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 42, Issue 2
Fall 2019 

with Articles on...

Conspiracy and Fake news; Hillary Clinton; Pizzagate; Linguistic Feminization; Nineteenth-Century French Press; Oral Histories; Evangelicalism; Sermons and Gender; African Epistemologies; Afrofuturism; and Women of Color Feminisms

Book Reviews of...

Emily Chang's Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boy's Club of Silicon Valley

Stacy Waite's Teaching Queer: Radical Possibilities for Writing and Knowing

Susan Fraiman's Extreme Domesticity: A View from the Margin

Lisa Wade's American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus

Bethany L. Johnson & Margaret M. Quinlan's You're Doing It Wrong!: Mothering, Media, and Medical Expertise

Editors Rachel Alicia Griffin and Michaela D.E. Meyer's Adventures in Shondaland: Identity Politics and the Power of Representation

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

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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.