News and updates from the Gal’s Guide Library and Research Center for September 18, 2019. Brought to you by popcorn.
Show Notes & Extras:
- The fourth edition of the Gal’s Guide NEWS
- Brought to you by popcorn
- Great article by Tori Avery Popcorn: A Pop History
- Library NEWS
- We hit our 1,000 book goal!!!
- How we got there, Girl Scout Troop 1747 Book Bonanza and a donation from Bob Meadors
- Our current book collection can be found here
- Bonnie is most excited about the addition of Radium Girls by Kate More, This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female and Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jerkins, America’s Women: 400 years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines by Gail Collins
- Your Gal Friday fans we now have a book about Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Conchita Cintron’s biography, two of Ida B. Wells’ books, and a documentary and Alice Guy Blache’s memoir.
- 20 books we are looking for in Movie Month
- Finishing up the bookbuild
- We didn’t get the grant for a physical space
- Researching the idea of a Pop Up Event during Women’s History Month
- If you know of someone we should be talking to about a physical space for the first independent women’s history library email us firstname.lastname@example.org
- Research NEWS
- New article Celebrating #WomenDirectorsAwarenessMonth Female Film & TV Directors Book List
- Check out our friends at Directedbywomen.com
- Start your week off by downloading the Gal’s Guide Podcast and you’ll never have a case of the Monday’s!
- So far Bonnie has talked about Kathleen Shannon & Katie asked if romantic comedies might be bad for women
- Coming up Denise talks about a Dame and Leah talks about a Princess
- End the workweek with Flashback Friday that ties into the cool thing of the week
- Kate’s Take is the Flashback Friday’s this month!
- Check out our research discoveries!
- Podcast Updates
- Listener feedback Yvonne commented on our Facebook page about Babe Didriksen Zaharis Flashback Friday, “LOVE HER! She was my idol and inspiration to get into sports when I saw the movie about her in the 70’s”
- Upcoming Events
- Evolution of Sci-Fi Fandom as part of Spirit & Place Festival. Facebook event page. Eventbrite
- Uhura Training Academy at Starbase Indy on Thanksgiving Weekend
- How to help
- Facebook Birthday donations!
- Next up is Flashback Friday Kate’s Take Wonder Woman, Monday is Denise’s 1 Cool Movie Thing!
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