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. As an Amazon Associate, WIAReport will earn a fraction of revenue from qualifying purchases.

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

Beauty Diplomacy:
Embodying an Emerging Nation

by Oluwakemi M. Balogun
(Stanford University Press)

Contemporary Women’s Post-Apocalyptic Fiction
by Susan Watkins
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Midlife Crisis:
The Feminist Origins of a Chauvinist Cliché

by Susanne Schmidt (University of Chicago Press)

Naked Agency:
Genital Cursing and Biopolitics in Africa

by Naminata Diabate
(Duke University Press)

Warriors, Witches, Women:
Mythology’s Fiercest Females

by Kate Hodges
(White Lion Publishing)

Women in the Irish Film Industry:
Stories and Storytellers

edited by Susan Liddy
(Cork University Press)

Women’s Cinema in Contemporary Portugal
edited by Mariana Liz and Hilary Owen
(Bloomsbury Academic)

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