News & Events

Movers and Shakers: Robin Morgan and the Role of  Ms. Magazine in the Women's Liberation Movement

Thursday, October 20, 3:30-4:30 p.m.Ms Magazine Cover with Wonder Woman
Breedlove Conference Room, 349 Rubenstein Library

Please join us for a conversation with Linda Lumsden, associate professor at the University of Arizona School of Journalism, about her research project, The Ms. Makeover: The survival, evolution, and cultural significance of the venerable feminist magazine. Dr. Lumsden received a Mary Lily Research Grant recipient to conduct research at the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History. Light refreshments will be served.


Uncovering Women’s History at Duke: A Scholars Brownbag with Hayley Farless and Elizabeth George

Thursday, October 27, 12:00-1:30 pm
Five Women at DukeCarpenter Board Room, 249 Rubenstein Library

Join two Duke undergraduate researchers from the Duke History Revisited program as they share their discoveries about women’s past experiences at Duke University. Hayley Farless, ’17, will share highlights from her project “Right to Access: A History of the Duke University Abortion Loan Fund.” Elizabeth George, ’17 (and Rubenstein Library student worker), will share highlights from her project “Success of the Second Sex: Duke University’s Demonstrated Efforts to Empower Women.” Please bring your own lunch; drinks and cookies will be provided. Sponsored by Duke University Archives and the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture.  Duke History Revisited was sponsored by a grant from Humanities Writ Large and funding from the Dean of the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences.

The Common Ground We Meet Upon: Music Exhibit

Through November 1, 2016Ranting Sleazos record cover
Biddle Rare Book Room 

All are invited to tour the new exhibition highlighting music collections in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Several women's history collections with a focus on music as protest are featured, including records from Ladyslipper, Inc., protest songs by Meredith Tax, and music zines from the 1980s and 1990s. The exhibit includes an audio kiosk where visitors can sample some of the records such as Lavender Jane Loves Women.

Ranting Sleazos Never Lost For Words vinyl LP from the Ladyslipper, Inc. Records