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Women's Read-In Print Page

About the Read-In

The 8th Annual Women's Read-In will take place on Tuesday March 18th from 11:30am-3:00pm in King 320.  Our theme this year is Celebrating Freedom of Expression.

Please fill out the registration form to let us know what you are planning to read.  We've love to have you share a favorite author or book, but if you don't want to read, feel free to just come and enjoy!

Search Tip: The Catalog

Miami's libraries hold over 3.2 million books, 119,000 maps, 97,000 sound recordings, 20,000 journals, 12,000 videos, and nearly three million pieces of microform. 

To search those materials, use the library catalog.

Freedom Summer

  • Finding freedom : memorializing the voices of freedom summer
    Book edited by Jacqueline Johnson, Western College Archivist
  • Celebrating Freedom Summer
    Celebrating Freedom: Understanding the Past, Building the Future is a university-wide, year-long event—from Fall 2013 through Fall 2014—that provides an opportunity to reflect on the progress made and the efforts yet to come in the United States and globally to ensure the freedom and dignity of all people.
  • Mississippi Freedom Summer Digital Collection
    The Freedom Summer digital collection provides an opportunity to learn more about this milestone in the history of the nation regardless of geographical proximity to Miami.
  • Western College Memorial Archives
    Founded in 1998, the Western College Memorial Archives is dedicated to acquiring and preserving any and all materials related to the Western College for Women.

Women Civil Rights Activists

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Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965 - Davis W. Houck (Editor); David E. Dixon (Editor)
Call Number: King Library (2nd floor) | E185.61 .W828 2009
ISBN: 1604731079
Publication Date: 2009

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Pieces from the Past: voices of heroic women in civil rights - Joan Sadoff (Editor)
Call Number: King Library (2nd floor) | E185.61 .P54 2011
ISBN: 1934690473
Publication Date: 2011

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Freedom's Daughters: the unsung heroines of the civil rights movement from 1830 to 1970 - Lynne Olson
Call Number: King Library (2nd floor) | E185 .O43 2001
ISBN: 0684850125
Publication Date: 2001-02-16

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The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou - Maya Angelou
Call Number: King Library (2nd floor) | PS3551.N464 A17 1994
ISBN: 067942895X
Publication Date: 1994-09-13

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My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr. - Coretta Scott King
Call Number: SW Depository | E185.97.K5 K5
ISBN: 0030810221
Publication Date: 1996-12-01

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Angela Davis-- an autobiography - Angela Y. Davis
Call Number: King Library (2nd floor) | E185.97.D23 A32
ISBN: 0717806677
Publication Date: 1974

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Affirmative Acts: political essays - June Jordan
Call Number: King Library (2nd floor) | E185.615 .J668 1998
ISBN: 0385492251
Publication Date: 1998-10-20

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The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer - Maegan Parker Brooks (Editor); Davis W. Houck (Editor)
Call Number: King Library (2nd floor) | E185.97.H35 A5 2011
ISBN: 1604738227
Publication Date: 2010-12-03

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I Put a Spell on You: the autobiography of Nina Simone - Nina Simone; Svetlana Boym
Call Number: Music Library | ML420.S5635 A3 2003
ISBN: 0306813270
Publication Date: 2003-09-04

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Ella Baker: Community Organizer of the Civil Rights Movement - J. Todd Moye
Call Number: E-book
ISBN: 1442215658
Publication Date: 2013-09-12

Feminist Scholarship


Women's Read-In 2014


GoodReads- Women Authors

Miami\ University's bookshelf: women-authors

I've Got Your Number: A NovelDangerous Women: The Perils of Muses and Femmes FatalesVoicing Our Visions: Writings by Women ArtistsWe Flew over the Bridge: The Memoirs of Faith RinggoldThe Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-PortraitGraphic Women: Life Narrative and Contemporary Comics

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Feminist Theory

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Full frontal feminism : a young women's guide to why feminism matters - Jessica Valenti
Call Number: King Library (2nd floor) | HQ1155 .V35 2007
ISBN: 1580052010

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Feminism is for everybody : passionate politics - bell hooks
Call Number: King Library (2nd floor) | HQ1190 .H67 2000
ISBN: 0896086291

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The feminine mystique - Betty Friedan
Call Number: King Library (2nd floor) | HQ1420 .F7 1974
ISBN: 0440324971

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Gender trouble : feminism and the subversion of identity - Judith Butler
Call Number: King Library (2nd floor) | HQ1154 .B88 1990
ISBN: 0415389550

Women's History at Miami University


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