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TagsMeridian:Arts and Social Change (503), Essays (467), Meridian:Race and Ethnicity (408), Meridian:Philosophy and Critical Studies (283), Meridian:Spirituality and Psychology (237), Meridian:Feminisms (231), Meridian:Global Economy (230), History (230), Meridian:Liberation Movements (221), Meridian:Empire and Hegemony (202) — see all tags

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About meProvisions Research Center for Arts & Social Change
Art & Design Building, Room L002
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MS 1C3
Fairfax, VA 22030
202-670-7768
www.provisionslibrary.org

Provisions is open by appointment to researchers Wednesday-Friday, 12-6pm. To request an appointment use the Contact Us form at our homepage. 48-hour notice is required.

About my libraryIntroduction
Provisions is a research, education and production center investigating the intersections of arts and social change. Provisions is a leading voice advancing knowledge and promoting understanding of a wide-range of social topics, and producing innovative models to critically investigate issues surrounding these topics. With its extensive library, public programming, and research opportunities, it supports artistic, intellectual, and activist endeavors that explore the social dimensions of contemporary culture.

Provisions features programs such as exhibitions, public art, residencies, screenings, workshops, lectures, and publications. To further disseminate its mission and programs, Provisions seeks partnerships and collaborations with artistic, educational, and philanthropic organizations.

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Provisions’ collection offers a unique context to study social change subject areas and topics not easily found in mainstream bookstores, public libraries or the Internet. It is international in scope and perspective, diverse in its voices, and balanced in its commitment to illuminating movements, experiences and struggles for social change. The collection supports the idea that social change is a broad-based endeavor best served by a wholistic and inclusive approach. The value of Provisions' collection lies also in its attentiveness to the intersections between arts and social change, where inspirations for future social models are emerging. The collection is a critical resource for Provisions' ongoing exhibitions, educational and research programs. The inclusion of books, articles and other research materials in exhibitions is a hallmark of Provisions' curatorial strategy.

The library's acquisitions policy centers around gathering vital materials in over thirty subject areas—or Meridians—that collectively define the field of social change studies:

Arts & Social Change
Conflict Transformation
Critical Media
Cultural Diversity
Deliberative Democracy
Empire & Hegemony
Environment
Feminisms
Free Expression
Gender & Identity
Global Economy
Indigenous Cultures
Liberation Movements
Mobility & Migration
Natural Foods
Nature Awareness
Oppression
Peace & Pacifism
Philosophy & Critical Studies
Popular Culture
Public Health
Public Space & the Commons
Race and Ethnicity
Radical Education
Restorative Justice
Rights of Animals
Rights of Humans
Science & Technology Criticism
Sexuality
Shelter & Territories
Spirituality & Psychology
Voices from the Global South
Work & Class
Youth Activism

We welcome support of the collection through the donation of books and other materials.

GroupsA Pearl of Wisdom and Enlightenment, contemporary art, Feminist Theory, Graduate Students, Librarians who LibraryThing, Native/First Nations Literatures & Studies, Philosophy and Theory, Progressive & Liberal!, Science!

Homepagehttp://www.provisionslibrary.org

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Real nameProvisions Learning Project

LocationWashington DC and Fairfax VA

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Member sinceMay 30, 2007

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