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A Celebration of Books of GCWS Authors

  • The Moore Room, Building 6, Room 321 32 Vassar Street Cambridge, MA, 02139 United States (map)

Celebration of Books of GCWS Authors

Join us to celebrate recently published works on topics in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.  The event will feature over 30 books published since 2013. The evening will include a book table where you can peruse copies of the featured works and very short book talks by our featured authors.  

The list of authors and books that we will be highlighting includes: 

Ping-Ann AddoCreating a Nation with Cloth: Women, Wealth, and Tradition in the Tongan Diaspora (Berghahn Books, 2013) 

Gannit AnkoriFrida Kahlo (University of Chicago Press, 2013) 

Rosalind Barnett and Caryl RiversThe New Soft War on Women: How the Myth of Female Ascendance is Hurting Women, Men – and Our Economy (Tarcher/Penguin, 2015)

Nancy BauerHow to Do Things With Pornography (Harvard University Press, 2015) 

Linda BlumRaising Generation Rx: Mothering Kids with Invisible Disabilities in an Age of Inequality (NYU Press, 2015) 

Sari EdelsteinBetween the Novel and the News: The Emergence of American Women’s Writing (University of Virginia Press, 2014) 

Shoshanna EhrlichRegulating Desire: From the Virtuous Maiden to the Purity Princess (SUNY Press, 2014) 

Janet L. FreedmanReclaiming the Feminist Vision: Consciousness-Raising and Small Group Practice (McFarland, 2014)Jill Greenlee: The Political Consequences of Motherhood (University of Michigan Press, 2014) 

Shahla HaeriLaw of Desire: Temporary Marriage in Shi’i Iran (Revised Edition) (Syracuse University Press, 2014) 

Karen HansenEncounter on the Great Plains: Scandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930 (Oxford University Press, 2013) 

Hilde HeinMuseums and Public Art: A Feminist Vision 

Sharlene Hesse-BiberWaiting for Cancer to Come: Genetic Testing and Women’s Medical decision Making for Breast and Ovarian Cancer (University of Michigan Press, 2014)and Feminist Research Practice: A Primer (2nd Edition) (Sage Publications, 2013) 

Holly JacksonAmerican Blood: The Ends of the Family in American Literature, 1850-1900 (Oxford University Press, 2014) 

Carla KaplanMiss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance (Harper Perennial, 2013) 

Sue LanserThe Sexuality of History: Modernity and the Sapphic, 1565-1830 (University of Chicago Press, 2014) 

Sue Lanser and Robyn WarholNarrative Theory Unbound: Queer and Feminist Interventions (Ohio State University Press, 2015) 

Sarah LeonardFragile Minds and Vulnerable Souls: The Matter of Obscenity in Nineteenth-Century Germany (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015) 

Caroline LightThat Race of Pride and Character: The Roots of Jewish Benevolence in the Jim Crow South (NYU Press, 2014) 

Lisa LoweThe Intimacies of Four Continents (Duke University Press, 2015) 

Elizabeth Maddock DillonNew World Drama: The Performative Commons in the Atlantic World, 1649-1849 (Duke University Press, 2014) 

Bruno Perreau: The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship (MIT Press, 2014) 

Sarah PintoDaughters of Parvati: Women and Madness in Contemporary India (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014) 

Lois RudnickThe Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis and the Making of Modern American Culture (University of New Mexico Press, 2012) 

Roberta SalperDomestic Subversive: A Feminist’s Look at the Left (Anaphora Literary Press, 2014) 

Harleen SinghThe Rani of Jhansi: Gender, History, and Fable in India (Cambridge University Press, 2014) 

Emma TengEurasian: Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842-1943 (University of California Press, 2013) 

Berna TuramGaining Freedoms: Claiming Space in Istanbul and Berlin (Stanford University Press, 2015) 

Suzanna WaltersThe Tolerance Trap: How God, Genes, and Good Intentions are Sabotaging Gay Equality (NYU Press, 2014)

Monica White NdounouShaping the Future of African American Film: Color-Coded Economics and the Story Behind the Numbers (Rutgers University Press, 2014)

Judith WiltWomen Writers and the Hero of Romance (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)