News & Events

This section of the site lets you know about all the recent updates in the progress of the Digital Center and posts information about events and conferences that we are hosting.

The News section details information on the work of the Center, including newly digitized materials, notices of collaborations or changes in staff, for example.

The Events section details any events we host, which are generally, although not always, on the Bryn Mawr College campus. Full details will always be provided. We will also post information about other events, conferences, seminars, public talks, book launches and other relevant happenings related to the history of women's education. If you have an item you would like us to post, please email us at greenfieldhwe@brynmawr.edu.

Please follow these guidelines when emailing us information about the event:

  1. Include the title of the event
  2. Give the exact date(s) of the event
  3. Provide us with the event web page, URL/blog entry/Twitter handle, etc., where people can get further information.

While we review each submission on a case-by-case basis, here are the general guidelines used to determine if an event should be listed on The Albert M. Greenfield News and Conferences & Events page. Please email us at the address listed above if you wish to clarify any of these guidelines.

We post:

  • Calls for papers for conferences and seminars
  • Calls for contributors to special editions of books or journals dedicated to the history of women's education or related fields
  • Important educational or cultural events that are open to all
  • Information on book launches or other academic events related to the field.

We do not post:

  • Events that promote commercial products or services.
 

News

  • NEH Awards $260,000 Grant to Expand 'College Women' Archives Portal

    The National Endowment for the Humanities has recently awarded a Humanities Collections and Reference Resources grant to Bryn Mawr College that will allow us to expand the cross-institutional archival portal project "College Women" with our seven partner institutions beginning in Summer 2016. »

  • 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. »

  • 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. »

  • "Sisters Launch Digital Archive" in the Alumnae Bulletin

    Thanks to the Bryn Mawr Bulletin for featuring our seven institution collaboration, College Women: Documenting the History of Women in Higher Education in the November 2015 issue. »

Conferences & Events

  • 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. »

  • "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." »

  • 'College Women' Goes West: DLF Forum 2015

    We’re in beautiful Vancouver, BC this week for the Digital Library Federation Forum. On Tuesday afternoon, Greenfield Director Monica Mercado, Bryn Mawr College digital collections librarian Rachel Appel, and Vassar College Libraries digital initiatives librarian Joanna DiPasquale will be presenting … »

  • Women's History in the Digital World 2015

    Visit the Greenfield Center blog and Bryn Mawr College open access repository for details and presenter materials from Women's History in the Digital World, the second conference of The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center, May 21-22, 2015. Video of the conference keynote by The New School historian Claire Bond Potter is now available. »