New Books in Gender Studies

Interviews with Scholars of Gender about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/gender-studies/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 55m. Bisher sind 864 Folge(n) erschienen.
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episode 129: Melissa Faliveno, "Tomboyland: Essays" (Topple Books and Little A, 2020)


Faliveno examines a vast array of intersecting (and intersectional!) human experiences...


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episode 137: Alice Connor, "Fierce: Women of the Bible and Their Stories of Violence, Mercy, Bravery, Wisdom, Sex, and Salvation" (Fortress, 2017)


Women in the Bible aren't shy or retiring; they're fierce and funny and demanding and relevant to 21st-century people...


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episode 471: Post Script: Kamala Harris as Vice President


Today’s podcast – recorded on Wednesday, August 12th (less than 24 hours after Democratic candidate Joe Biden announced Senator Kamala Harris as his Vice Presidential pick) – cuts through the hype of “veep stakes” by providing a deep dive....


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episode 77: Annette Joseph-Gabriel, "Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire" (Illinois UP, 2020)


Centering the experiences and stories of Black women as ‘political protagonists,’ the book considers questions of race, gender, and political agency.


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episode 168: Sasha Abramsky, "Little Wonder: The Fabulous Story of Lottie Dod, the World’s First Female Sports Superstar" (Akashic Books, 2020)


Lottie Dod was the greatest female athlete of all time. And you've never heard of her...


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   1h6m
 
 

Caron Gentry, "Disordered Violence: How Gender, Race and Heteronormativity Structure Terrorism" (Edinburgh UP, 2020)


Gentry argues that mainstream Terrorism Studies must contend with the growing misogynist and racialized violence against women...


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episode 136: Polly E. Bugros McLean, "Remembering Lucile: A Virginia Family's Rise from Slavery and a Legacy Forged a Mile High" (UP of Colorado, 2018)


McLean depicts the rise of the African American middle class through the historical journey of Lucile and her family from slavery in northern Virginia to life in the American West...


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   1h7m
 
 

episode 47: Amy Von Lintel, "Georgia O'Keeffe's Wartime Texas Letters" (Texas A&M UP, 2020)


In 1912, at age 24, Georgia O’Keeffe boarded a train in Virginia and headed west, to the prairies of the Texas Panhandle...


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episode 26: Monica Coleman, "Bipolar Faith: A Black Woman’s Journey with Depression and Faith" (Fortress Press, 2016)


Monica A. Coleman's great-grandfather asked his two young sons to lift him up and pull out the chair when he hanged himself, and that noose stayed in the family shed for years...


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episode 80: Nwando Achebe, "Female Monarchs and Merchant Queens in Africa" (Ohio UP, 2020)


Nwando Achebe considers the diverse forms and systems of female leadership in both the physical and spiritual worlds, as well as the complexities of female power in a multiplicity of distinct African societies...


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