March 2021 marks the one-year anniversary of when much of the U.S. entered various forms of social distancing lockdown as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been a year filled with loss and trauma, disproportionately experienced by those already marginalized in our societies. This public health crisis has been further compounded by the … Read the entire statement >>
Perhaps you already know us for our triennial meeting, The Berkshire Conference on the History of Women (“The Big Berks”). Launched in 1973, it is now the largest gathering of its kind in the world. Learn more about the 2023 Big Berks.
Members are invited to our annual retreats, where many scholars begin their relationship to the organization in an atmosphere designed to promote friendship, relaxation, and networking. Feel free to click around our site to read more about our history, our governance structure, our prizes and our committees. We hope that when you learn more about us you will want to join at the level that is comfortable for you.