February 2024

Celebrate Women’s History Month on the big screen!

This year’s Women’s History Month blog post focuses on another big event that happens every spring: The Oscars! Librarians Anne Causey and Cecelia Parks share books, films, and archival material related to women involved in this year’s Oscar-nominated films and lesser-known women actors and filmmakers through Hollywood history.

Trio of exhibitions examines Black life 100 years ago, with a focus on Central Virginia

As we continue celebrating Black history, we’re taking a look at how the success of “Visions of Progress” inspired the UVA Library curatorial team to continue examining Black life a century ago through two more exhibitions.

From Jacob Lawrence to Tupac Shakur, check out UVA Library’s recommendations for Black History Month 2024

The theme for Black History Month 2024 is “African Americans and the Arts,” and UVA librarians are excited to offer recommendations for books, films, and even datasets that examine Black culture, history, and creativity.