Women's Studies

Affect and Power: Essays on Sex, Slavery, Race, and Religion

Alison Bechdel: Conversations

Anne McCaffrey: A Life with Dragons

Autobiography as Activism: Three Black Women of the Sixties

Behind the Rifle: Women Soldiers in Civil War Mississippi

Beyond Bombshells: The New Action Heroine in Popular Culture

A Boy Named Sue: Gender and Country Music

Breaking the Rule of Cool: Interviewing and Reading Women Beat Writers

A Cajun Girl's Sharecropping Years

Canadian Women Writing Fiction

The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell: A Place inside Yourself

The Comics of Rutu Modan: War, Love, and Secrets

Conversations with Edna O'Brien

Conversations with Gish Jen

Conversations with Madeleine L'Engle

Conversations with Sonia Sanchez

Country Boys and Redneck Women: New Essays in Gender and Country Music

Crafted Lives: Stories and Studies of African American Quilters

Dangerous Curves: Action Heroines, Gender, Fetishism, and Popular Culture

Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Delta Rainbow: The Irrepressible Betty Bobo Pearson

Desegregating Desire: Race and Sexuality in Cold War American Literature

Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Divine Destiny: Gender and Race in Nineteenth-Century Protestantism

Doubled Plots: Romance and History

The Dragon's Blood: Feminist Intertextuality in Eudora Welty's 'The Golden Apples'

Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art

Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists

Eleanor Cameron: Dimensions of Amazement

Ellen S. Woodward: New Deal Advocate for Women

Falling Through Space: The Journals of Ellen Gilchrist

Fannye Cook: Mississippi's Pioneering Conservationist

Faulkner and Gender

Faulkner and Women

Feminine Sense in Southern Memoir: Smith, Glasgow, Welty, Hellman, Porter, and Hurston

The Films of Mira Nair: Diaspora Vérité

Friendship and Sympathy: Communities of Southern Women Writers

Funny Girls: Guffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics

Gender and the Poetics of Excess: Moments of Brocade

Gender and the Southern Body Politic

Gender and the Superhero Narrative

Gertrude Stein and Richard Wright: The Poetics and Politics of Modernism

Hazel Brannon Smith: The Female Crusading Scalawag

Interviews with Betty Friedan

Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

The Island of Lace: Drawn Threadwork on Saba in the Dutch Caribbean

Katherine Anne Porter: Conversations

Katherine Anne Porter: The Life of an Artist

Katrina: Mississippi Women Remember

Kewpies and Beyond: The World of Rose O'Neill

Ladies First: Women in Music Videos

Ladies of Soul

A Locker Room of Her Own: Celebrity, Sexuality, and Female Athletes

Lois Weber: Interviews

Losing Malcolm: A Mother's Journey Through Grief

Louisiana Voyages: The Travel Writings of Catharine Cole

Madeline Kahn: Being the Music, A Life

Manners and Southern History

Margaret Atwood's Fairy-Tale Sexual Politics

Mass Media and the Shaping of American Feminism, 1963-1975

Me: A Book of Remembrance

Mothers in Children's and Young Adult Literature: From the Eighteenth Century to Postfeminism

Moving Pictures, Migrating Identities

Mulata Nation: Visualizing Race and Gender in Cuba

Reading Like a Girl: Narrative Intimacy in Contemporary American Young Adult Literature

Realizing Our Place: Real Southern Women in a Mythologized Land

Reconsidering Laura Ingalls Wilder: Little House and Beyond

Redressing the Balance: American Women's Literary Humor from Colonial Times to the 1980s

Revising the Blueprint: Ann Petry and the Literary Left

Robbing the Mother: Women in Faulkner

Romance and Rights: The Politics of Interracial Intimacy, 1945-1954

Searching for the New Black Man: Black Masculinity and Women's Bodies

Selected Letters of Katherine Anne Porter: Chronicles of a Modern Woman

Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Shaping Our Mothers' World: American Women's Magazines

She Could Be Chaplin!: The Comedic Brilliance of Alice Howell

Southern Belle

Southern Ladies and Suffragists: Julia Ward Howe and Women's Rights at the 1884 New Orleans World's Fair

The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Subversive Spirits: The Female Ghost in British and American Popular Culture

Susan Sontag: The Making of an Icon, Revised and Updated

Tallulah: My Autobiography

This Woman's Work: The Writing and Activism of Bebe Moore Campbell

Threading the Generations: A Mississippi Family's Quilt Legacy

Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature

Unruly Tongue: Identity and Voice in American Women's Writing, 1850-1930

Visionary Women Writers of Chicago's Black Arts Movement

Walking on Air: The Aerial Adventures of Phoebe Omlie

Walking Raddy: The Baby Dolls of New Orleans

A Web of Relationship: Women in the Short Fiction of Mary Wilkins Freeman

Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

What Moves at the Margin: Selected Nonfiction

What She Go Do: Women in Afro-Trinidadian Music

Whitewashing America: Material Culture and Race in the Antebellum Imagination

Winnie Lightner: Tomboy of the Talkies


The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

The Writing Life

Writing Women's History: A Tribute to Anne Firor Scott


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Record-Setting High Water on the Mississippi | James F. Barnett Jr. Reflects on Current Flooding in the US

In light of the current floods submerging the Midwest and along the Mississippi River and scientists’ predictions that this is just the beginning, James F. Barnett Jr., author of Beyond Control: The Mississippi River’s New Channel to the Gulf of Mexico, a detailed chronicle of how the wild Mississippi will eventually deliver a cataclysm, shares his thoughts below. Viewed from the Natchez

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