Gender History Workshop

The Gender History Workshop brings together Stanford historians from across geographic specialties to present their current research on the histories of women, gender, and sexuality. The workshop meets twice per quarter, usually to discuss pre-circulated paper drafts. For a copy of the upcoming pre-circulated paper, please join the listserv or contact the graduate student organizers, listed below.

2022-2023 Faculty Organizers: 
Estelle Freedman, Fiona Griffiths, & Matt Sommer

2022-2023 Graduate Student Organizers:
Lauren Adams & Luther Cenci

Open to History Department faculty and graduate students

To RSVP and receive readings, click HERE to sign up for the workshop listserv.



October 18, 2022 | 1:00pm in History Corner, Room 307
Souls of Womenfolk: The Religious Cultures of Enslaved Women in the Lower South
Alexis Wells-Oghoghomeh (Stanford Religious Studies)


November 8, 2022 | 12:00pm in History Corner, Room 307
"A Jerusalem Queen and a Holy Gift: An Example of Medieval Queenship"
Ana Núñez (Stanford History)


January 24, 2023 | 12:00pm in History Corner, Room 307
"Silken Sensualities and 'Wayward' Women: High and Low Cultural Labor in Early Modern Bologna"
Meagan Khoury (Stanford Art & Art History)


February 21, 2023 | 12:00pm in History Corner, Room 307
"For Shame: Syphilis, Marriage, and Trauma in Gilded Age America"
Kathryn Olivarius (Stanford History)


April 18, 2023 | 12:00pm in History Corner, Room 307
"'Our Natural Talents': Policewomen and Anti-Prostitution Activism in South Korea, 1946-1949"
Zoë Gioja (Stanford History)


May 16, 2023 | 12:00pm in History Corner, Room 307"From Familia to Market: Bodegueros and the Politics of Place, Gender, and Redevelopment in New York City"
Pedro Regalado (Stanford History)