New Books in Gender Studies

Interviews with Scholars of Gender about their New Books

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episode 86: Ann Powers, "Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music" (Dey St. Books, 2017)

Powers explores the rich and, at times, unexpected intersections of love, sex, race, gender, sexuality, and American popular music...



episode 48: Maria Cotera, "Chicana Movidas: New Narratives of Activism and Feminism in the Movement Era" (U of Texas Press, 2018)

The editors have formulated a landmark anthology illustrating Chicana feminism and activism that spread in the Southwest, Midwest, and Pacific Northwest during the Chicana/o movement era...



episode 39: Melissa McCormick, "The Tale of Genji: A Visual Companion" (Princeton UP, 2018)

The Genji Album (1510) in the Harvard Art Museums is the oldest dated set of Genji illustrations known to exist...



episode 168: jayy dodd, "The Black Condition Ft. Narcissus" (Nightboat Books, 2019)

jayy dodd offers her own brilliant reflections on so many things: the contemporary moment, dystopia, her transition, and more...



Susan Brownell, "The Anthropology of Sport: Bodies, Borders, Biopolitics" (U California Press, 2018)

In The Anthropology of Sport, understandably, the authors enlighten us about what the subfield entails, how anthropology is well suited to dissect the nature of sport, and provide us with ample anecdotes and observations of the world of sport through an ‘anthropological gaze.’



episode 546: Katie Batza, "Before AIDS: Gay Health Politics in the 1970s" (U Pennsylvania Press, 2018)

Katie Batza demonstrates in this path-breaking book, there was already a well-developed network of gay-health clinics in American cities when the epidemic struck, and these clinics served as the first responders to the disease...



episode 544: Marc Stein, "Sexual Injustice: Supreme Court Decisions from Griswold to Roe" (UNC Press, 2013)

Stein shows how a diverse set of influential journalists, judges, and scholars translated the Court's language about marital and reproductive rights into bold statements about sexual freedom and equality...



episode 66: Donald Reid, "Opening the Gates: The Lip Affair, 1968-1981" (Verso Books, 2018)

Throughout the book, Don plays close attention the interplay between the local story of Lip and the broader national and international contexts of the era...



episode 35: Chinyere K. Osuji, "Boundaries of Love: Interracial Marriage and the Meaning of Race" (NYU Press, 2019)

The increasing presence of interracial relationships is often read as an antidote to racism or as an indicator of the decreasing significance of race...



episode 166: Tanisha C. Ford, "Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl's Love Letter to the Power of Fashion" (St. Martins Press, 2019)

Ford investigates Afros and dashikis, go-go boots and hotpants of the sixties, hip hop's baggy jeans and bamboo earrings, and the #BlackLivesMatter-inspired hoodies of today...