Oviatt Library

Women's History Month - Women’s Work: Activism for Change

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 7:45am to Friday, March 31, 2023 - 11:45pm

University Library Lobby and Online
Collage of historical photos of women

The CSUN University Library invites you to celebrate Women's History Month, with our Physical and Virtual Book Displays, and our Media Wall slideshow. Titles selected from the collection, recounts how women, both individually or as a group movement saw social injustice and worked for change through protest and activism whether for movements to gain advancements for abolition, suffrage, labor rights, reproductive rights, education reform, mental health rights, racial and environmental justice, mental health advocacy, ADA rights, Title XI, LGBTQ rights, equal protection under the law, equitable representation, gender wage pay gap improvements, same-sex marriage rights as well as freedom of religion and freedom of speech and so much much more. Women through activism have created change and helped write the story of political activism in America and worldwide.

Physical Book Display

March 3rd to March 31st
Library Lobby (Next to the Freudian Sip)

Stop by our book display located in the Library and find something to learn about Women's History. Please make sure to checkout your pick with Guest Services.

Media Wall Slideshow

Main Floor, ASRS Viewing Room, East Wing

Check out our Women's History Month slideshow powered by one of the fantastic databases the Library makes available: ARTstor.

Virtual Book Display

View our Virtual Book Display on the University Library event page:

Women’s Work: Activism for Change

Image Credits: (TL) Jacqueline Cochran - American Pilot, (TR) Women Electric Welders at Hog Island Shipyard, 1918, (BL) Woman suffrage in Wyoming Territory. -- Scene at the polls in Cheyenne, (BR) Operating a hand drill at Vultee-Nashville, woman is working on a “Vengeance” dive bomber, Tennessee. Source: Women's History Images