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Women & Language

A peer-reviewed journal that publishes original scholarly articles and creative work

covering all aspects of communication, language, and gender

Explore our current issue...

Volume 45, Issue 2
Fall 2022

with Articles on...

hookup culture, reconciling feminism and Christianity, the patriarchy in heart disease, and Mom Rage

and Book Reviews of...

Militarized Maternity: Experiencing Pregnancy in the U.S. Armed Forces by Megan D. McFarlane

Electing Madam Vice President: When Women Run Women Win by Nichola Gutgold

A Women’s History of the Beatles by Christine Feldman-Barrett

Branding Black Womanhood: Media Citizenship from Black Power to Black Girl Magic by Timeka N. Tounsel 

Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son by Richie Jackson 

Women & Language embraces the scholarly freedoms of a computer-mediated and digitally-enabled world by publishing scholarly and creative work that may not be possible to disseminate through traditional print journals.
Submit to W&L

Contributions may be empirical, rhetorical-critical, interpretive, theoretical, and/or artistic. We invite submissions from scholars, students, activists, and practitioners at any stage of their careers and all appropriate research methodologies are welcome. Please direct all inquiries about the process to Editor, Siobhan E. Smith-Jones, at  

Subscribe to W&L

W&L publishes two issues per year, and subscriptions start at $25. 

The W&L Team

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Siobhan E. Smith-Jones​
University of Louisville

Editorial Assistant

Elyssa Q. Smith
University of Louisville
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