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Fight Like a Girl by
Publication Date: 2016-01-01
Profiles of both famous and lesser-known feminists will be featured alongside descriptions of how their actions affected the overall feminist cause, and unique portraits (artist's renderings) of the feminists themselves.
In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens by
Publication Date: 2011-11-22
What is a womanist? Alice Walker sets out to define the concept in this anthology of early essays and other nonfiction pieces.
Men Explain Things to Me by
Publication Date: 2014-05-20
This collection of seven essays includes the famous title piece as well as other musings on feminism and women's lives.
Feminism Is for Everybody by
Publication Date: 2014-09-26
What is feminism? In this short, accessible primer, bell hooks explores the nature of feminism and its positive promise to eliminate sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression.
North American Women's Letters and Diaries This link opens in a new window
Women's writings from the Colonial period to 1950. Includes writings by Abigail Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Dorothea L. Dix, Julia Ward Howe, and more.
A Room of One's Own by
Publication Date: 2020
Virginia Woolf, in her essay, talks about a woman's right to work. The writer considers a centuries-old story during which a woman was only a silent shadow of a man.
The Second Sex by
Publication Date: 2011-05-03
A powerful analysis of the Western notion of “woman,” and a revolutionary exploration of inequality and otherness.
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by
Publication Date: 2010-6-10
In response to public debate and discussion about the education of women, Mary Wollstonecraft argues that women should be educated according to their station, and that they could be more than mere wives to their husbands and educators to their children.
We Should All Be Feminists by
Publication Date: 2015-02-03
Offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness.
American Women: An Overview
Traces the evolution and current status of the field of women's history, highlights major research themes and concepts, and describes using the wealth of women's history materials in the Library of Congress.
Because of Her Story: Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative
Launched in 2018, The Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative is one of the country’s most ambitious undertakings to research, collect, document, display, and share the compelling story of women.
National Women’s History Museum’s Online Exhibits
Learn about the efforts and achievements of American women from history though online exhibits from the National Women's History Museum. Some highlights include "The Women of NASA," Inventive Women" and "History of American Nursing."
North Carolina Women's History Time Line
Timeline of some of the important events in North Carolina and American women's history.
Vice President Kamala Harris: First, But Not Last
Explore the life and career of Vice President Kamala Harris in this new online exhibit launched on the eve of her historic inauguration
When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807
The New Jersey State Constitution allowed voting by free property owners, Black and white, male and female, until 1807, when a new state law said only white men could vote. The Museum of the American Revolution presents a virtual exhibit exploring this story of women's voting rights over 100 years before the U.S. Constitution guaranteed that right to women nationally.
Women Making History: Ten Objects, Many Stories
Through the exploration of ten iconic objects from the Schlesinger collection, this free, online, self-paced course demonstrates how women created change by embracing education, adopting new technologies, and creating innovative works of art; pushing against discrimination and stepping into new roles in public and in private.
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Women's Studies: The Basics by
Publication Date: 2013-02-11
Sets out the main agendas of women's studies and feminism, exploring the global development of the subject over time, and highlighting its relevance in the contemporary world.
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