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 43, Issue 1
Spring 2020

with Articles and Creative Works on...

identity, feminism, performativity, queerness, punishment, rape, autoethnography, courtesy stigma, incarceration, feminist subjectivity, translation, virginity, transnational feminism, and  popular culture

Book Reviews of...

Kate Lockwood Harris's Beyond the Rapist: Title IX and Sexual Violence on US Campuses

Editors Leandra Hinojosa Hernández and Robert Gutierrez-Perez's This Bridge We Call Communication: Anzaldúan Approaches to Theory, Method, and Praxis

Diane L. Shoos' Domestic Violence in Hollywood Film: Gaslighting

Ebony A. Utley's He Cheated, She Cheated, We Cheated: Women Speak about Infidelity

Mason Funk's The Book of Pride: LGBTQ Heroes Who Changed the World

and a Forum led by...

Lamiyah Bahrainwala, with the Provocation "The Web of White Disengagement"

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.
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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, Leland G. Spencer at editorwomenandlanguage@gmail.com.  

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The W&L Team


 Leland G. Spencer​
Miami University 

Editorial Assistants

Megan Schoettler
Miami University
Lydia Allison
Miami University


Leland G. Spencer, PhD

Editor, Women & Language


Miami University

1601 University Blvd. 

Hamilton, OH 45011

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W&L is published by the College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science at Miami University and is affiliated with the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG). For more about OSCLG, visit www.osclg.org.