Five College Women's Studies Research Center

Featured: Books by Five College Women and Gender Studies Faculty and Former Research Associates


Friday, March 8, 2013

International Women's Day Event:

Unruly Women: A Celebration of Writing, Filming, Blogging, and OpEds by Five College Faculty and FCWSRC Research Associates in Gender Studies and Related Fields

Readings by former FCWSRC Research Associates Sarah Skinner Kilborne (American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner), Jacqueline Castledine (Cold War Progressives: Women's Interracial Organizing for Peace and Freedom), Carole DeSanti's The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R. and a presentation on Nirbhaya's Body: The Politics of Protest in the Aftermath of the Delhi Gang Rape by Krupa Shandilya(Amherst College) as well as others. It will be followed by a presentation of recent publications by Five College faculty in Gender Studies and FCWSRC Alumnae Associates. Co-sponsored by the Odyssey Bookshop.

On Friday, March 9, 2012, the FCWSRC was pleased to present an event entitled "Celebrating International Women's Day: Writing, The Public Sphere and Gender." Held on the Mount Holyoke College campus, it featured a conversation between Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella and Amherst College President Biddy Martin about writing and the public sphere. A presentation of recent publications by Five College faculty in Gender Studies and FCWSRC Alumnae Associates followed. Some of the titles included that afternoon are featured below.

Resisting Citizenship: Feminist Essays on Politics, Community, and Democracy (2010)

By Martha A. Ackelsberg

The Women's Movement Against Sexual Harassment (2008)

By Carrie Baker

Women's Movement
 The Politics of Transracial and Transnational Adoption

Somebody’s Children (2012)

By Laura Briggs

Soap Operas and Telenovelas in the Digital Age: Global Industries and New Audiences (2011)

By Mari Castaneda

Sottoboschi letterari. Sei case studies fra Otto e Novecento: Mara Antelling, Emma Boghen Conigliani, Evelyn, Anna Franchi, Jolanda, Flavia Steno (2011)

By Ombretta Cristina Gragnani Frau

Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War (2011)

By Dayo Gore

Italian Women’s Resistance and Radicalism in New York City, 1880-1945 (2010)

By Jennifer Guglielmo

The Managed Hand: Race, Gender, and the Body in Beauty Service Work (2010)

By Miliann Kang

Beyond Expectation: Lesbian/Bi/Queer Women and Assisted Conception (2010)

By Jacqueline Luce

Changing Difference: The Feminine and the Question of Philosophy (2011)

By Catherine Malabou

Translated by  Carolyn Shread

An Introduction to Christine de Pizan (2011)

By Nadia Margolis

Undoing FGM, Pierre Foldes: The Surgeon Who Restores the Clitoris (2011)

By Hubert Prolongeau

Translated by Tobe Levin

Baudrillard Reframed (2011)

By Kim Toffoleti

The Women, Gender and Development Reader (2011)


Nalini Visvanathan (Editor), Lynn Duggan (Editor), Laurie Nisonoff (Editor), Nan Wiegersma (Editor)

Gender and Nation Building in the Middle East: The Political Economy of Health from Mandate Palestine to Refugee Camps in Jordan (2012)

By Elise Young