Women’s History Month roundup

Plenty of history bloggers wrote something about women during Women’s History Month: these are just the ones I’ve noted so far. They’re in no particular order, except that I’ve divided them into posts about women’s/gender history (issues, methods, sources) and posts about individual women. If you know of something I’ve missed, just leave a link in the comments…

Women’s history
Why medieval women writers belong in the canon
Women philosophers in the SEP
Women, stereotypes, 1950s
Feminists, historians, fiction
Sources for women’s history
Researching early modern women online

Sor Juana, 1651?-1695
I like medieval women (especially queens)
All the usual slanders against a queen
Europe’s first professional writer?
Christine de Pizan
Aethelflaed
Chrodield and Basina
Hilda of Whitby
Hrotswith von Gandersheim
A young lady makes a decision
Dr Lamb’s darling
Linda Phillips
Sarah Fyge Egerton
Sarah Throckmorton
Martha Ballard
Judith Leyster
Anne Cranford and Anne Stanbury
The cuckold’s wife
Lizzie Borden
Roman Women’s History Month (first in a series)

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3 Responses to Women’s History Month roundup

  1. Sharon, this stuff is amazing!

  2. Sharon says:

    Well, I’m still on the lookout for any more additions … :)

    It’s particularly great that there were so many medieval postings. Women’s History Month tends to be very ‘modern’ history-oriented (suffragettes, etc), so it’s a refreshing change.

  3. This is cool – thank you.

    Australia may be strange, but for the first three years the only practising historian on the WHM committee was a Medievalist (me). You can see the results on the back editions of the website. We had a great deal of fun.

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