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Green Library - Bing Wing - Room 123B
Lerner, Gerda. Living with History/making Social Change. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
This book is about the process of writing women's history. It centers on the examples of Midwestern women activists in the U.S. Lerner was the founder of Women's History Month and one of the founders of the National Organization of Women ( NOW).
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Most Recent Edition is available via Wilson Art (SULAIR licensed resource)
The Women and Social Movements International Database from Alexander Street Press has just added new content. An additional 33,409 pages has been added, featuring documents from: The Aletta Institute for Women's History The Aletta Institute, based in Amsterdam, is named after Aletta Jacobs, an influential 19th century feminist who was also the first female physician in the Netherlands. The Institute supports women's rights through academic research and cultural studies.
Upcoming Lecture in the Anthropology Department:
On Aesthetics, Beauty and Terror
Professor of Anthropology from Columbia University will present a paper on the considerations of cosmetic surgery--which he calls "cosmic surgery"--
among poor young women in Colombia and connections that he discerns to paramilitary
May 16th, 2011, 12:00-1:15 pm
Conference Room, Bldg. 50, Rm. 51A
Vida: Women in the Literary Arts presents a count that suggests some problems. "The truth is, these numbers don’t lie. But that is just the beginning of this story. What, then, are they really telling us? We know women write. We know women read. It’s time to begin asking why the 2010 numbers don’t reflect those facts with any equity."
Mary Robinson is speaking on April 12, at 7p.m. in Cubberley Auditorium as part of the Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts. To find out more about her and her work check out Free and Equal in Dignity and Rights: The Life and Work of Mary Robinson