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

Dark Age Nunneries:
The Ambiguous Identity of Female Monasticism, 800–1050

by Steven Vanderputten
(Cornell University Press)

Darwinian Feminism and Early Science Fiction:
Angels, Amazons, and Women

by Patrick B. Sharp
(University of Wales Press)

Emancipatory Thinking:
Simone de Beauvoir and Contemporary Political Thought

by Elaine Starvo
(McGill-Queens University Press)

Gender Studies:
Theories, Issues and Concerns

edited by Adrien Driver
(Willford Press)

Lydia Sigourney:
Critical Essays and Cultural Views

edited by Mary Louise Kete and Elizabeth Petrino
(University of Massachusetts Press)

The Palgrave International Handbook of Women and Outdoor Learning
edited by Tonia Gray and Denise Mitten
(Palgrave Macmillan)

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