Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

Women 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

Gender and the Environment
by Nicole Detraz

Political Acts:
Women in Northern Irish Theatre, 1921-2012

by Fiona Coleman Coffey
(Syracuse University Press)

The Uses of Darkness:
Women’s Underworld Journeys, Ancient and Modern

by Laurie Brands Gagne
(University of Notre Dame Press)

Women’s Bands in America:
Performing Music and Gender

edited by Jill M. Sullivan
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Writing Beloveds:
Humanist Petrarchism and the Politics of Gender

by Aileen Feng
(University of Toronto Press)

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