Recent Books That May Be of Interest to Women Scholars

books2Women in Academia Report regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of WIAReport.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Confronting Visuality in Multi-Ethnic Women’s Writing
by Angela Laffen
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Emilie Davis’s Civil War:
The Diaries of a Free Black Woman in Philadelphia, 1863-1865

edited by Judith Giesberg et al.
(Pennsylvania State University Press)

Global Perspectives on Gender and Space:
Engaging Feminism and Development

edited by Ann M. Oberhauser and Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo

Integral Voices on Sex, Gender, and Sexuality:
Critical Inquiries

edited by Sarah E. Nicholson and Vanessa D. Fisher
(State University of New York Press)

Shakespeare and the Performance of Girlhood
by Deanne Williams
(Palgrave Macmillan)

The Beauty Trade:
Youth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization

by Angela B.V. McCracken
(Oxford University Press)

Toni Morrison:
Memory and Meaning

edited by Adrienne Lanier Seward and Justine Tally
(University Press of Mississippi)

Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
edited by Amy Helene Kirschke
(University Press of Mississippi)

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