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Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

University of Wyoming Scholar Wins Book Award

University of Wyoming Scholar Wins Book Award

Rachel McLean Sailor, an associate professor of art history at the University of Wyoming, has been named the winner of the Barbara Sudler Award from History Colorado. The award is presented biennially to a woman author of a nonfiction book on a western American topic.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

University of Michigan Scholar Wins the Pulitzer Prize in History

University of Michigan Scholar Wins the Pulitzer Prize in History

Heather Ann Thompon, professor of history at the University of Michigan, has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history for her book on the Attica Prison riot of 1971 and its aftermath. She spent 13 years researching and writing the book.

East Carolina University Scholar Wins the Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction

East Carolina University Scholar Wins the Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction

Liza Wieland, a professor of English at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction from the Fellowship of Southern Writers. She will be honored at the groups annual convention this November in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Ling Zhang of Boston College Wins Prize for Best Book on Environmental History

Ling Zhang of Boston College Wins Prize for Best Book on Environmental History

Dr. Zhang’s book centers on the flooding of the Yellow River in China in 1048, an event that changed the lives of millions of residents. Over the next 60 years the population of the region decreased by 50 percent.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Bryn Mawr College Scholar Honored for Her Book on the Tower of Winds in Athens

Bryn Mawr College Scholar Honored for Her Book on the Tower of Winds in Athens

Pamela Webb, a research associate in the department of classical and Near Eastern archaeology at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, has been selected to receive the John Frederick Lewis Award from the American Philosophical Society.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Two Women Professors Win National Book Critics Circle Awards

Two Women Professors Win National Book Critics Circle Awards

Hope Jahren, an American who is a professor at the University of Oslo in Norway, won in the autobiography catergory and Carol Anderson, the Charles Howard Candler Professor and chair of African American studies at Emory University in Atlanta, won in the criticism category.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Author Who Teaches at Berea College in Kentucky Wins Two Book Awards

Author Who Teaches at Berea College in Kentucky Wins Two Book Awards

Crystal Wilkinson, the Appalachian Writer-in-Residence at Berea College in Kentucky, has won the 2016 Weatherford Award for Fiction from the Appalachian Studies Association and the 2017 Judy Gaines Young Book Award from Transylvania University.

Shelley Stamp Named the Winner of the 2017 Michael Nelson Book Prize

Shelley Stamp Named the Winner of the 2017 Michael Nelson Book Prize

Shelley Stamp, a professor of film and digital media at the University of California, Santa Cruz, is being honored by the International Association for Media and History for her book on Lois Weber, a screenwriter, actress, and director in the early days of the film industry in California.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Anne Prescott Earns Book Award from the Association for Asian Studies

Anne Prescott Earns Book Award from the Association for Asian Studies

Anne Prescott, director of the Five College Center for East Asian Studies in Amherst, Massachusetts, won the annual prize that recognizes an outstanding curriculum publication on Asia designed for any educational level.

University of Iowa Scholar Honored for Her Contributions to Southern Journalism

University of Iowa Scholar Honored for Her Contributions to Southern Journalism

Patricia Foster, a professor of English at the University of Iowa, has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 Clarence Cason Award in Nonfiction Writing from the University of Alabama for her critical contributions to southern journalism or literature.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Fordham University Scholar Wins Book Award

Fordham University Scholar Wins Book Award

Shonni Enelow, an assistant professor of English at Fordham University in New York, has been selected to receive the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism for her book on method acting.

Dartmouth College Scholar to Receive the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award

Dartmouth College Scholar to Receive the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award

Vievee Francis, an associate professor of English at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, will be honored in April at a ceremony at Claremont Graduate University in California. The award, which comes with a $100,000 prize, honors a mid-career poet.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Stanford University's Anna Grzymala-Busse Wins the $10,000 Laura Shannon Prize

Stanford University’s Anna Grzymala-Busse Wins the $10,000 Laura Shannon Prize

The award is given out by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana for the best book in European studies that transcends a focus on any one country.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Two Women Professors Earn Seven Sisters Book Awards

Two Women Professors Earn Seven Sisters Book Awards

The Seven Sisters Book Awards were established in 2015 by author Lynne Hinton to honor women writers. Among this year’s four winners are Jacqueline Allen Trimble chair of the department of languages and literatures at Alabama State University and Kathy Giuffre, a professor of sociology at Colorado College.

Hunter College Scholar Wins the 2016 University of Maryland-Phillips Collection Book Prize

Hunter College Scholar Wins the 2016 University of Maryland-Phillips Collection Book Prize

Lynda Klich, an assistant professor in the department of art and art history at Hunter College, won the award for her manuscript entitled The Noisemakers: Estridentismo, Vanguardism, and Social Action in Postrevolutionary Mexico (1921-1927). The book will be published by the University of California Press.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Yale University Art Historian Wins Book Award

Yale University Art Historian Wins Book Award

Kishwar Rizvi, associate professor in the history of art at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, received the Charles Rufus Morey Book Award from the College Art Association. Dr. Rizvi joined the faculty at Yale in 2006 and was promoted to associate professor and granted tenure in 2012.

More Accolades for the Books of Carole Boston Weatherford

More Accolades for the Books of Carole Boston Weatherford

Carole Boston Weatherford, a professor of English at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina, has been selected to receive the Randolph Caldecott Honor and the Coretta Scott King Book Award from the American Library Association.

Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Emory University Scholar Wins National Jewish Book Award

Emory University Scholar Wins National Jewish Book Award

Miriam Udel, an associate professor of Yiddish language, literature, and culture in the department of German studies at Emory University in Atlanta, received the Dorot Foundation Award in Modern Jewish Thought and Experience from the Jewish Book Council.