2/12/2009

Want the background behind The Vagina Monologues?

UB's performance of Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues is part of the V-Day campaign, an international movement to end violence against women and girls. If you are interested in learning more about ending violence against women, Langsdale Library resources can help you learn more:

Books at Langsdale Library: Fiction
Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen. New York: Random House, 1998. PS3567.U336 B58 1998

The Color Purple by Alice Walker. Orlando: Harcourt, 2003. PS3573.A425 C6 2003

Push by Sapphire. New York: Vintage Contemporaries, 1997. PS3569.A63 P87 1997

Books at Langsdale Library: Non-Fiction

The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler. 10th Anniversary Edition. New York: Villard, 2008. PS3555.N75 V3 2008

Women and Violence by Barrie Levy. Berkeley, CA: Seal Press, 2008. HV6250.4.W65 L49 2008

Sexual Enslavement of Girls and Women Worldwide by Andrea Parrot and Nina Cummings. Westport, CN: Praeger, 2008. HQ281 .P37 2008

Gender-based Violence edited by Geraldine Terry with Joanna Hoare. Oxford: Oxfam, 2007. HV6250.4.W65 G463 2007

The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help by Jackson Katz. Naperville, Il: Sourcebooks, Inc, 2006. HV6250.4.W65 K39 2006

Ending Violence Against Women: From Words to Action published by the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women. New York: United Nations, 2006. HV6250.4.W65 U55 2006

Knowing What We Know: African American Women’s Experiences of Violence and Violation by Gail Garfield. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2005. HV6250.4.W65 G37 2005

Violence Against Women: Classic Papers edited by Raquel Kennedy Bergen, Jeffrey L. Edleson, and Claire M. Renzetti. Boston: Pearson/Allyn, 2005. HV6250.4.W65 V563 2005

Stalking and Domestic Violence: Current Issues edited by L.G. Wang. New York: Novinka Books, 2004. HV6594 .S718 2004

Films at Langsdale

Domestic Violence in Maryland: What To Do When it Happens to You, 2004

God Sleeps in Rwanda, 2004

Safe: Inside a Battered Women’s Shelter, 2000 (VHS format)

To learn more about V-Day, please visit http://www.vday.org.

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