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HCYG Social Gathering at SHCY Meeting

Are you attending the SCHY conference in Nottingham? The History of Childhood and Youth Group of the Canadian Historical Association invites you to a gathering for Canadian scholars and any other interested colleagues.

The HCYG at the CHA Annual Meeting

The Canadian Historical Association’s Annual Meeting will be held at the University of Victoria, June 3-5, 2013. Please find below a list of panels, individual papers, and posters about the history of children and youth.


Related History of Childhood and Youth Presentations at Congress

HCYG members may be interested in other associations presenting research on the history of childhood and youth at the 2013 Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Victoria.

Joint day of Congress CAAS and CALACS

Transatlantic childhoods: Africa and Latin America / Enfances transatlantiques: Afrique et Amérique latine

Panel sponsored by the Canadian Historical Association

 Friday May 3rd, 2013,  11-12:30  Carleton University, Tory Building 342

Joint day of Congress CAAS and CALACS (Canadian Association of African Studies and Canadian Association of Latin American and Canadian Studies)

Chair: Dominique Marshall, Canadian Historical Association and Carleton University


Call for Nominations: Best Article and Book Awards

The Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) is pleased to call for nominations for the Best Journal Article award and Grace Abbott Best Book award published in English on the history of children, childhood, or youth (broadly construed) published in calendar years 2011 or 2012.  For more information on nomination deadlines and procedures, please visit,

CFP - Children and Childhood Network of the Social Science History Association

The Children and Childhood Nework of the Social Science History Association is looking for paper or session proposals for their conference taking place November 21-24, 2013 in Chicago.  For more information on the conference as well as the general call for proposals, please refer to the SSHA website:

CFP- Body and Construction of Age Categories: From Childhood to Adolescence

The Conference "Body and Construction of Age Categories: From Childhood to Adolescence" which will be held in Strasbourg on September 18th/19h 2013 and in Metz on September 20th 2013. Contributors are invited to send a 3000-character (including spaces) abstract before 30 March to both: Nicoletta Diasio ( and Virginie Vinel (

Author Interview

Stuart Henderson, author of Making the Scene: Yorkville and Hip Toronto in the 1960s was recently interview by New Books in History about the youth movement in 1960s Yorkville. Making the Scene was the recipient of the 2012 Champlain Society's Chalmer's Award in Ontario History and the 2012 Clio Prize (Ontario) awarded by the Canadian Historical Association.


CFP - Journal of Graduate Research in Young People’s Materials and Culture

Message from the JGR: Based at the University of British Columbia the Journal of Graduate Research in Young People’s Materials and Culture (JGR) is a peer-reviewed open-access e-journal publishing graduate student research in the areas of children’s and young adult literature, childhood studies, and cultural studies related to children and young people. We are currently selecting manuscripts for our winter 2013 issue.


Call for proposals: SHCY Co-sponsorship at 2014 AHA Annual Meeting

A message from SHCY: As an official American Historical Association affiliate, the Society for the History of Childhood and Youth co-sponsors sessions at the AHA’s annual meetings. SHCY is pleased to have co-sponsored (with the AHA) three sessions at the 2013 meeting, and to have been the single sponsor of a fourth panel. SHCY’s Outreach Committee is soliciting full panel proposals for possible co-sponsorship at the 2014 AHA meeting in Washington D.C.


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