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Research Information & Web Links for Women's Studies

Library Resources

Women Studies Abstracts - Pius Library Reference, Z7962.W65

Women's Studies Database - Women's Studies International (Must have valid SLU email to enter site)

Select Women's Studies Journals
full text databases available for SLU students and Faculty

Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies-a critical forum where the problematic of differences is explored in texts ranging from the literary and the visual to the political and social.

Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies- broad mix of scholarly work, personal essays, and the arts and to multicultural and interdisciplinary perspectives offered in accessible language.

Gender and Society-examines gender as one of the foundations of every existing social order.

Hypatia: a Journal of Feminist Philosophy- journal for scholarly research at the intersection of philosophy and women's studies.

Journal of Women's History- devoted exclusively to the international field of women's history.

Legacy: Journal of American Women Writers- focuses specifically on American women's writings from the seventeenth through the mid-twentieth century

NWSA Journal-interdisciplinary, multicultural feminist scholarship linking feminist theory with teaching and activism.

Organizations and Discussion Groups

National Women's Studies Association - supports and promotes feminist/womanist teaching, learning, and research. http://www.nwsa.org

WMST-L Discussion Group - an international email forum for discussion of Women's Studies teaching and research.
http://research.umbc.edu/~korenman/wmst/wmst-l_index.html

H-Women Discussion Network - moderated electronic forum for discussion of women's history across all eras and regions.
http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~women/

Resources for Studying Feminist Issues
General information and links to more resources—a good place to start.

Core List in Women's Studies -from the University of Wisconsin. List of core publications in women's studies. Updated regularly. http://womenst.library.wisc.edu/%20

Feminist.Com- feminist topics including reproductive rights, suffrage, rape, abuse,sexual harassment, education, and parenting. http://feminist.com/

Voice of the Shuttle: Gender Studies – from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Offers links to sites about women's studies and feminist theory, queer studies, men's movements, and cyber gender and tech gender. http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=2711

Women's Studies Hot list – from Northern Arizona University. Directory of internet resources on women, gender, and feminism. http://www4.nau.edu/womensstudies/resources.html

Women's Studies Resources - from the University of Iowa. Links and information on activism, literature, art, history and feminist theory. http://bailiwick.lib.uiowa.edu/wstudies/

WSS LINKS Women and Gender Studies Web Sites – from MIT. Provides access to a range of resources on women’s and gender studies. http://libr.org/wss/wsslinks/index.html

WMST-L File Collection - listserv archive of women's studies topics. http://research.umbc.edu/~korenman/wmst/wmsttoc.html

Government Resources

United States Congress-
House of Representatives: www.house.gov
Senate: www.senate.gov

United States Supreme Court: www.supremecourtus.gov

Social Science

Select History, Sociology, and Political Science oriented websites.

Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement - from Duke University Special Collections. Transcribed texts and scanned images of articles, pamphlets, flyers, and booklets from the early years of the U.S. Women's Liberation Movement. http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/wlm/

Internet Women’s History Sourcebook – from Fordham University. Sources on Women's history.http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/women/womensbook.html

Women's Intellectual Contributions – from Webster University. Famous women in the history of anthropology, psychology, social work,and sociology - their lives and work. http://www.webster.edu/~woolflm/women.html

Herstory: An Exhibition – from the University of Saskatchewan. Entries on famous and significant women in history, the arts, society,the professions, and politics. http://library2.usask.ca/herstory/index.html   

Struggling to Move Up The Ladder: The Glass Ceiling - http://www.allmysons.com/knoxville/moving_up_the_ladder.aspx

Humanities
Select Literature and Arts oriented websites.

A Celebration of Women Writers – from the University of Pennsylvania. Texts, recordings, and links to information about women writers. http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century - from the collections of the New York Public Library. Includes texts and resources. http://digital.nypl.org/schomburg/writers_aa19/

National Museum of Women in the Arts - Information about women artists and their experiences. http://www.nmwa.org/

Select Women's Studies Programs at Jesuit Universities

Boston College, http://www.bc.edu/schools/cas/ws/

Loyola, Chicago, http://www.luc.edu/wsgs/

Georgetown, http://wgsp.georgetown.edu/

Marquette, http://www.marquette.edu/wstudies/




 

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