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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 46, Issue 2
Fall 2023

with Articles and Poems on...

Organizational Silencing through Apologia, Failing at Feminism, the Gender Leadership Gap, and Anti-racist Feminist Leadership on Twitter. 

and Book Reviews of...

Unruly Souls: The Digital Activism of Muslim and Christian Feminists by Kristin M. Peterson

Digital Me: Trans Students Exploring Future Possible Selves Online by Z Nicolazzo, Alden C. Jones, and Sy Simms 

Making Choices, Making Do: Survival Strategies of Black and White Working-Class Women during the Great Depression by Lois Rita Helmbold

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  

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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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