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

Charlotte Perkins Gilman and a Woman’s Place in America
edited by Jill Bergman
(University of Alabama Press)

Feminist Perspectives on Ethics
by Elizabeth Porter

Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf and Worldly Realism
by Pam Morris
(Edinburgh University Press)

Living a Feminist Life
by Sara Ahmed
(Duke University Press)

Mexico’s Nobodies:
The Cultural Legacy of the Soldadera and Afro-Mexican Women

by B. Christine Arce
(State University of New York Press)

Misogyny Online:
A Short (and Brutish) History

by Emma A. Jane
(SAGE Publications)

Staging Women’s Lives in Academia:
Gendered Life Stages in Language and Literature Workplaces

edited by Michelle A. Masse and Nan Bauer-Maglin
(State University of New York Press)

The Great Woman Singer:
Gender and Voice in Puerto Rican Music

by Licia Fiol-Matta
(Duke University Press)

Women’s Activism and “Second Wave” Feminism:
Transnational Histories

by Barbara Molony and Jennifer Nelson
(Bloomsbury Academic)

Writing and Performing Female Identity in Italian Culture
edited by Virginia Picchietti and Laura A. Salsini
(Palgrave Macmillan)

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