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Friday, April 9, 2021, 3 pm EST (12 pm PT), Virtual Roundtable: Careers for Historians beyond Academia
The Coordinating Council for Women in History invites you to attend Careers for Historians beyond Academia, a roundtable discussing career paths for historians outside the traditional academic model. Panelists will discuss how to extend career options beyond the traditional academic track, as well as options for more senior scholars of how to continue to engage with the scholarly world post-retirement.
This event is open to all CCWH members. CCWH members receive an email with the registration link for this virtual event.
Panelists will include:
Nell Irvin Painter is the Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University and author of several books including Sojourner Truth, A Life, A Symbol, The History of White People, and Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919. In addition to a Ph.D. in history from Harvard University, she has a BFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts and an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, both in painting. Her art school memoir is entitled Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over.
Kathleen Sheldon is an independent scholar who has a research affiliation with the Center for the Study of Women at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her publications have focused on African women’s history and history in Mozambique. Her most recent book is African Women: Early History to the Twenty-First Century. Her previous publications included Pounders of Grain: A History of Women, Work, and Politics in Mozambique and the Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa. She is currently a senior editor on the Oxford Research Encyclopedia in African History.
Joe Stubenrauch earned a PhD in British History from Indiana University in 2011. His scholarly interests focused on the intersection of religion and consumer culture during the industrial revolution. His book, The Evangelical Age of Ingenuity in Industrial Britain, was published by Oxford University Press in 2016 and won the Brewer prize from the American Society of Church History. Joe was an associate professor of history and graduate program director at Baylor University until late 2020. In January 2021, he switched careers paths to the corporate world and the tech sector. Joe is now a curriculum developer and program manager at Amazon Web Services.
Elizabeth Everton is the Executive Director of the Coordinating Council for Women in History and an independent scholar. She earned a PhD in French History from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research interests include women and gender in the late nineteenth-century extreme right, and she is working on a book titled National Heroines: Women and the Radical Right during the Dreyfus Affair. She works in systems training and instructional design in Charlotte, NC.
Crystal Feimster (moderator) is the Co-President of the Coordinating Council for Women in History and an associate professor of African-American Studies, History, and American Studies at Yale University. Her academic focus is racial and sexual violence, and she is currently completing a project on rape during the American Civil War. Her book, Southern Horrors: Women and the Politics of Rape and Lynching (Harvard University Press, 2011), focuses on two women journalists, Ida B. Wells, who campaigned against lynching, and Rebecca Latimer Felton, who urged white men to prove their manhood by lynching black men accused of raping white women.
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