CfP deadline looming – Gendering the history of charity and voluntary effort

CALL FOR PAPERS – REMINDER DEADLINE: THIS FRIDAY, 3 FEBRUARY 2012 Gendering the history of charity and voluntary effort A workshop for postgraduate and early-career researchers University of Huddersfield, 9 March 2012 From medieval and early modern elite understandings of charitable virtue to industrial cultures of mutual aid or contemporary understandings of community engagement, gender…

New Resource – Olive Schreiner Letters Online

Olive Schreiner (1855-1920) is one of the world’s great feminist writers and social theorists, with her novels including The Story of an African Farm and her political treatises including Woman and Labour among many other writings. She also wrote c4800+ exceptionally important letters between 1871 and 1920, a period of momentous changes in the world…