The National Women’s History Project celebrates each March as Women’s History Month. The theme for 2011 is “Our History is Our Strength.”
To honor this occasion, Bibliology will feature profiles of renowned female authors and poets through the month of March. We encourage our readers to comment and share their thoughts on the works and lives of these amazing women who have contributed to history not just with their lives and actions, but with their words.
From the NWHP website:
“Our shared history unites families, communities, and nations. Although women’s history is intertwined with the history shared with men, several factors – social, religious, economic, and biological – have worked to create a unique sphere of women’s history.
The stories of women’s achievements are integral to the fabric of our history. Learning about women’s tenacity, courage, and creativity throughout the centuries is a tremendous source of strength. Until relatively recently, this sphere of women’s history was overlooked and undervalued. Women’s achievements were often distorted, disdained, and denied. But, knowing women’s stories provides essential role models for everyone. And role models are genuinely needed to face the extraordinary changes and unrelenting challenges of the 21st century.”