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Blog Category: Culture and Diversity

Historical Heroines: Medieval Powerhouses

Posted about 9 days ago by Jozlyn H and Stefani H

This post is inspired by Jozlyn’s medieval history professor's passion for Middle Ages-era women, as well as by Stefani's colonial history professor having told her class, “Now that you have this knowledge, you can’t pretend you don’t.” Coming to fruition thanks to two librarians and history nerds, this blog is sure to have you wondering if it always, really has been a “Man’s World”!

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Steinem Sisters Collection & The Silent Witness Project

Posted about 27 days ago by Rebecca S

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Steinem Sisters Collection has teamed up with The Bethany House to spotlight the Silent Witness Project, an awareness initiative for domestic violence. Read further for more information on domestic violence amidst the pandemic, links to resources, as well as book recommendations from our very own Steinem Sisters Collection.

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Pride Month

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Pride Month is observed every year in June and has sparked year-round celebrations, events and nationwide efforts to increase awareness of issues important to the LGBTQ+ community.

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