A Celebration of Books by GCWS Authors on April 13th at 5:30

Published on: March 25, 2016

Please join us for the last event in this year’s Feminisms Unbound series: A Celebration of Books by GCWS Authors Sponsored by The Graduate Consortium in Women’s Studies Wednesday, April 13th: 5:30 – 7:30 PM Location: The Moore Room Building 6 Room 321  (Parking and Directions) We welcome you to join us at this reception as we toast to local faculty who have recently published books on topics in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.  We will be celebrating over 30 books published since 2013 and 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: ·      Abigail Child: Mouth to Mouth (EOAGH Press, 2016) ·      Catherine Connell: School’s Out: Gay and Lesbian Teachers in the Classroom (University of California Press, 2014) ·      Sasha Costanza-Chock: “Towards Transformative Media Organizing: LGBTQ and Two-Spirit Media Work in the United States,” report through the Ford Foundation (2015) ·      Lisa Cuklanz and Heather McIntosh: Documenting Gendered Violence: Representations, Collaborations, and Movements (Bloomsbury, 2015) ·      Jamie Hagen: “Queering Women, Peace and Security” in International Affairs (Volume 92, Number 2) and “The Revolutionary Possibilities of Online Trans and Queer Communities” in Gender, Sex, and Politics: In the Streets and Between the Sheets in the 21st Century, Ed. Shira Tarrant (Routledge, 2016) ·      Erica Harth: Red Hill Blues (CreateSpace, 2014) ·      Diana Henderson: “Tempestuous Transitions and Double Vision: From early to late modern gendered performances on stage, film, and in higher education” in Rethinking Feminism: Gender, Race and Sexuality in the early Modern World, eds. Ania Loomba and Melissa Sanchez (Ashgate, 2016) ·      Christine Hoff Kraemer: Eros and Touch from a Pagan Perspective: Divided for Love’s Sake (Routledge, 2014) and Pagan Consent Culture: Building Communities of Empathy and Autonomy, Eds. Christine Hoff Kraemer and Yvonne Aburrow (Asphodel Press, 2016) ·      Lisa Lowe: The Intimacies of Four Continents (Duke University Press,  2015) ·      Susan Marine: “’I’m in this for real’: Revisiting Young Women’s Feminism” in Women’s Studies International Form (Vol. 47, 2014) ·      Susan Marine and Ruth Lewis: “Weaving a tapestry, compassionately: Toward an understanding of young women’s feminisms” in Feminist Formations: The Journal of the National Women’s Studies Association (Vol. 27, Issue 1, 2015) ·      Kristine M. Molina, Tariana V. Little, and Milagros C. Rosal: “Everyday Discrimination, Family Context, and Psychological Distress among Latino Adults in the United States” in the Journal of Community Psychology (Vol. 44, Issue 2, 2016) ·      Jeanne Marie Penvenne: Women, Migration and the Cashew Economy in Southern Mozambique, 1945-1975 (James Currey / Boydell Brewer / NY UK, 2015) ·      Bruno Perreau: The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship (MIT Press, 2014) ·      Jyoti Puri: Sexual States: Governance and the Struggle Against Antisodomy Law in India (Duke University Press, 2016) ·      Smitha Radhakrishnan and Cinzia Solari: “Empowered Women, Failed Patriarchs: Neoliberalism and Global Gender Anxieties” in Sociology Compass (Vol. 9, Issue 9, 2015) ·      Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett: The New Soft War On Women: How the myth of female ascendance is hurting women, men – and our economy (TarcherPerigee, 2013) ·      Judith Smith: “Civil Rights, Labor, and Sexual Politics on Screen in Nothing but a Man” (1964), in The Politics and Poetics of Black Film: Nothing But a Man, ed. David C. Wall and Michael T. Martin (University of Indiana Press, 2015) ·      Lizzie Stark: Pandora’s DNA: Tracing the Breast Cancer Genes through History, Science, and One Family Tree (Chicago Review Press, 2014) and #Feminism: A Nano-Game Anthology (Fea Livia, 2016) ·      Monica White Ndounou: Shaping the Future of African American Film: Color-Coded Economics and the Story Behind the Numbers (Rutgers, 2014) ·      Sindiso Mnisi Weeks: “Women Seeking Justice At the Intersection Between Vernacular and State Laws and Courts in Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa” in The New Legal Realism, Vol. II: Studying Law Globally, eds. Heinz Klug and Sally Engle Merry (Cambridge University Press, 2016) and “Customary Succession and the Development of Customary Law: The Bhe Legacy” in A Transformative Justice: Essays in Honour of Pius Langa, eds. Michael Bishop and Alistair Price (Juta, 2015) ·      Elizabeth A. Wood: William E. Pomeranz, E. Wayne Merry, and Maxim Trudolyubov: Roots of Russia’s War in Ukraine (Woodrow Wilson Center Press / Columbia University Press, 2015) ·      Asli Zengin: “Sex for Law, Sex for Therapy: Pre-Sex Reassignment Surgical Therapy Sessions of Trans People in Istanbul” in Anthropologica (Vol. 56, Issue 1, 2014) For questions about the series, to add your book or article to the list, or to RSVP, please contact Andi Sutton, GCWS Program Manager at arsutton@mit.edu and visit our website.