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The Reading Room

~ Bibliography ~

Amplifier. n.d. “We the Future: Join Amplifier and 20000 educators across the country to tell a new story about the future of America.” Amplifier, accessed August 5, 2020.


Banet-Weiser, Sarah. 2018. Empowered: Popular feminism and popular misogyny. Durham: Duke University Press.


Barthes, Roland. 2014. "Myth Today." In Ideology, edited by Terry Eagleton. New York: Routledge.


Bartos, Rena. 1982. The Moving Target: What Every Marketer Should Know About Woman. New York: The Free Press.


Bing, Janet. 2007. "Liberated Jokes: Sexual Humor in All-Female Groups." Humor 20 (4): 337-366.


Bradner, Liesl. 2017. “The art of the protest poster: New book documents feminist designs from the 1970s and '80s.” Los Angeles Time, November 20, 2017.


Catherine H. Palczewski. 2005. “The Male Madonna and the Feminine Uncle Sam: Visual Argument, Icons, and Ideographs in 1909 Anti-Woman Suffrage Postcards.” Quarterly Journal of Speech, 91 (4):365-394.


Collins, Kate. 2016. “Rena Bartos and “The Moving Target” in Modern Advertising.” The Devil’s Tale, November 21, 2016.


Doherty, Maggie. 2020. “Feminist Factions United and Filled the Streets for This Historic March.” New York Times, August 26, 2020.


Donner, Francesca. (2020.) “How Women are Getting Squeezed by the Pandemic.” New York Times, May 20, 2020.


Erase Covid. 2020. “Art for COVID-19 Pandemic, Posters, Notecards, and More.” Last modified September 29, 2020.


Florey, Kenneth. 2013. Women's Suffrage Memorabilia: An Illustrated Historical Study. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.


Freeman, Judith A. 1984. "The Distorting Image: Women and Advertising, 1900-1960." Master’s thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.


Gabriel, Mary. 2019. Ninth street women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five painters and the movement that changed modern art. New York: Little, Brown and Company.


Gambino, Megan. 2012. “Document Deep Dive: Rosa Parks' Arrest Records.” Smithsonian Magazine, November 28, 2012.


Gay, Roxane. 2019. Bad Feminist: Essays. Munich: Btb Verlag.


Hess, Amanda. 2020. “The Wing Is a Women's Utopia. Unless You Work There.” New York Times, March 17, 2020.


Hitchens, Christopher. 2007. “Why Women Aren't Funny.” Vanity Fair.


Kahn, Michael, Richard Samuel West, Bill Watterson, and Dean Mullaney. 2014. What Fools These Mortals Be!. San Diego, CA: IDW Publishing.


Kim, Jean. 2019. "Women and Their Struggle to be Considered Funny as Told through the Study of Female Standup Comics." Master’s thesis, City University of New York.


Legman, G. 1969. Rationale of the dirty joke: An analysis of sexual humor. London: Cape.

Lewis, Ann F. 2015. “Ann Lewis Women’s Suffrage Collection”. Ann Lewis.


Lewis, Charles, and John Neville. 1995. " Images of Rosie: A Content Analysis of Women Workers in American Magazine Advertising, 1940–1946." Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 72 (1): 216−27.


Lewis, Danny. 2016. “These Anti-Suffrage Postcards Warned Against Giving Women the Vote.” Smithsonian Magazine, July 19, 2016.


Library of Congress. 1956. ”Woman fingerprinted. Mrs. Rosa Parks, Negro seamstress, whose refusal to move to the back of a bus touched off the bus boycott in Montgomery, Ala.” Library of Congress.


Loughrey, Clarisse. 2018. “The feminist appeal of Jessica Rabbit – 30 years on.” Independent, June 23, 2018.


Ludden, Jennifer. 2010. “Can Working Moms 'Have It All'? Ha!” NPR, March 14, 2010.


Margeaux Walter. 2019. “Cumulus, 2019, Believe me series.” Margeaux Walter,


McCarthy, Ellen, Caitlin Gibson, Helena Andrews-Dyer and Amy Joyce. 2020. “A working mom’s quarantine life: Wenlei Zhang.” The Washington Post, March 10, 2020.


McEuen, Melissa A. 2016. "Women, Gender, and World War II." In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.


Nathanson, Elizabeth. 2013. Television and Postfeminist Housekeeping: No Time for Mother. New York, NY: Routledge.


Newton, Helmut. 1976. Saddle I, Paris (at the Hotel Lancaster), 1976. Artsy, September 30, 2020.


Nussbaum, Emily. 2015. “Last Girl In Larchmont.” The New Yorker, February 16, 2020.


Orr, Jill. 2012. “I Can Bring Home the Bacon, but the Rest is on You.” An exercise in Narcissism, February 27, 2012.


Phillips, John. 2019. Posters from Paddington Printshop. London, UK: Four Corners Books. 

Pussyhat Project. n.d. “Our Story.” Pussyhat Project. Accessed August 1, 2020.


Raji, Nafisah Ayobola. 2013. “Hank Willis Thomas: Branding Black Men-Identity & Violence through Images of Black Masculinity.” Bepress.


Reilly, Maura and Linda Nochlin. 2015. Women Artists: The Linda Nochlin Reader. London, UK: Thames & Hudson.

Rothman, Lily, and Arpita Aneja. 2015. “You Still Don't Know the Whole Rosa Parks Story.” Time, November 30, 2015.

Ruminski, Elesha L., and Annette M. Holba, eds. 2011. Communicative Understandings of Women's Leadership Development: From Ceilings of Glass to Labyrinth Paths. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.


Salmans, Sandra. 1982. “Banishing Cliches in Advertising to Women.” New York Times, July 18, 1982.


Stevenson, Prue, Susan Mackie, Anne Robinson and Jess Baines. 2017. See Red Women's Workshop feminist posters, 1974-1990. London: Four Corners Books.


Stringfellow, Kim. 2016. “Borax: The Magic Crystal.” The Mojave Project, April 15, 2016.


The Crown. 2016. “Dear Mrs. Kennedy.” Netflix,


University of Washington Libraries. n.d. “A Ballot for the Lady: Washington Women's Struggle for the Vote (1850-1910).” University of Washington Libraries, accessed September 17, 2020.


Weiss, Elaine. 2018. “Women, Booze and the Vote.” New York Times, March 5, 2018.


Willett, Cynthia, and Julie Willett. 2019. Uproarious: How Feminists and Other Subversive Comics Speak Truth. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.


Wollney, Easton and Miglena Sternadori. 2019. “Feminine, Competent, Submissive: A Multimodal Analysis of Depictions of Women in U.S. Wartime Persuasive Messages During World War I and World War II.” Visual Communication Quarterly 26 (1): 3-21.

Wollney, Easton, and Miglena Sternadori. 2019. "Feminine, Competent, Submissive: A Multimodal Analysis of Depictions of Women in US Wartime Persuasive Messages During World War I and World War II." Visual Communication Quarterly 26 (1): 3−21.

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