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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.

Call for Papers: Women's History in the Digital World 2015

Women’s History in the Digital World 2015, the second conference of The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education, will be held on the campus of Bryn Mawr College on May 21-22.

Recent News

  • Can #DH Answer Our Questions? Looking Ahead to AHA 2015

    It's finals week at Bryn Mawr, which means that campus is getting quieter by the day. But for historians like me, the December break also requires getting ready for the American Historical Association annual meeting, where I'll be chairing a panel featuring work at the intersection of women's and gender history and the digital humanities. »

  • Evolution and Tradition: Learning from Digital Culture while Honoring the Past

    Most of our past reflections on the relationship between our digital mode and the content we publish have been concerned with how different platforms influence the messages we craft. However, we haven’t given as much space to the equally interesting matter of how the culture surrounding digital tools resonates with aspects of our subject matter. Does "digital culture" have lessons to offer the traditional academic culture of colleges and universities, especially those that are attempting to address issues of social inequality on campus? »

  • Bryn Mawr Teach-In on Race, Higher Education, Rights and Responsibilities

    On Tuesday, November 18 from 7 to 9pm, the Greenfield Digital Center joined members of the Bryn Mawr community for a Teach-In on Race, Higher Education, Rights and Responsibilities in Thomas Great Hall. »

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

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