New Exhibit: Approaching Gender Violence in the Miriam Schapiro Archives of Women Artists and Douglass Vertical Files on Women
In conjunction with the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence annual campaign (November 25–December 10), Douglass Library is proud to host the exhibition "Approaching Gender Violence in the Miriam Schapiro Archives of Women Artists and Douglass Vertical Files on Women." This exhibition, curated by Stephanie Crawford of our Special Collections and University Archives, examines various ways in which feminists and feminist artists have depicted and discussed violence against women and the repercussions experienced against women in various institutions.
The exhibition examines violence against women in three ways—rape, sexism and violence, and sexism in education—and highlights and makes accessible (visually) various library collections and connects them to the theme of gender violence. It includes resources in the Heresies Collective Inc., Women’s Caucus for Art, Judy Brodsky Papers, Miriam Schapiro Papers (including Chrysalis Publications), Lucy Lippard Women’s Artist Registry, Contemporary Women Artist Files, Erena Rae Papers, Douglass Vertical Files on Women (Douglass Library), and images from the Center for Women's Global Leadership Poster Collection.
The 16 Days of Activism international campaign originated as an initiative of the Center for Women's Global Leadership. The exhibition will be up through December 2016.