NWSA: Gender and Sexuality

Virtual presence for attendees and those interested in the 2022 annual meeting of the National Women's Studies Association. Books on sale, University of Minnesota Press information, and more.

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Lesbian Death: Desire and Danger between Feminist and Queer Lesbian Death Desire and Danger between Feminist and Queer Mairead Sullivan 2022 Fall
Engaging with fears of lesbian death to explore the value of lesbian beyond identity
Castoffs of Capital: Work and Love among Garment Workers in Bangladesh Castoffs of Capital Work and Love among Garment Workers in Bangladesh Lamia Karim 2022 Fall
Dispelling stereotypes about garment workers in the global apparel industry
Making Love with the Land: Essays Making Love with the Land Essays Joshua Whitehead 2022 Fall
A moving and deeply personal excavation of Indigenous beauty and passion in a suffering world
Queer Silence: On Disability and Rhetorical Absence Queer Silence On Disability and Rhetorical Absence J. Logan Smilges 2022 Fall
Championing the liberatory potential of silence to address the fraught disability politics of queerness
Cruisy, Sleepy, Melancholy: Sexual Disorientation in the Films of Tsai Ming-liang Cruisy, Sleepy, Melancholy Sexual Disorientation in the Films of Tsai Ming-liang Nicholas de Villiers 2022 Fall
A brilliant approach to the queerness of one of Taiwan’s greatest auteurs
Exceptionally Queer: Mormon Peculiarity and U.S. Nationalism Exceptionally Queer Mormon Peculiarity and U.S. Nationalism K. Mohrman 2022 Spring
How perceptions of Mormonism from 1830 to the present reveal the exclusionary, racialized practices of the U.S. nation-state
Food Allergy Advocacy: Parenting and the Politics of Care Food Allergy Advocacy Parenting and the Politics of Care Danya Glabau 2022 Spring
A detailed exploration of parents’ fight for a safe environment for their kids, interrogating how race, class, and gender shape health advocacy
Side Affects: On Being Trans and Feeling Bad Side Affects On Being Trans and Feeling Bad Hil Malatino 2022 Spring
How the “bad feelings” of trans experience inform trans survival and flourishing
Spent behind the Wheel: Drivers' Labor in the Uber Economy Spent behind the Wheel Drivers' Labor in the Uber Economy Julietta Hua and Kasturi Ray 2021 Fall
Exploring professional passenger driving and the gig economy through feminist theories of labor
Commodities of Care: The Business of HIV Testing in China Commodities of Care The Business of HIV Testing in China Elsa L. Fan 2021 Fall
How global health practices can end up reorganizing practices of care for the people and communities they seek to serve
Raising Ollie: How My Nonbinary Art-Nerd Kid Changed (Nearly) Everything I Know Raising Ollie How My Nonbinary Art-Nerd Kid Changed (Nearly) Everything I Know Tom Rademacher 2021 Fall
The account of one radically new school year for a Teacher of the Year and for his nonbinary, art-obsessed, brilliant child
Remembering Our Intimacies: Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea Remembering Our Intimacies Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio 2021 Fall
Recovering Kānaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) relationality and belonging in the land, memory, and body of Native Hawai’i
Written by the Body: Gender Expansiveness and Indigenous Non-Cis Masculinities Written by the Body Gender Expansiveness and Indigenous Non-Cis Masculinities Lisa Tatonetti 2021 Fall
Examining the expansive nature of Indigenous gender representations in history, literature, and film
Assuming the Ecosexual Position: The Earth as Lover Assuming the Ecosexual Position The Earth as Lover Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens 2021 Spring
The story of the artistic collaboration between the originators of the ecosex movement, their diverse communities, and the Earth
Visibility Interrupted: Rural Queer Life and the Politics of Unbecoming Visibility Interrupted Rural Queer Life and the Politics of Unbecoming Carly Thomsen 2021 Fall
