March 2011

Celebrate Women’s History Month during March!

The Women’s Voices library book displays include biography, memoir, poetry, and more (selected titles highlighted below).

Also check out our Women’s Studies LibGuide, the Library of Congress Women’s History site, and the Smithsonian Magazine special section for Women’s History and Heritage.


Winner of the 2006 Literature for Social Justice Book Award

By Beverly Bell

Format: print

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Beverly’s Bio and Blog at

Description from Cornell University Press
“Haiti, long noted for poverty and repression, has a powerful and too-often-overlooked history of resistance. Women in Haiti have played a large role in changing the balance of political and social power, even as they have endured rampant and devastating state-sponsored violence…”
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Edited by Paula Goldman

Format: print

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View the IMOW Multilingual Online Exhibition

Description from the International Museum of Women (IMOW)
“Presenting the photography, paintings, poetry, fiction, songs, and essays of 105 young women from fifty-seven countries,
Imagining Ourselves captures the energy of the first global generation of women.” Read more…

Edited by Rickie Solinger, et al

Format: print

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Description from University of California Press
“…a gripping collection of writings by and about imprisoned women in the United States, a country that jails a larger percentage of its population than any other nation in the world. This eye-opening work brings together scores of voices…”
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