Women's History Month at LMU
This March, LMU honors Women’s History Month. Join us as we celebrate and promote gender equity, on and off the bluff.
Neurosociology is a Key Paradigm of the Metaverse
Featuring Dr. Olga Maslova, Fulbright Visiting Scholar
March 8, 4:30-6 p.m.
A Celebration of Anna Harrison’s book, Thousands and Thousands of Lovers
March 9, 3:45-5 p.m.
DEI Speaker Series: Tristin Green
March 14, 12-1 p.m. (LLS)
A Heroes Journey: Getting Me Out of My Own Way
March 23, 6:30-9 p.m.
Lesbian Cultural Production and Queer(ing) the Archives
March 23, 5:30-7 p.m.
The Mary Milligan, R.S.H.M. Lecture in Spirituality, "A Time to Speak"
Featuring Mary Catherine Hilkert, O.P.
March 23, 7 p.m.
The librarians and staff of the William H. Hannon Library have curated the following recommended books for learning more about women’s history. Want to explore more titles? Check out the full list at LMU Library Staff Picks and the library’s Women’s Suffrage list.
And Yet They Persisted
By Johanna Neumann
In this sweeping history, the author demonstrates that American women defeated the male patriarchy only after they convinced men that it was in their interests to share political power.
My Beloved World
By Sonia Sotomayor
An instant American icon, the third woman, and the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court, the author tells the story of her life before becoming a judge.
We Should All Be Feminists
By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The author offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness.
Brown Girl Dreaming
By Jacqueline Woodson
In vivid poems, the author shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the civil rights movement.
Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam
By Sylvia Chan-Malik
An exploration of how U.S. Muslim women’s identities are expressions of Islam as both Black protest religion and universal faith tradition.
The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women became Gospel Truth
By Beth Allison Barr
“Biblical womanhood” isn't biblical: It arose from a series of clearly definable historical moments and is more about human power structures than the message of Christ.
Ninth Street Women: Five Painters and the Movement that Changed Modern Art
By Mary Gabriel
These women changed American art and society, tearing up the prevailing social code and replacing it with a doctrine of liberation.
Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval
By Saidiya Hartman
Recreates the experience of young urban black women in the early twentieth century who desired an existence qualitatively different than the one scripted for them.
- Alpha Chi Omega
- Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Tau Kappa Chapter)
- Delight Ministries
- Delta Gamma
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Tau Delta Chapter)
- Delta Zeta
- Kappa Alpha Psi
- Kappa Alpha Theta
- Marians Service Organization
- Pi Beta Phi
- School of Film and Television Industry Women+
- Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
- Sigma Lambda Gamma, Alpha Beta Chapter
- Sisters in Solidarity
- Society of Women Engineers
- The Opportunes
- The Women's Network
- Women's Club Basketball
- Women's Club Soccer
- Women in Politics
Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary
The Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary founded Marymount College, which affiliated and later merged with Loyola University to become Loyola Marymount University; their emphasis on teaching the fine and performing arts was one of their unique contributions when the institutions merged.
Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange
The Sisters of Saint Joseph of Orange have been part of the LMU Community since the affiliation and merger of Loyola University and Marymount College and, since that time, around one-third of the Sisters have participated in the LMU community as administrators, staff, faculty and students.