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Materials for the study of women's experiences, including history, sociology, literature, etc.

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LibGuides are available for all major fields of study at Hanover.

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Reference Resources: a list of items from our Reference collection to be used for topic exploration and development, background knowledge, and fact-checking.

Books/Media: Suggestions for finding books and other items held by the Duggan Library and libraries across the country.

Articles: Suggested databases for finding journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.

Websites: Recommended websites in your subject area.

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Women's Studies

Though Hanover doesn't have a women's / gender studies major, the following departments offer courses specifically related to women's studies. This list is not exhaustive; other departments may also offer courses at least partially devoted to women's/gender studies issues.

Hanover Anthropology Department

Hanover Classical Studies Department

Hanover Communication Department

Hanover English Department

Hanover History Department

Hanover Philosophy Department

Hanover Political Science Department

Hanover Psychology Department

Hanover Sociology Department

Hanover Theological Studies Department

Latest News from the Feminist Daily News


Hanover College Feminists recommends...

HC Feminists is currently on hiatus, but until they become active again, here are some of their recommended websites, news sources, and blogs.

    News, opinion pieces, activism resources, interviews, etc.
  • The Feminist Press (City University of New York)
    University press devoted to "publish[ing] and promot[ing] the most potent voices of women from all eras and all regions of the globe."
  • Feminist Review
    A collective blog, whose "mission is to write reviews from feminist perspectives to explore the world through an anti-oppression lens. We recognize that there are many feminisms and provide a space where those differences can be represented and explored. (That means we want you to add your opinions too.)"
  • National Abortion Federation (NAF)
    "NAF is the professional association of abortion practitioners. We offer information for pregnant women, medical professionals and policymakers on abortion and other options, clinic violence, and ensuring reproductive choice."
  • National Organization for Women: Indiana state chapter
    Activism, news, and opinion pieces from the National Organization for Women.

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Duggan Library Archives