National Women's Studies Association

We regret that in the ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we will be unable to meet with you at the NWSA annual conference. We want to highlight new titles that were scheduled to be featured in our booth and hope you will browse the catalog of new and recently published titles that appears below.

Our Editor Elizabeth Ault highlights new titles on the DUP blog.

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Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism

Ginetta E. B. Candelario, academic editor

Dub: Finding Ceremony

Alexis Pauline Gumbs

Politics of Rightful Killing: Civil Society, Gender, and Sexuality in Weblogistan

Sima Shakhsari

Infamous Bodies: Early Black Women’s Celebrity and the Afterlives of Rights

Samantha Pinto

The Wombs of Women: Race, Capital, Feminism

Françoise Vergès

The Sense of Brown

José Esteban Muñoz
Edited and with an Introduction by Joshua Chambers-Letson and Tavia Nyong'o

Aesthetics of Excess: The Art and Politics of Black and Latina Embodiment

Jillian Hernandez

Naked Agency: Genital Cursing and Biopolitics in Africa

Naminata Diabate

Information Activism: A Queer History of Lesbian Media Technologies

Cait McKinney
View the In Conversation video for Information Activism.

Black Diamond Queens: African American Women and Rock and Roll

Maureen Mahon

Poor Queer Studies: Confronting Elitism in the University

Matt Brim

Revisiting Women's Cinema: Feminism, Socialism, and Mainstream Culture in Modern China

Lingzhen Wang

Relations: An Anthropological Account

Marilyn Strathern

AIDS and the Distribution of Crises

Jih-Fei Cheng, Alexandra Juhasz, and Nishant Shahani, editors

The Lonely Letters

Ashon T. Crawley

Liquor Store Theater

Maya Stovall

Anaesthetics of Existence: Essays on Experience at the Edge

Cressida J. Heyes

Relative Races: Genealogies of Interracial Kinship in Nineteenth-Century America

Brigitte Fielder

Literature, Activism, and Gendered Intimacy in Modern and Contemporary Iran

An issue of Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 16:2

The Cry of the Senses: Listening to Latinx and Caribbean Poetics

Ren Ellis Neyra

Otherwise Worlds: Against Settler Colonialism and Anti-Blackness

Tiffany Lethabo King, Jenell Navarro, and Andrea Smith, editors

Reattachment Theory: Queer Cinema of Remarriage

Lee Wallace

Divided Bodies: Lyme Disease, Contested Illness, and Evidence-Based Medicine

Abigail A. Dumes