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History of Women's Education

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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.

Daughters of the Samurai: Author Janice Nimura visits Bryn Mawr

Bryn Mawr College is delighted to welcome Janice P. Nimura to campus on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. Nimura is the author of Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey From East to West and Back, published in 2015 by Norton.

Recent News

  • Wiki Education Foundation at Bryn Mawr

    This month, the Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women's Education is pleased to partner with the Wiki Education Foundation to discuss​ how and why instructors might consider building Wikipedia assignments into coursework. On Tuesday, February 16 from 4:30-6pm in Canaday 205, we will host a workshop with Jami Mathewson, Educational Partnerships Manager at Wiki Ed, who will introduce the resources and tools available to support instructors teaching with Wikipedia. »

  • "College Women" at the Digital Library Federation Forum [video]

    The October talk featuring Greenfield Director Monica Mercado, Rachel Appel (Bryn Mawr College Digital Collections Librarian) and Joanna DiPasquale (Vassar College Digital Initiatives Librarian) is now online via The University of British Columbia Open Collections. »

  • "Teaching History through Archives" at AHA 2016

    "Archives Praxis: Supporting Independent Study and Experiential Learning in Special Collections," will feature Bryn Mawr College student research, including "Black at Bryn Mawr" and "We Are/We Have Always Been." »

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    Orals, part two, from the Bryn Mawr College Yearbook, Class of 1908, 1908

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