New Books in Gender Studies

Interviews with Scholars of Gender about their New Books

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episode 101: Shanna de la Torre, "Sex for Structuralists: The Non-Oedipal Logics of Femininity and Psychosis" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)


What might Levi-Strauss and structuralism have to offer to psychoanalysis beyond the incest prohibition and the Oedipus complex?


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episode 255: Derek Hird and Geng Song, "The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age" (Hong Kong UP, 2018)


China’s global rise has been analysed from many perspectives in recent years...


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episode 83: Julian Gill-Peterson, "Histories of the Transgender Child" (U Minnesota Press, 2018)


With transgender rights front and center in American politics, media, and culture, the pervasive myth still exists that today’s transgender children are a brand new generation...


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episode 61: Denis Provencher, "Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations" (Liverpool UP, 2017)


At the end of his previous book, Queer French: Globalization, Language, and Sexual Citizenship (Routledge, 2007), Denis Provencher discusses a map of “gay Paris” drawn by Samir....


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episode 73: Steve Stewart-Williams, "The Ape That Understood the Universe: How Mind and Culture Evolve" (Cambridge UP, 2018)


Dr. Yael Schonbrun takes a dive into evolutionary psychology with professor and author, Dr. Steve Stewart-Williams...


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episode 79: Katherine K. Preston, "Opera for the People: English-Language Opera and Women Managers in Late 19th-Century America" (Oxford UP, 2017)


Katherine Preston’s new book, Opera for the People: English-Language Opera & Women Managers in Late 19th-Century America (Oxford University Press, 2017) is the first complete overview of the repertoire, companies, performers, and managers that provided English-language opera to Americans after the Civil War...


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episode 32: Tison Pugh, "The Queer Fantasies of the American Family Sitcom" (Rutgers UP, 2018)


Perhaps no form of popular art has appeared as poised to resist subversive sexual themes as the television situation comedy...


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 2018-12-18  55m