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Women Making History: Showcasing the Feminist Activist Collection
October 16th, 2023, 5:00pm | Milano Room & WVRHC, Downtown Library
Speakers: Judith Stitzel and Jessie Wilkerson
“Women Making History” is a collaborative exhibit that features sections written and curated by students in the WVU History department as well as faculty and staff from WVU Libraries. It features content from several collections that make up the West Virginia Feminist Activist Collection.
Reflections on West Virginia Poet Norman Jordan featuring Brucella Jordan
April 4, 2023, 7:00pm | Milano Room, Downtown Library
Speaker: Brucella Jordan
Lost and Found: What's Next for the West Virginia Feminist Activist Collection
March 9, 2023, 7:00pm
Speakers: Judith Stitzel, Members of the Artemis Sisters
Join WVU Professor Emeritus Judith Stitzel and members of the Artemis Sisters Collective in a conversation about the importance of women collecting and preserving the herstory of their local, state and regional activities for future generations. Artemis was formed in the 1980’s by women living in Morgantown who were interested in fostering and promoting opportunities for creative, social and political engagement. Artemis members will share their experiences of donating materials to the Archive and taking part in oral history interviews.
This is a follow up to the 2021 program, “Don't Throw It Out.”
An Evening with Author Valerie NiemanMarch 7, 2023, 7:30pm | Milano Room, Downtown Library
Speaker: Valerie Nieman
The WVU Humanities Center and the West Virginia Regional History Center are pleased to present author Valerie Nieman, whose papers are housed at WVRHC. Nieman will read from her creative work, with reception and booksigning to follow.