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Hildegard of Bingen

thefreelancehistorywriter.com - Hildegard of Bingen stands out as a visionary and strong intellectual power of the Middle Ages. She was a writer of letters to people of all rank and standing and of books on subjects ranging from ...

Assistant Professor in International History (History of Gender) job with LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS & POLITICAL SCIENCE LSE | 39638

timeshighereducation.com - Assistant Professor in International History (History of Gender) Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide  and not less than £53,004 pa inclusive This appointment i...

The Contribution of the Cadbury Women Workers during the First World War - National Army Museum, London

nam.ac.uk - Cadbury ‘girls’ packing comforts at the Bournville Works Courtesy of Cadbury Archives, Mondelez International Ahead of her talk on 22 September 2016, historical biographer and novelist Fiona Joseph...

Anthony Museum Raises Concern over Continued Misuse of Anthony’s Name and Legacy – National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

susanbanthonyhouse.org - Rochester, NY – In light of recent events in the world of American politics, the National Susan B Anthony Museum & House today reiterated its nonpartisan educational mission to inspire and challeng...

Glasgow Women’s Library: a treasure trove that shows how far feminism has come

theguardian.com - Long before social media demanded you compress your misogyny into 140 characters, there were postcards (carrying gruesome images of a woman’s tongue being sliced in two, or mean ditties about opini...

A Guide to Women’s History at the 2016 AASLH/MMA Annual Meeting

blogs.aaslh.org - by Rebecca Price, President/CEO of Chick History on August 16, 2016 Mark your schedules! In one month, the 2016 AASLH/MMA Annual Meeting will begin. Here is a guide to Women’s History sessions and ...

Vida Goldstein, the vote, and the challenges of national and international citizenship | Australian Women's History Network

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auswhn.org.au - VIDA on Vida: James Keating explores the contributions of iconic feminist Vida Goldstein to the international suffrage movement, and why Australian women – despite having already won the vote thems...

The nearly forgotten story of the black women who helped land a man on the moon

washingtonpost.com - This movie recounts the story of the African-American mathematician Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson) and her two colleagues, Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe), ...

America Has Always Seen Ambitious Women as Unhealthy

slate.com - The cover of this week’s National Enquirer features a wan, gray Hillary Clinton, looking like she has been drained of all her vital fluids. The photograph, if you can call it that, is a perfect vis...

Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Forgotten Mother of Rock-and-Roll

thedailybeast.com - Sister Rosetta Tharpe may be the most famous rock-and-roll star you’ve never heard of. If you don’t know the name, try to picture an African-American woman in a long white sequined dress and high h...

“Who do you think you are?” Australian Women Writers | Australian Women's History Network

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auswhn.org.au - Anne Jamison reflects on contemporary and historical issues surrounding Australian women’s literature in anticipation of the Australian Women’s Writing Symposium to be held at the State Library of ...

For a while she was a name and a status — enslaved. Now we know more

washingtonpost.com - Some of the descendants of Lucy Lee Shirley. At center is Shirley’s great-grandson Lewis Douglass. On each side are his children, David Douglass and Lori Anne Douglass, who are Shirley’s great-grea...

Cottage Conversation: Lincoln’s Generals’ Wives

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lincolncottage.org - On the 154th anniversary of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, join us as author Candice Hooper and C-SPAN’S Susan Swain discuss Hooper’s new book, Lincoln’s Generals’ Wives: Four Women who...

H-Net Job Guide

h-net.org - The University of Rochester History Department seeks a scholar of women/gender in US history, post-Civil War to the present.  The appointment will be at the level of tenure-track assistant professo...

Review: ‘Marie and Rosetta’ Ruminates on Gospel, R&B and Life

nytimes.com - There’s an upright piano on the stage of the Atlantic Theater Company, where “Marie and Rosetta,” a new play by George Brant, supplemented by some mighty music-making, opened on Wednesday night. Bu...

Lenora Fulani: She “Fuled” the Bern

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nursingclio.org - Universal healthcare. Free university education. The regulation of the big banks. No my friends, I’m not talking about Bernie Sanders in 2016. I’m referring to Dr. Lenora Fulani (b. 1950), the most...

Search Is On For Original Women’s Rights Declaration - History in the Headlines

history.com - The origins of the first U.S. women’s rights convention in the United States, held in July 1848 at the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, New York, can be traced to a different event held eight years...

Shirley Chisholm | Meet the Contenders | The Contenders - 16 for '16

pbs.org - Shirley Chisholm Tackles Social Issues of Her Time Shirley Chisholm was dedicated to bringing up social issues, such as the Vietnam War. In many ways, Shirley Chisholm paved the way for the histori...

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