Fellowship – 2012 Ephemera Society of America

2012 Ephemera Society of America Fellowship The Ephemera Society of America invites applications for the Philip Jones Fellowship for the Study of Ephemera. This competition, now in its fifth year, is open to any interested individual or organization for the study of any aspect of ephemera — material defined as transitory printed documents. It is…

Announcement – Removal of the ‘members’ page

Dear All, The ‘Members’ page on the History of Feminism Network website has become too time-consuming to maintain. It has therefore been decided to delete it. Anyone wishing to present themselves to the community of historians on our mailing list (over 500 colleagues) is welcome to send an email to history.feminism. We apologize for the…

CfP – Women’s History (New York, USA)

The Upstate New York Women’s History Organization (UNYWHO) seeks individual paper and panel proposals for a conference co-sponsored by the *Journal of Women’s History* April 21, 2012, at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York. We invite proposals covering any aspect of women’s and gender history, defined broadly to include all nations/continents, time periods, and related…

Related Interests – CfP – Race, Gender, and Sexualities in the Atlantic World (Charleston, SC)

March 9-11, 2012: Race, Gender, and Sexualities in the Atlantic World Proposals Due: December 2, 2011 The Carolina Lowcountry in the Atlantic World Program (CLAW) at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC invites paper proposals addressing women, gender, and sexuality in the Atlantic World 1500-Present. The featured keynote speaker is Jennifer L. Morgan (New…

Related Interests – New Book – ‘The Celebrated Hannah Cowley’: Experiments in Dramatic Genre, 1776-1794

‘The Celebrated Hannah Cowley’: Experiments in Dramatic Genre, 1776-1794 http://www.pickeringchatto.com/monographs/celebrated_hannah_cowley_the Hannah Cowley (1743–1809) was a successful dramatist, and something of an eighteenth-century celebrity. In her heyday, Cowley’s plays were put on across Europe and America, and the most celebrated actresses of the period – Sarah Siddons, Dora Jordan, Mary Robinson – all acted in them,…

Conference – History of Chicago Women’s Activism – (Chicago, IL)

Chicago Area Women’s History Council invites you to: Celebrating Women’s Activism: Why History Matters Sunday, Oct. 16th 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Prairie Production, 1314 W. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL SPEAKERS: Jan Schakowsky, Congresswoman, 9th District, IL Heather Booth, women’s movement activist Jacky Grimshaw, political organizer Maria Pesquiera, Latina activist Tracy Baim, LGBT activist Rima Lunin…

CfP – Women’s Organisations and Female Activists in the Aftermath of the First World War (May 2012, St Paul, M innesota, USA)

Call for papers. Women’s Organisations and Female Activists in the Aftermath of the First World War: Moving Across Borders. An interdisciplinary, international conference to be held at Hamline University, St Paul, Minnesota, USA Memorial Day Weekend: 26th to 28th May 2012 Recent developments in the social and cultural history of modern warfare have done much…

New articles on Florence Nightingale, humanistic feminism and free thought in Women’s History Review Volume 19, Issue 5, November 2010

Florence Nightingale a Hundred Years on: who she was and what she was not Lynn McDonald Pages: 721-740 DOI: 10.1080/09612025.2010.509934 Sybil Oldfield at Seventy‐Two: humanistic feminism—or thinking back through our grandmothers Sybil Oldfield Pages: 741-758 DOI: 10.1080/09612025.2010.509157 CLARE EVANS ESSAY PRIZE 2008 Freethought, Free Love and Feminism: secularist debates on marriage and sexual morality, England…