Women of the Revolution

Pilar Melero, UW-Whitewater Associate Professor of Languages & Literatures and Coordinator of Race and Ethic Studies, will talk about “Women of the Revolution” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Tues., May 2, in UC275A. It’s the last installment of the Latino Heritage Lecture Series for this semester!

cover of book Gender and the Mexican RevolutionAndersen Library can help you learn more, if you’d like, with books such as Gender and the Mexican Revolution: Yucatán women & the realities of patriarchy (3rd-floor Main Collection at HQ1236.5.M6 S65 2009, full text online via ProQuest Ebook Central or Project MUSE, or preview text via Google Books), Fearless women in the Mexican Revolution and the Spanish Civil War (full text online via ProQuest Ebook Central or preview text via Google Books), or learn more about Mexico and other countries as well with Women and revolution in Africa, Asia, and the New World (3rd-floor Main Collection at HQ1236 .W6364 1994 or preview text via Google Books). Articles including “Race, class, and gender in the making of the Mexican revolution” (International Review of Sociology, 1996, vol.6:no.1, pp.139-156) are immediately available to UW-Whitewater students and staff, while others, e.g., “Women and the Mexican Revolution, 1910-1920″ (The Americas, 1980, vol.37:no.1, pp.53-82) would need to be requested from other libraries using the free ILLiad interlibrary loan system (scans of requested articles usually are available in 2-3 weekdays). You also can learn more from the Library of Congress’s web pages on “Women in the Revolution” (part of “The Mexican Revolution and the United States in the Collections of the Library of Congress”).

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About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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