NWSA: Feminist and Queer Theory

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.

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS: 20% OFF + FREE SHIPPING

All books below qualify for 20% off and free shipping using code MN89730. Code expires December 15, 2022. 

BROWSE BOOKS:

RACE   //    GENDER AND SEXUALITY   //    TRANSGENDER STUDIES

FEMINIST AND QUEER THEORY   //    DISABILITY STUDIES   //    ENVIRONMENT

ACTIVISM AND SOCIAL JUSTICE   //    POLITICS   //    ART AND MEDIA

LITERATURE   //    GLOBALIZATION   //    NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES

BACK TO ALL BOOKS ON SALE

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
The Life Worth Living: Disability, Pain, and Morality The Life Worth Living Disability, Pain, and Morality Joel Michael Reynolds 2022 Spring
A philosophical challenge to the ableist conflation of disability and pain
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
A Guerrilla Guide to Refusal A Guerrilla Guide to Refusal Andrew Culp 2022 Spring
A field guide to a nonfascist life at the end of the world as we know it
The Alienated Subject: On the Capacity to Hurt The Alienated Subject On the Capacity to Hurt James A. Tyner 2022 Spring
A timely and provocative discussion of alienation as an intersectional category of life under racial capitalism and white supremacy
Media and the Affective Life of Slavery Media and the Affective Life of Slavery Allison Page 2022 Spring
How media shapes our actions and feelings about race
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
Talkin’ Up to the White Woman: Indigenous Women and Feminism Talkin’ Up to the White Woman Indigenous Women and Feminism Aileen Moreton-Robinson 2021 Fall
A twentieth-anniversary edition of this tour de force in feminism and Indigenous studies, now with a new preface
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
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
The Black Reproductive: Unfree Labor and Insurgent Motherhood The Black Reproductive Unfree Labor and Insurgent Motherhood Sara Clarke Kaplan 2021 Spring
How Black women’s reproduction became integral to white supremacy, capitalism, and heteropatriarchy—and remains key to their dismantling
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
Contingent Figure: Chronic Pain and Queer Embodiment Contingent Figure Chronic Pain and Queer Embodiment Michael D. Snediker 2021 Spring
A masterful synthesis of literary readings and poetic reflections, making profound contributions to our understanding of chronic pain
Trans Care Trans Care Hil Malatino 2020 Fall
A radical and necessary rethinking of trans care
A Silvan Tomkins Handbook: Foundations for Affect Theory A Silvan Tomkins Handbook Foundations for Affect Theory Adam J. Frank and Elizabeth A. Wilson 2020 Fall
An accessible guide to the work of American psychologist and affect theorist Silvan Tomkins
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
Furious Feminisms: Alternate Routes on Mad Max: Fury Road Furious Feminisms Alternate Routes on Mad Max: Fury Road Alexis L. Boylan, Anna Mae Duane, Michael Gill and Barbara Gurr 2020 Spring
A provocative peek into this complicated film as a space for subversion, activism, and imaginative power
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
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
Bodies of Information: Intersectional Feminism and Digital Humanities Bodies of Information Intersectional Feminism and Digital Humanities Elizabeth Losh and Jacqueline Wernimont, Editors 2018 Fall
A wide-ranging, interconnected anthology presents a diversity of feminist contributions to digital humanities
Another Mother: Diotima and the Symbolic Order of Italian Feminism Another Mother Diotima and the Symbolic Order of Italian Feminism Cesare Casarino and Andrea Righi, Editors 2018 Fall
A groundbreaking volume introduces the unique feminist thought of the longstanding Italian group known as Diotima
The User Unconscious: On Affect, Media, and Measure The User Unconscious On Affect, Media, and Measure Patricia Ticineto Clough 2018 Spring
Wide-ranging essays and experimental prose forcefully demonstrate how digital media and computational technologies have redefined what it is to be human
The End of Man: A Feminist Counterapocalypse The End of Man A Feminist Counterapocalypse Joanna Zylinska 2018 Spring
Debugging the Anthropocene’s insistence on apocalyptic tropes
Governance Feminism: An Introduction: An Introduction Governance Feminism: An Introduction An Introduction Janet Halley, Prabha Kotiswaran, Rachel Rebouché and Hila Shamir 2018 Spring
Describing and assessing feminist inroads into the state
Object-Oriented Feminism Object-Oriented Feminism Katherine Behar, Editor 2016 Fall
A discipline-expanding book that explores the political and ethical potential of being an object
What Gender Is, What Gender Does What Gender Is, What Gender Does Judith Roof 2016 Spring
A truly new conceptualization of “genders”
Indifference to Difference: On Queer Universalism Indifference to Difference On Queer Universalism Madhavi Menon 2015 Fall
A thought-provoking argument for abandoning identity politics
Art Labor, Sex Politics: Feminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance Art Labor, Sex Politics Feminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance Siona Wilson 2015 Spring
Sex and labor politics in feminist-engaged, avant-garde artistic practices in 1970s London
Choices Women Make: Agency in Domestic Violence, Assisted Reproduction, and Sex Work Choices Women Make Agency in Domestic Violence, Assisted Reproduction, and Sex Work Carisa R. Showden 2011 Spring
An inquiry into women’s agency—how it is developed and deployed and how it can be increased