Celebrate Pride with the Library!

From Cecelia Parks, Undergraduate Student Success Librarian: Pride Month is a wonderful time to celebrate the contributions to literature, scholarship, art, and society made by members of the LGBTQ community. Below are just a few of the books, films, and … Continue reading

Jewish Life in America features full range of Jewish American experience

For many American Jews, life in the United States began in New York Harbor in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as they sought refuge from persecution in Europe, and later from the horrors of Nazi death camps. The … Continue reading

Recommended reading for Jewish American Heritage Month 2022

May is Jewish American Heritage Month! To help celebrate, UVA librarian for English, Sherri Brown, reached out to a few people in the UVA community for recommended reading with a focus on fiction and memoirs written by Jewish American women. … Continue reading

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage with some great reads!

May is Asian American and Pacific American Heritage Month! Celebrate by reading literature, poetry, and more by Asian American and Pacific Island artists. Here’s a list prepared by Undergraduate Student Success Librarian Haley Gillilan to get you started. POETRY “Night … Continue reading

Celebrate Arab American Heritage Month with great reads from the Library!

April is Arab American Heritage Month and UVA Librarians are celebrating by putting together some resources to help you explore literature, film, and poetry created by Arab Americans! Amy Hunsaker, Librarian for Music and Performing Arts, prepared the following list. … Continue reading

Celebrate Women’s History Month with Library resources!

March is Women’s History Month! A time for commemorating the achievements and contributions of women throughout history. Growing out of the first International Women’s Day on March 8, 1911, Women’s History Month was established when the National Women’s History Project … Continue reading

Celebrate Black history all year round with HistoryMakers Digital Archive

February 28 is the end of Black History Month but not Black history. You can find Black history all year round in the HistoryMakers Video Archive, the largest resource of oral African American history in existence. This fascinating resource contains … Continue reading

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 – October 15, 2021

National Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15 and extends through October 15 2021, taking in the bicentennial independence anniversaries of El Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Mexico, and Chile, and Mexico’s Día de la Raza (Race Day) on … Continue reading