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On Exhibit: Books in Honor of Women’s History Month

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books on display March 2023 for Women's History Month
March 8, 2023

This exhibit includes a selection of the library’s print books about women published within the past five years. The books cover a wide variety of issues affecting women’s lives, cultural contexts, political work, artistic achievements, and other issues. The library has an additional 383 e-books and open access online books with subjects about women that were published from 2018 to 2023.

We celebrate Women’s History Month by “commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.” (

List of books on display:

Hearts of Our People : Native Women Artists
Kicking Center : Gender and the Selling of Women’s Professional Soccer
Jewish Radical Feminism : Voices from the Women’s Liberation Movement
Contemporary Black Women Filmmakers and the Art of Resistance
Being Muslim : a Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam
Women in the Crossfire : Understanding and Ending Honor Killing
Behind the Veil : a Critical Analysis of European Veiling Laws
The Lady Swings : Memoirs of a Jazz Drummer
Troubled Memories : Iconic Mexican Women and the Traps of Representation
A Lab of One’s Own : Science and Suffrage in the First World War
Brown Beauty : Color, Sex, and Race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II
God Save the Queens : the Essential History of Women in Hip-Hop
Soviet Women and Their Art : the Spirit of Equality
Gendered Vulnerability : How Women Work Harder to Stay in Office
Blood Letters : the Untold Story of Lin Zhao, a Martyr in Mao’s China
Black Diamond Queens : African American Women and Rock and Roll
Mothers of Massive Resistance : White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy
AfroLatinas and LatiNegras : Culture, Identity, and Struggle from an Intersectional Perspective
Women and Borders : Refugees, Migrants and Communities
Liberating Hollywood : Women Directors and the Feminist Reform of 1970s American Cinema
Women and Exilic Identity in the Hebrew Bible
Sax Appeal : Ivy Benson and Her All-Girls Band
Women Refugee Voices from Asia and Africa : Travelling for Safety