A questioning of the belief in the power of LGBTQ visibility through the lives of queer women in the rural Midwest
Ambivalent Childhoods: Speculative Futures and the Psychic Life of the Child Ambivalent Childhoods Speculative Futures and the Psychic Life of the Child Jacob Breslow 2021 Spring
Explores childhood in relation to blackness, transfeminism, queerness, and deportability to interrogate what “the child” makes possible
The Digitally Disposed: Racial Capitalism and the Informatics of Value The Digitally Disposed Racial Capitalism and the Informatics of Value Seb Franklin 2021 Spring
Locates the deep history of digitality in the development of racial capitalism
Why We Lost the Sex Wars: Sexual Freedom in the #MeToo Era Why We Lost the Sex Wars Sexual Freedom in the #MeToo Era Lorna N. Bracewell 2021 Spring
Reexamining feminist sexual politics since the 1970s—the rivalries and the remarkable alliances
Black Queer Flesh: Rejecting Subjectivity in the African American Novel Black Queer Flesh Rejecting Subjectivity in the African American Novel Alvin J. Henry 2020 Fall
A groundbreaking examination of how twentieth-century African American writers use queer characters to challenge and ultimately reject subjectivity
The Computer’s Voice: From Star Trek to Siri The Computer’s Voice From Star Trek to Siri Liz W. Faber 2020 Fall
A deconstruction of gender through the voices of Siri, HAL 9000, and other computers that talk
The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Gender The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Gender Marquis Bey 2020 Fall
A complex articulation of the ways blackness and nonnormative gender intersect—and a deeper understanding of how subjectivities are formed
Trans Care Trans Care Hil Malatino 2020 Fall
A radical and necessary rethinking of trans care
The Wedding Heard ’Round the World: America’s First Gay Marriage The Wedding Heard ’Round the World America’s First Gay Marriage Michael McConnell 2020 Fall
Forty-four years after two men married in a legal ceremony in Minnesota, the Supreme Court has decided the question first raised by these gay pioneers
The Shapes of Fancy: Reading for Queer Desire in Early Modern Literature The Shapes of Fancy Reading for Queer Desire in Early Modern Literature Christine Varnado 2020 Spring
Exploring forms of desire unaccounted for in previous histories of sexuality
When Time Warps: The Lived Experience of Gender, Race, and Sexual Violence When Time Warps The Lived Experience of Gender, Race, and Sexual Violence Megan Burke 2019 Fall
An inquiry into the phenomenology of “woman” based in the relationship between lived time and sexual violence
This Wound Is a World This Wound Is a World Billy-Ray Belcourt 2019 Fall
The new edition of a prize-winning memoir-in-poems, a meditation on life as a queer Indigenous man—available for the first time in the United States
Daring to Be Bad: Radical Feminism in America 1967-1975, Thirtieth Anniversary Edition Daring to Be Bad Radical Feminism in America 1967-1975, Thirtieth Anniversary Edition 2019 Fall
An award-winning and canonical history of radical feminism, whose activist heat and intellectual audacity powered second-wave feminism—30th anniversary edition
Governance Feminism: Notes from the Field: Notes from the Field Governance Feminism: Notes from the Field Notes from the Field Janet Halley, Prabha Kotiswaran, Rachel Rebouché and Hila Shamir, Editors 2019 Spring
An interdisciplinary, multifaceted look at feminist engagements with governance across the global North and global South
Fighting for NOW: Diversity and Discord in the National Organization for Women Fighting for NOW Diversity and Discord in the National Organization for Women Kelsy Kretschmer 2019 Spring
An unparalleled exploration of NOW’s trajectory, from its founding to the present—and its future
Men in Place: Trans Masculinity, Race, and Sexuality in America Men in Place Trans Masculinity, Race, and Sexuality in America Miriam J. Abelson 2019 Spring
Daring new theories of masculinity, built from a large and geographically diverse interview study of transgender men