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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.

Penn State Professor Emily Grosholz Honored for Her Work on the Philosophy of Science

Penn State Professor Emily Grosholz Honored for Her Work on the Philosophy of Science

Professor Grosholz has been selected as the recipient of the Fernando Gil International Prize in Philosophy of Science presented by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Dr. Grosholz will be honored in Lisbon on April 9.

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.

Boise State University Scholar Wins the Pacific Northwest Book Award in Fiction

Boise State University Scholar Wins the Pacific Northwest Book Award in Fiction

Emily Ruskovich, an assistant professor in the graduate program in creative writing at Boise State University in Idaho, received the 2017 Pacific Northwest Book Award in the fiction category for her debut novel Idaho.

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 Academics Win National Book Awards

Two Women Academics Win National Book Awards

Jesmyn Ward, an associate professor of English at Tulane University, won the National Book Award in fiction and Masha Gessen won the National Book Award in the nonfiction category. Gessen is the John J. McCloy ’16 Professor of American Institutions and International Diplomacy at Amherst 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.

Princeton University's Christy Wampole Honored by the Modern Language Association

Princeton University’s Christy Wampole Honored by the Modern Language Association

Christy Wampole, associate professor in the department of French and Italian at Princeton University in New Jersey, received the Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book.

Oberlin College Scholar Wins Book Award From the Biblical Archaeology Society

Oberlin College Scholar Wins Book Award From the Biblical Archaeology Society

Cynthia Chapman, the Adelia A.F. Johnston and Harry Thomas Frank Professor of Religion at Oberlin College in Ohio, received the Best Book Relating to the Hebrew Bible Award from the Biblical Archaeology 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.

Columbia University Literary Scholar Wins Book Award From the Modern Language Association

Columbia University Literary Scholar Wins Book Award From the Modern Language Association

Branka Arsic is the Charles and Lynn Zhang Professor of English and Comparative Literature and director of graduate studies in English and comparative literature at Columbia University in New York City. She was honored for her 2016 book on Thoreau.

Mount Holyoke Scholar Honored by the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

Mount Holyoke Scholar Honored by the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

Lauret Savoy, the David B. Truman Professor of Environmental Studies at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, won an award for excellence in environmental creative writing for her book Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape.

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.

Two Women Scholars at the University of Nevada Win Book Awards

Two Women Scholars at the University of Nevada Win Book Awards

Sarah Jane Blithe, an assistant professor of communication studies, was honored by the National Communication Association and Greta de Jong, professor of history at the university, received a book award from the Southern Association for Women Historians.

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.

Manisha Sinha Named as the Winner of the 2017 Frederick Douglass Book Prize

Manisha Sinha Named as the Winner of the 2017 Frederick Douglass Book Prize

Dr. Sinha is the James L. and Shirley A. Draper Professor in American History at the University of Connecticut. Professor Sinha was honored for her book The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition (Yale University Press, 2016).

Another Honor for the Writing of University of Kansas Scholar Kij Johnson

Another Honor for the Writing of University of Kansas Scholar Kij Johnson

Kij Johnson, an assistant professor of English at the University of Kansas, received the 2017 World Fantasy Award at the World Fantasy Association convention in San Antonio, Texas. She previously won a Nebula Award for the best short story and a Hugo Award for the nest novella.

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.

Ladee Hubbard to Receive the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence

Ladee Hubbard to Receive the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence

Ladee Hubbard, who teaches in the Africana studies program at Tulane University in New Orleans, is being honored for her debut novel The Talented Ribkins, the story of an African American family whose members have unique superpowers.

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.

Baylor University Historian Wins the Lilly Fellows Program Book Award

Baylor University Historian Wins the Lilly Fellows Program Book Award

Andrea L. Turpin is an associate professor of history at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, won the award that honors “an original and imaginative work that exemplified the principles of faith and learning in the Christian intellectual tradition.”

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 Central Florida Anthropologist Joanna Mishtal Wins Book Award

University of Central Florida Anthropologist Joanna Mishtal Wins Book Award

Joanna Mishtal, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, was chosen as the recipient of the Adele E. Clark Book Award from the ReproNetwork, an organization of scholars who are concerned with reproductive rights and research.

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.

The Society for the Study of Early Modern Women Announces Book Award

The Society for the Study of Early Modern Women Announces Book Award

The book’s editors are Nieves Romero-Diaz, professor of Spanish and chair of the department of Romance languages and culture at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, and Lisa Vollendorf, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Sonoma State University in California.

Dana Spiotta of Syracuse University Wins the St. Francis College Literary Prize

Dana Spiotta of Syracuse University Wins the St. Francis College Literary Prize

The St. Francis College Literary Prize honors authors who have published between three and five books of fiction. The award comes with a $50,000 prize. Spiotta teaches in the master of fine arts in creative writing program at Syracuse University in New York.

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 Arkansas Scholar Wins Book Award From the National Communication Association

University of Arkansas Scholar Wins Book Award From the National Communication Association

Lisa M. Corrigan is an associate professor in the department of communication and director of the gender studies program at the University of Arkansas. Her book explores the role of prison in the emergence of the Black Power movement.

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.

Barnard College's Paige West Earns a Prestigious Book Award

Barnard College’s Paige West Earns a Prestigious Book Award

Paige West, the Claire Tow Professor of Anthropology at Barnard College in New York City, received the Distinguished Book Award from Columbia University Press. The award is given to the author of a book that “brings the highest distinction to Columbia University and Columbia University Press for its outstanding contribution to academic and public discourse.”

Hannah Tavares Wins Book Award From the American Educational Studies Association

Hannah Tavares Wins Book Award From the American Educational Studies Association

Hannah M. Tavares is an associate professor in the College of Education at the University of Hawaii. She was honored for her book Pedagogies of the Image: Photo-Archives, Cultural Histories and Postfoundational Inquiry (Springer, 2016)