Celebrating Women’s History Month!

Display of library books and DVDs with a collage reading VIVA LA MUJER and Celebrate Women's History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and March 8th is International Women’s Day. To celebrate we selected books from our collection that highlight the contributions and lived experiences of Hispanic, Brazilian, and Caribbean women, in politics, literature, art, and many other fields of work and knowledge. Come check out a book today!

Recommended reading — check our online catalog for these books and more

  • Milanca Guzmán, Mario. Teresa Carreño : gira caraqueña y evocación, 1885-1887. Caracas: Departamento de Relaciones Públicas de Lagoven, 1987. Print. LAC ; ML417.C4 M5 1987
  • Tompkins, Cynthia, and David William. Foster. Notable Twentieth-Century Latin American Women : a Biographical Dictionary. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2001. Print. Reference ; CT3290 .N68 2001
  • Ribeiro, Djamila. Lugar de fala. São Paulo: Sueli Carneiro, 2019. Print. LAC ; HQ1236.5.B6 R53 2019
  • Grimberg, Salomón., Nickolas Muray, and Frida. Kahlo. I Will Never Forget You : Frida Kahlo & Nickolas Muray : Unpublished Photographs and Letters. Authorized U.S. ed. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2006. Print.  LAC ; ND259.K33 A3 2006
  • Burgos, Julia de, and María Magdalena. Solá. Julia de Burgos : yo misma fui mi ruta. 1. ed. Río Piedras, P.R: Ediciones Huracán, 1986. Print. LAC ; PQ7439.B9 Y6 1986
  • Menchú, Rigoberta., and Elizabeth. Burgos-Debray. Me llamo Rigoberta Menchú y así me nació la conciencia. 9a. ed. Barcelona: Seix Barral, 2000. Print.  LAC ; F1465.2.Q5 M38x 2000
  • Barrow-Giles, Cynthia. Women in Caribbean Politics. Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle, 2011. Print. LAC ; HQ1236.5.C27 W664 2011
  • Chancy, Myriam J. A. Searching for Safe Spaces : Afro-Caribbean Women Writers in Exile. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1997. Print.  LAC ; PR9205.05 .C48 1997
  • Snodgrass, Mary Ellen. Caribbean Women and Their Art : an Encyclopedia. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2020. Print.  LAC ; NX523 .S66 2019
  • Holgado Fernández, Isabel. No es fácil! : mujeres cubanas y la crisis revolucionaria. Barcelona: Icaria, 2000. Print. LAC ; HQ1507 .H65 2000
  • Shayne, Julie. They Used to Call Us Witches : Chilean Exiles, Culture, and Feminism. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2009. Print.  LAC ; HQ1236.5.C5 S53 2009
  • Bloom, Harold. Caribbean Women Writers. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 1997. Print. LAC ; PR9205.05 .C37 1997
  • Smart, Evelyn I. Jamaican Women on the Road to Parliament from the 19th to the Early 21st Century : a Perspective on Their Entry, Contribution and Success in Politics. Kingston, Jamaica: Arawak Publications, 2012. Print. LAC ; HQ1236.5.J28 S63 2012
  • LeVine, Sarah (Sarah E.), and Clara. Sunderland Correa. Dolor y Alegría : Women and Social Change in Urban Mexico. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1993. Print.  LAC ; HQ1465.C84 L48 1993
  • Ruíz, Vicki, and Miroslava Chávez-García. Latina Lives, Latina Narratives : Influential Essays. Ed. Miroslava Chávez-García. New York, NY: Routledge, 2021. Print. LAC ; E184.S75 R85 2021

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