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College Girl
College Girl (June 2013)
A Memoir
Laura Gray-Rosendale - Author

GOLD MEDALIST - 2014 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle / Health Issues) category

FINALIST  - 2013 May Sarton Memoir Award, presented by the Story Circle Network

Award-Winning Finalist in the Autobiography/Memoirs category of The 2013 USA Best Book Awards, sponsored by USA Book News

2013 Northern Arizona’s Moun...(Read More)
 
 
Mothering Queerly, Queering Motherhood
Mothering Queerly, Queering Motherhood (June 2013)
Resisting Monomaternalism in Adoptive, Lesbian, Blended, and Polygamous Families
Shelley M. Park - Author

Provides a model for queering motherhood that resists racist, neoliberal, and hetero- or homonormative ideals of “good” mothering.

Bridging the gap between feminist studies of motherhood and queer theory, Mothering Queerly, Queering Motherhood articulates a provocative philosophy of queer kinship that need not be rooted in lesbian or gay sexual identities. Working from an interdisciplinary fr...(Read More)
 
 
Passionate Commitments
Passionate Commitments (June 2013)
The Lives of Anna Rochester and Grace Hutchins
Julia M. Allen - Author

2014 Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction, presented by the Publishing Triangle

A story of two twentieth-century American women whose love for each other fueled their work to create an egalitarian world.

Developing their rhetorical skills in early-twentieth-century women’s organizations, Anna Rochester and Grace Hutchins, life partners and heirs to significant wealth,...(Read More)
 
 
Seeking the Beloved Community
Seeking the Beloved Community (May 2013)
A Feminist Race Reader
Joy James - Author
Beverly Guy-Sheftall - Foreword by

Selected essays on radical social change.

Written over the course of twenty years, the essays brought together here highlight and analyze tensions confronted by writers, scholars, activists, politicians, and political prisoners fighting racism and sexism. Focusing on the experiences of black women calling attention to and resisting social injustice, the astonishing scale of mass and politically driven imprisonmen...(Read More)
 
 
The Better Story
The Better Story (March 2013)
Queer Affects from the Middle East
Dina Georgis - Author

FINALIST - 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the GLBT category

Illuminates the emotional significance of stories in response to racial traumas related to the Middle East.

With a focus on aesthetic texts that narrate stories about or from the Middle East, The Better Story offers fresh insights into political conflict. Dina Georgis argues that narrative is an...(Read More)
 
 
L Is for Lion
L Is for Lion (February 2013)
An Italian Bronx Butch Freedom Memoir
Annie Rachele Lanzillotto - Author

FINALIST – 2014 Lambda Literary Award in the Lesbian Memoir/Biography Category, presented by the Lambda Literary Foundation

A 1960s Bronx tomboy learns how to survive her brutal but humorous Italian family and all the rest that life throws her. The harder you hit the pavement, the higher you fly.

This vivid memoir speaks the intense truth of a Bronx tomboy whose 1960s ...(Read More)
 
 
Standing in the Intersection
Standing in the Intersection (November 2012)
Feminist Voices, Feminist Practices in Communication Studies
Karma R. Chávez - Editor
Cindy L. Griffin - Editor
Marsha Houston - Foreword by

2013 Best Edited Book Award, presented by the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG)

Unpacks the myriad ways rhetorical and communication theories and feminist intersectional approaches impact one another.

Building on the decades of work by women of color and allied feminists, Standing in the Intersection is the first book in more t...(Read More)
 
 
Suckling at My Mother's Breasts
Suckling at My Mother's Breasts (November 2012)
The Image of a Nursing God in Jewish Mysticism
Ellen Davina Haskell - Author

A fascinating discussion of the kabbalistic image of a nursing god, its historical context, and its theological implications.

One of Kabbalah’s most distinctive images of the feminine divine is that of a motherly, breastfeeding God. Suckling at My Mother’s Breasts traces this idea from its origins in ancient rabbinic literature through its flourishing in the medieval classic Sefer ha-...(Read More)
 
 
Body as Evidence
Body as Evidence (October 2012)
Mediating Race, Globalizing Gender
Janell Hobson - Author

Analyzes how race and gender intersect in the rhetoric and imagery of popular culture in the early twenty-first century.

In Body as Evidence, Janell Hobson challenges postmodernist dismissals of identity politics and the delusional belief that the Millennial era reflects a “postracial” and “postfeminist” world. Hobson points to diverse examples in cultural narratives, which sugge...(Read More)
 
 
Palimpsest - Biannual
Palimpsest - Volume #1, Issue #2 (10/2012)
A Journal on Women, Gender, and the Black International
T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting - Editor
Tiffany Ruby Patterson-Myers - Editor

 
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