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History of Women's Education

Our Mission

The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women's Education is an online locus of scholarship on the history of women’s higher education. The Center aims to foster inquiry and dialogue on how the history of women’s education has informed contemporary life and how it will shape the global future. Through its blog, exhibits, instructional lesson plans, and digital collections the Center provides informative materials and a digital space for teaching and learning on these topics.

Looking Back, Thinking Ahead: The Greenfield Digital Center Summer Recap

Summer already feels long behind us, as recently returned Mawrtyrs and professors get back into the swing of things and the weather crisps us. Now that everyone is settling in, it’s an ideal time to catch up on what you missed over the past season of activity at The Greenfield Digital Center! We had an eventful summer, both finishing old projects and pushing forward on new ones, and, of course, we welcomed our new Director.

Recent News

  • Translating Archival Materials into the Digital Realm: Samone Rowe Uncovers a "Candid Campus"

    Last summer, I was granted the opportunity to work with the Photo Album and Scrapbook Collection within Bryn Mawr’s Special Collections. My research, completed over ten weeks, resulted in Candid Campus: The Lesser Known Narratives of Bryn Mawr College, a Greenfield Digital Center exhibit detailing hidden aspects of the college’s culture. »

  • "Where We Are...": Adventures in Mapping Bryn Mawr History

    Maybe it’s because I’ve only been here for two months, or maybe it’s just nostalgia for my own college days, but with Customs Week at Bryn Mawr wrapping up, and classes getting underway, I’m feeling sympathy for new students and … »

  • Scalar: A Digital Take on Physical Space

    As the first Scalar project undertaken at Bryn Mawr Special Collections, I am conscious of my duty to document the process. Scalar has offered me enormous freedom to design the exhibit in any multi- or non-linear way that I wish. »

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    Bryn Mawr College Summer School

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