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 2
Fall 2020

with Articles on...

rhetoric, feminism, science fiction, Joanna Russ, Jane Austen, performance, visual rhetoric, Dungeons & Dragons, popular culture, alt-right masculinities, and ethnonationalism

Book Reviews of...

Terrorizing Gender: Transgender Visibility and the Surveillance of the
U.S. Security State
by Mia Fischer

Feminists Don’t Wear Pink and Other Lies: Amazing Women on What the
F-Word Means to Them
, curated by Scarlett Curtis

Persuasive Acts: Women’s Rhetorics in the Twenty-First Century, edited
by Shari J. Stenberg and Charlotte Hogg

and a Forum led by...

matthew heinz and Shinsuke Eguchi

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 
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Editorial Assistants

Megan Schoettler
Miami University
Lydia Allison
Miami University