 pages.

We’re also looking for scholars to serve as book reviewers and peer

HJM is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year by the History
Department at Westfield State College. As the only scholarly journal
devoted exclusively to the history and culture of Massachusetts, the
Historical Journal of Massachusetts has filled an important role since its
founding in 1972. The journal is now under a new editor. We are seeking to
upgrade and expand our offerings. At $12.00 per year we are one of the
most affordable historical journals.

We cover all topics and aspects of the Commonwealth’s past —from its
Native American heritage through its colonial and revolutionary roots to
the present. We strive to include all fields of history, including
political, social, cultural, economic, labor, legal, and immigration. We
seek to highlight the unique histories of different groups and
populations, including women’s history; ethnic and religious studies; and
the diverse experiences of the state’s many minority groups. We also
include studies relating to Massachusetts culture, literature, arts, and
For a complete index to all past articles see our website.

We welcome articles from novice historians as well as established scholars.


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