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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.

Michigan State University Historian Wins Prestigious Book Award

Michigan State University Historian Wins Prestigious Book Award

LaShawn Harris, an associate professor of history at Michigan State University in East Lansing, received the 2017 Philip Taft Prize from the Labor and Working-Class History Association and the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Alabama State University Professor Wins the 2017 Balcones Poetry Prize

Alabama State University Professor Wins the 2017 Balcones Poetry Prize

Jacqueline Allen Trimble, chair of the department of languages and literatures at Alabama State University in Montgomery, was named as the recipient of the 2017 Balcones Poetry Prize from the Balcones Center for Creative Writing at Austin Community College.

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.

Roberta Trites Is the First American Woman to Win the International Brothers Grimm Award

Roberta Trites Is the First American Woman to Win the International Brothers Grimm Award

Roberta Trites, a distinguished professor of English at Illinois State University will be honored in October by the International Institute for Children’s Literature in Osaka, Japan, for her for outstanding research in children’s literature.

Rice University Scholar Wins the 2017 Book Prize From the American Philosophical Association

Rice University Scholar Wins the 2017 Book Prize From the American Philosophical Association

Gwen Bradford, an associate professor of philosophy at Rice University in Houston, Texas, was awarded the prize that is given every other year to a young scholar who is the author of the best book on philosophy published over the past two years.

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.

Marta Gutman of the City University of New York Honored by the Society of Architectural Historians

Marta Gutman of the City University of New York Honored by the Society of Architectural Historians

The Spiro Kostof Award from the Society of Architectural Historians is given to the author of a book that made the greatest contribution to the understanding of the growth and development of cities. Dr. Gutman received the award earlier this month in Glasgow, Scotland.

Clemson University Scholar Wins Book Award From the Rhetoric Society of America

Clemson University Scholar Wins Book Award From the Rhetoric Society of America

Cynthia Haynes, professor of English at Clemson University in South Carolina, has won the annual book prize from the Rhetoric Society of America. Professor Haynes has taught at Clemson University since 2006.

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.

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.