The December 2018 special issue of the Caribbean Review of Gender Studies, edited by Natanya Duncan and and Reena Goldtree titled “Gender and Anti-Colonialism in the Interwar Caribbean,” is now available online. The issue examines the political ferment of the interwar period (1918–1939), tracking how gendered conceptions of rights, respectability, leadership, and belonging informed anti-colonial thought and praxis. Rather […]
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Over the past four decades or so, gender scholarship has transformed our understanding of many key issues of historical concern. Particularly fruitful have been explorations of consumption in its varied manifestations, undertaken by researchers studying the subject within different disciplines. Labour historians have been slow to address these important developments, though there are signs that […]
Museums: Humanities in the Public Sphere June 30 – July 28, 2019 Washington, D.C. Join us for this in-depth exploration of museums and curated cultural collections around Washington, D.C. This four-week NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers will bring the rich and diverse histories of America’s public museums into wider use for teaching […]
It is with great sadness that we heard of the passing of Dr. Rosalyn Terborg-Penn, Professor Emerita at Morgan State University, one of the three founders of the Association of Black Women Historians, a founding member of the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora, and a pioneering historian of black women’s history. In a […]
NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes and NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops grants broaden and deepen understanding of the humanities by supporting professional development programs, specifically designed for a national audience of K-12 educators or faculty in higher education. The programs provide one- to four-week opportunities for participants (NEH Summer Scholars) to explore […]
Call for Papers and Workshops 21st Annual Conference on Illinois History October 3 & 4, 2019 Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Springfield The Conference on Illinois History is accepting paper or panel proposals on any aspect of Illinois’s history, culture, politics, geography, or archaeology. We encourage submissions from professional and avocational historians, students, and those engaged […]