Christine Messina

The personal connection between students and faculty in the Women’s Studies program is one of the main things that attracted me to the minor.
– Christine Messina ’07, English major, women’s studies minor

Library Resources

Looking for some good Women’s Studies books to read or movies to watch?
Here are some new ones at the Lamson Library!

Mammy: A Century of Race, Gender, and Southern Memory
Kimberly Wallace-Sanders
Location: Upper Level PS173.D65 W35 2008  

Changed for good : a feminist history of the Broadway musical
Stacy Wolf
Location: Upper Level  ML2054 .W64 2011  

Frontier feminist : Clarina Howard Nichols and the politics of motherhood
Marilyn S. Blackwell and Kristen T. Oertel
Location: Lower Level  HQ1413.N52 B53 2010  

Getting in the Game : Title IX and the women’s sports revolution
Deborah L. Lake
Location: Lower Level  KF4166 .B73 2010  

Unruly girls, unrepentant Mothers: redefining feminism on screen
Kathleen Rowe Karlyn
Location: Lower Level  PN1995.9.W6 K37 2011

Dangerous Curves : action heroines, gender, fetishism, and popular culture
Jeffery A. Brown
Location: Upper Level  PN1995.9.W6 B76 2011  

Gender and climate change : an introduction
edited by Irene Denkelman
Location: Upper Level  QC903 .G47 2010  

Fantastic women : 18 tales of the surreal and the sublime
edited by Rob Spillman ; introd. by Joy Williams
Location: Upper Level  PS648.F3 F353 2011

Alice Staples ( astaples@plymouth.edu) is the Archives and Special Collections Librarian at Lamson Library, and is the Library Liaison to the Women’s Studies Council! Click here to send her a comment or question about library materials relating to Women’s Studies!

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