Welcome to the MIC libguide for FemFest 2022! In celebration of International Women's Day (IWD) on 8 March 2022, MIC will host FemFest - a week-long schedule of events from 7-11 March, celebrating the social, cultural and economic achievements of women. From roundtable discussions to public lectures and more, FemFest will not only highlight the successes of women, but will also look at the many challenges facing women today and discuss how we can empower women through the promotion of gender equality in our society. We have put together this guide to showcase some of the events, as well as a list of online resources, books and e-books available from the library and library website. If you would like any further information, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Happy browsing!
HerStory: Ireland's Epic Women is a six-part documentary series on RTÉ One television which tells the story of some of Ireland’s most remarkable pioneers in the fields of business, politics, science, the arts, aviation and technology.
The Women's Museum of Ireland, founded in 2012, aims to promote the formal recognition of the role of women in Irish history as well as the role of Irish women abroad.
The Dictionary of Irish Biography features biographies of Irish women such as Constance Markievicz, political activist; Sybil Connolly, fashion designer; Mary Raftery, journalist and Kate O'Brien, novelist.
Drama Online is a digital library that offers play texts from new and established writers. It features plays dealing with feminism and feminist issues.
Women Writers Online is a full-text collection of early women’s writing in English, published by the Women Writers Project at Northeastern University. It includes full transcriptions of texts published between 1526 and 1850, focusing on materials that are rare or inaccessible.
Feminist Studies was the first scholarly journal in women’s studies and remains a flagship publication with a record of breaking new ground in the field. It contains scholarly research, essays, art, book reviews, and poetry, fiction, and creative narrative pertaining to the feminist experience in the social sciences, history, politics, and literature.
United Nations: Learn about the history of International Women's Day.