2023 Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities

UNC Press is excited to be exhibiting in-person at the 2023 Big Berks! We hope you’ll stop by our booth to say hello to editor Andreina Fernandez, to browse our titles on display, and to learn more about our Gender and American Culture series. If you can’t join us in-person, you can always visit our virtual booth!

Meet and Greet with the Gender and American Culture series! Saturday July 1, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the UNC Press booth at the Berkshire Conference.

  • Titles on Display:

The Other Side of Silence
A Memoir of Exile, Iran, and the Global Women's Movement
Mahnaz Afkhami

Half in Shadow
The Life and Legacy of Nellie Y. McKay
Shanna Greene Benjamin

Porn Work
Sex, Labor, and Late Capitalism
Heather Berg

Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions
Susan Burch

Recasting the Vote
How Women of Color Transformed the Suffrage Movement
Cathleen D. Cahill

Diners, Dudes, and Diets
How Gender and Power Collide in Food Media and Culture
Emily J. H. Contois

No Common Ground
Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice
Karen L. Cox

Shirley Chisholm
Champion of Black Feminist Power Politics
Anastasia C. Curwood

Placental Politics
CHamoru Women, White Womanhood, and Indigeneity under U.S. Colonialism in Guam
Christine Taitano DeLisle

Love and Duty
Confederate Widows and the Emotional Politics of Loss
Angela Esco Elder
  • Titles on Display: 

An Intimate Economy
Enslaved Women, Work, and America's Domestic Slave Trade
Alexandra J. Finley

The Streets Belong to Us
Sex, Race, and Police Power from Segregation to Gentrification
Anne Gray Fischer

Against Sex
Identities of Sexual Restraint in Early America
Kara M. French

The Women's Fight
The Civil War's Battles for Home, Freedom, and Nation
Thavolia Glymph

Free Joan Little
The Politics of Race, Sexual Violence, and Imprisonment
Christina Greene

Border Bodies
Racialized Sexuality, Sexual Capital, and Violence in the Nineteenth-Century Borderlands
Bernadine Marie Hernández

Space-Time Colonialism
Alaska's Indigenous and Asian Entanglements
Juliana Hu Pegues

Ybor City
Crucible of the Latina South
Sarah McNamara

Drastic Dykes and Accidental Activists
Queer Women in the Urban South
La Shonda Mims

The Demands of Justice
Enslaved Women, Capital Crime, and Clemency in Early Virginia
Tamika Y. Nunley
  • Titles on Display: 

Consent in the Presence of Force
Sexual Violence and Black Women's Survival in Antebellum New Orleans
Emily A. Owens

Unceasing Militant
The Life of Mary Church Terrell
Alison M. Parker

Fit Citizens
A History of Black Women's Exercise from Post-Reconstruction to Postwar America
Ava Purkiss

Living Queer History
Remembrance and Belonging in a Southern City
Gregory Samantha Rosenthal

Her Cold War
Women in the U.S. Military, 1945–1980
Tanya L. Roth

White Gloves, Black Nation
Women, Citizenship, and Political Wayfaring in Haiti
Grace Sanders Johnson

Proving Pregnancy
Gender, Law, and Medical Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century America
Felicity M. Turner

Beyond the Boundaries of Childhood
African American Children in the Antebellum North
Crystal Lynn Webster

The Souls of Womenfolk
The Religious Cultures of Enslaved Women in the Lower South
Alexis Wells-Oghoghomeh

The Male Chauvinist Pig
A History
Julie Willett

Stop by our in-person booth or our virtual booth to browse our titles on display! Be sure to use promo code 01DAH40 at checkout to receive our 40% conference discount. And if your order totals over $75, domestic US shipping is FREE.

  • Titles on Display: Semi Queer Inside the World of Gay, Trans, and Black Truck Drivers Anne Balay Welcome to Fairyland Queer Miami before 1940 Julio Capó Jr. Maternal Bodies Redefining Motherhood in Early America Nora Doyle Remaking Black Power How Black Women Transformed an Era Ashley D. Farmer Devotions and Desires Histories of Sexuality and Religion in the Twentieth-Century United States Gillian A. Frank, Bethany Moreton, Heather R. White The Lesbian South Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon Jaime Harker Beatriz Allende A Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America Tanya Harmer Veil and Vow Marriage Matters in Contemporary African American Culture Aneeka Ayanna Henderson The Laywoman Project Remaking Catholic Womanhood in the Vatican II Era Mary J. Henold Radical Friend Amy Kirby Post and Her Activist Worlds Nancy A. Hewitt
  • Titles on Display: The Injustices of Rape How Activists Responded to Sexual Violence, 1950–1980 Catherine O. Jacquet Funding Feminism Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women’s Movement, 1870–1967 Joan Marie Johnson Black. Queer. Southern. Women. An Oral History E. Patrick Johnson Feminism for the Americas The Making of an International Human Rights Movement Katherine M. Marino Jim Crow Capital Women and Black Freedom Struggles in Washington, D.C., 1920–1945 Mary-Elizabeth B. Murphy Common Sense and a Little Fire, Second Edition Women and Working-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965 Annelise Orleck Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement Workers, Consumers, and Civil Rights from the 1930s to the 1980s Traci Parker Stirrings How Activist New Yorkers Ignited a Movement for Food Justice Lana Dee Povitz Raising Government Children A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State Catherine E. Rymph Pauli Murray A Personal and Political Life Troy R. Saxby
  • Titles on Display:

Speaking of Feminism
Today's Activists on the Past, Present, and Future of the U.S. Women's Movement
Rachel F. Seidman

Celia Sánchez Manduley
The Life and Legacy of a Cuban Revolutionary
Tiffany A. Sippial

Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest
Indian Women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792
Susan Sleeper-Smith

Incarcerated Stories
Indigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State
Shannon Speed

The Promise of Patriarchy
Women and the Nation of Islam
Ula Yvette Taylor

Defiant Indigeneity
The Politics of Hawaiian Performance
Stephanie Nohelani Teves

Reproduction on the Reservation
Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century
Brianna Theobald

Strategic Sisterhood
The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle
Rebecca Tuuri

Jamaica Ladies
Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire
Christine Walker

This Grand Experiment
When Women Entered the Federal Workforce in Civil War–Era Washington, D.C.
Jessica Ziparo