The Archive: Theory, Form, Practice Fridays, February 11 – April 8, 2022 The Newberry Library invites graduate students in the humanities to apply for a seminar that will explore the theoretical, critical, and practical methods necessary to negotiate historical and literary archives. The seminar will be held on eight Fridays from February 11 – April 8, 2022 (with no meeting on Feb. 25). The course will be […]
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CFP for Radical History Review Troubling Terms and the Sex Trades Co-Edited by Julia Laite, Rachel Schreiber, and Judith Walkowitz The Radical History Review seeks contributions to a special issue to be titled “Troubling Terms and the Sex Trades.” Prostitution, sex work, trafficking, and decriminalization are not only contentious feminist issues, but contentious words […]
Call for Papers for Workshop: Researching and Writing Histories of Sexual Violence: Methodological Challenges and Ethical Complexities 27 October 2021 Research into sexual violence…is not lightly undertaken…The project is necessarily and unavoidably political. An attempt at dispassionate, discrete authorship runs the risk of becoming voyeuristic and exploitative. Research on sexual violence should be empowering, […]
The Mary Nickliss Prize in U.S. Women’s and/or Gender History is given annually for “the most original” book in U.S. Women’s and/or Gender History (including North America and the Caribbean prior to 1776). Information on the 2022 prize is available here: https://www.oah.org/awards/book-awards/mary-nickliss-prize/ Please help us publicize this important prize and let us know if you […]
Time to write! If any of you have some writing project, deadline looming, or just want to get into a writing schedule routine, the CCWH is here for you. In addition to our weekly writing group (that people can register for on a rolling basis), we are now offering virtual writing retreats. It’s not too […]
Dana Rubin created a resource that should interest all historians: the SpeakingWhileFemale.co women’s speech archive. It’s the largest existing collection of women’s speeches from around the world and across time. Rubin created this resource out of frustration when she realized the extent to which the history of speech has completely ignored women’s voices. Hopefully, students […]