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Research Guides for Women's and Gender Studies: Welcome!


Welcome to this collective research guide on the subject of Women's and Gender Studies. Click an image to visit a particularly guide. If you are on a phone, turn your phone sideways for better viewing. If you find this guide helpful, but are looking for more information, scroll to the bottom for links to other collective guides on literature and other subjects in the Humanities. At the bottom, you will also learn how to get help with your research.

American Women Writers

Jane Austen

Rachel Carson

Contemporary Feminists 

Emily Dickinson

Disparities in Female Health Care

Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement

Fairy Tales

Gothic Fiction

Joy Harjo

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Human Trafficking

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

LGBTQ+ Resources

Toni Morrison 

Mythology: Collected Research Guides

Sylvia Plath

Remembering the Stonewall Uprising

Researching Mina Loy and Friends

Queer Writers & Poets

Sexual Assault and Rape: Duquesne Resources

Edith Stein

Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Populations

Natasha Trethewey

Simone Weil

Women and Religion

Women & the Avant Garde

Women in STEM

Women Mystics

Women Philosophers 

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This guide was created by Alivia Austin, English Department Intern, and Ted Bergfelt, Humanities Librarian, September 2023