AfriGeneas Writers Forum
Call for Papers: Women Historians Conference
Call for papers for the annual conference of the Western Association of Women Historians (WAWH).
The Western Association of Women Historians (WAWH) will meet for its 40th anniversary conference, at the University of Santa Clara in Santa Clara, California, from April 30-May 3, 2009. Special events will recognize the forty year history of WAWH.
The WAWH program committee welcomes proposals for panels or single papers on any historical subject, time period, or region. Papers do not need to emphasize women's or gender history. All periods of history are welcome as well as non-U.S. subjects. Panels, workshops, or roundtables on issues in the historical profession are also encouraged. Paper and panel submissions must be postmarked by October 15, 2008. Please see the WAWH website for submission details and prize information at http://www.wawh.org/conferences/2009/index.html
Call for prize submissions: Gita Chaudhuri Prize (new in 2009) The Western Association of Women Historians (WAWH) welcomes submissions for the Gita Chaudhuri Prize for the best monograph on rural women, from any era and any place in the world, published by a WAWH member. The book must be published in 2008 for consideration for the 2009 prize. Deadline for the award application is January 15, 2009. Please visit the WAWH website at http://www.wawh.org/awards/currentinfo.html#Chaudhuri for the prize application and other details.