International Encyclopedia of Protest and Revolution covers protest and revolution and social movements from 1500.
International Encyclopedia of Social & Behavioral Science is another rich source of overview essays;
Check Kanopy for films online
and the Snell Library catalog for resources--
including DVDs, such as Revealing Hate , which " explores the difficult and often hidden world of hate groups in the United States. This gripping documentary blends now familiar archival footage of KKK rallies with disturbing images of white supremacists still active today. Through separate vignettes, the film tells the stories of those who have prosecuted, photographed, protested, infiltrated, and even participated in hate groups, shedding light on these philosophies that continue to run deep within the fringes of our society."
The database, Statista is a resource for infographics.
Online audio collection at Smithsonian Global Sound --there is a category for struggle and protest.
The Labor Film Database Browse this collection of clips and films by topic or type of occupation.
Week 1: Social Movements, Representations, and Documentary Film
Check Scholar OneSearch-->Library Catalogs for books and ebooks NOTE: this searches like Google, so if you are looking for the phrase, social movements, you will need to enclose it in quotation marks--"social movements"
Week 2: The Wobblies & the Early 20th Century Labor Movement
IWW Historical Archives includes dictionary, chronology and primary sources.
IWW Photograph Collection page at University of Washington including the IWW Red Songbook
Week 3 The Civil Rights Movement & the Origins of 1960s Protest
Black Power! The Movement, the Legacy from
Civil Rights Digital Library (University of Georgia)
Equal Justice Institute Report on Lynchings in America
A re-examination of The Great Migration and lynchings as racial terrorism.
Voices from the Southern Civil Rights Movement from the American Archive of Public Broadcasting, a collaboration between the Library of Congress and WGBH.
Week 4: Student, Anti-War, & Counter-Culture Movements of the 1960s
Week 5: The Black Panthers
The New Black Panthers, online video from the National Geographic Channel
Week 6: The Weather Underground
Week 7 The American Indian Movement
Week 8: Women's and Gay/Lesbian Liberation Movements
SlutWalks and the Future of Feminism. Washington Post, June 3, 2011
State Equality Index Report by Human Rights and Equality Federation on protections not provided to LGBT citizens--by state.
Week 9: Environmental/Climate Justice Movements
Can't Take No More a film on the history of OSHA, narrated by Studs Terkel
Economics of Climate Change is a project of Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School. Includes policy papers, gray literature and multimedia presentations, accessible through PolicyFile
Week 10: Anti-Corporate Globalization Movements
Week 11: Immigrant rights/Anti-Immigration Movements
Ethnic NewsWatch database Includes journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and minority presses. Ethnicities include: African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Native People.
Week 12: The Tea Party
The Tea Party : a brief history
Formisano, Ronald P., 1939-
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press 2012
Available at Snell Library Stacks (JK2391.T43 F67 2012 )
"The Truth About the Tea Party" by Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone Magazine
Week 13: The Arab Spring
The Arab Spring: A Year of Revolution--listen to the story on NPR's "All Things Considered", December 17, 2011.
Lindsey, R. A. (Jul 29, 2013). What the Arab Spring Tells Us About the Future of Social Media in Revolutionary Movements. Small Wars Journal
Week 14: #Occupy Everywhere!