Category Archives: feminist studies

By Dawn Durante, Acquisitions Editor The University of Illinois Press is pleased to share the news that Elora Halim Chowdhury is the new editor of the Dissident Feminisms series. Dr. Chowdhury is Associate Professor and Chair of Women’s and Gender … Continue reading

Young people, especially teenagers, are quick to adopt new technology and incorporate that new technology into their every day behavior. These “early adopters” are prized consumers for the tech industry, who are always looking for the next trend on which … Continue reading

It is International Women’s Day, comrade! By universal proclamation we honor women and dedicate ourselves to helping them overcome the many obstacles they still face in this man’s world. Begun as a socialist observance, perhaps in New York City circa 1909, … Continue reading

Muddying the Waters: Coauthoring Feminisms across Scholarship and Activism by Richa Nagar was named as Honorable Mention in the Gloria Anzaldúa Book Prize by the National Women’s Studies Association. The committee stated that the book was recognized because “it addresses … Continue reading

University Press Week gives us an opportunity to introduce readers to some of the most interesting scholarship happening not only at the Illinois Press but also the work being published by our colleagues. Today on the AAUP Press Week blog … Continue reading

If you’re headed out to Milwaukee to soak up knowledge at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, you’ll want to be prepared. That’s why we’ve come up with an essential UIP reading list for NWSA. Here are five books and … Continue reading

For the month of November 2015, to coincide with the National Women’s Studies Association annual meeting November 12-15 in Milwaukee, we have lowered the e-book list price of four titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. Queer … Continue reading

During the American version of the 1997 Labor Day weekend, shocking news interrupted the barbeques. Princess Diana had died in a Paris car crash. One of the world’s most visible women, Diana replaced everything in the news for days, and … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Hillary Clinton in the News: Gender and Authenticity in American Politics by Shawn J. Parry-Giles has won the 2015 Marie Hochmuth Nichols Award, given by the National Communication Association’s Public Address Division. The award … Continue reading

Tami Williams has received the 2015 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Research in the Humanities Award for her book Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations. The UWM Office of Research & Graduate School, in announcing the award noted of Williams: The 2014 publication of Germaine Dulac: … Continue reading