Women’s History Month at University of Maryland, College Park

Women Archers Ready to Fire

Women Archers Ready to Fire. Image may be under copyright. From The Terrapin, 1936 University of Maryland Yearbook.

For students and the UMD community celebrating women’s history month, here are some upcoming events and resources to keep in mind. These are only a few events going on. Share more UMD Women’s History Month events and resources in the comments below! Stay in touch with our blog for more Women’s History Month discussion.


TODAY, March 13, 2013, 3:00 PM

Women’s History Month Event:Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson by Barbara Ransby. Nyumburu

March 15, 2013

If you vote for a photo from the Women of Our World Photo Contest by March 15, your vote is matched by a dollar donated to a new scholarship fund for deserving female students at The Universities at Shady Grove.

March 17, 2013

Women’s History Month Display Case features Dorothy Parker, Clara Barton, Djuna Barnes, and the Associated Women Students of University of Maryland in “Defining Normal”

March 25, 2013

The Stamp Student Union: Get your tickets for Voices of Social Change: Gloria Steinem, Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 6:30PM to 8:10PM in the Hoff Theater, STAMP

March 26, 2013, 4:30 PM

Speaking of Books: Jo Paoletti, author of Pink and Blue: Telling the Boys from the Girls in America

March 29, 2013, 1:15PM

Women’s History Month Lecture: Female Sport and the Legacy of the Eternally Wounded Woman. Dr. Patricia Vertinsky. Hult Lecture Series, School of Public Health

April 1, 2013, 7:30PM

CSPAC: A conversation about women and resistance

April 2, 2013 5:30 PM

CSPAC: Women on the Front Line: the struggles of Iranian women over the past 30 years

Articles and news:

March 1, 2013

Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries: ‘How We Might Live’ features Art Nouveau Edition of ‘The Defense of Guenevere’, illustrated by Jessie M. King

March 12, 2013

UMD Right Now: Bias Blocks Women in Science, by UMD researcher Waverly Ding



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