Calls for Papers

CFP: SHAW Annual Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, July 7th 2023.

The Society for the History of Women in the Americas (SHAW) welcomes proposals for its annual conference at Manchester Metropolitan University. The conference is open to papers on any topic, geographical period, chronological time, or themes related to the history of women and gender non-conforming individuals in the Americas. However, we would particularly encourage papers that explore ‘Reproduction, Bodily Autonomy and Law’.

The conference welcomes proposals from academics at any stage of their career, especially graduate students, as well as those active in civil society groups.

We invite 250 word abstracts for papers of 20 minutes length. For full panels and roundtable discussions, please include descriptions of all papers proposed. Please note this is an in-person conference, and we will not be accepting virtual papers on this occasion.

Please submit 250 word abstracts and 100 word biographies to Dr. Marie Molloy at  by 28th February 2023.