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Women & Language

Electronic and print subscriptions to W&L start at $25. Or, check with your institutional library - the following EBSCO databases provide full-text access to Women & Language:

  • Communication & Mass Media Complete

  • Communication Abstracts

  • Women’s Studies International

Current Issue

Volume 44, Issue 1
Spring 2021


Performative Face in Disclosing Sexual Harassment to Close Others
Stephanie Kaczynski and Kendra Knight
doi: 10.34036/WL.2021.001

We March On: Voices from the Women’s March on Washington
Jamie C. Capuzza and Tamara Daily
doi: 10.34036/WL.2021.002

Performing “Dad” Amidst Disruption: Confronting Hegemonic
Discourses of Fatherhood
Sarah M. Parsloe, Stephanie A. Tikkanen, and Brittany L. Peterson
doi: 10.34036/WL.2021.003

Coverage of Straight vs. Gay Spouses of Candidates in Newspapers
during the Finnish Presidential Election
Pekka Isotalus
doi: 10.34036/WL.2021.004

Book Reviews
Presumed Incompetent II: Race, Class, Power, and Resistance of Women
in Academia
edited by Yolanda Flores Niemann, Gabriella Gutiérrez
y Muhs, & Carmen G. González
Brenda J. Allen
doi: 10.34036/WL.2021.005

Food Blogs, Postfeminism, and the Communication of Expertise by
Alane L. Presswood
Wendy Atkins-Sayre
doi: 10.34036/WL.2021.006

Celebrating M. Chad McBride
Dawn O. Braithwaite
doi: 10.34036/WL.2021.007

Chad McBride: Cura Personalis Embodied and Enacted
Paaige K. Turner
doi: 10.34036/WL.2021.008

M. Chad McBride: Colleague, Collaborator, and Friend
Karla Mason Bergen
doi: 10.34036/WL.2021.009

“Courageous and Authentic”: In Honor of M. Chad McBride
Paige Toller
doi: 10.34036/WL.2021.010

Embodiment of Selflessness
Allison R. Thorson
doi: 10.34036/WL.2021.011

Measure in Love: In Honor of M. Chad McBride
Erika L. (Dakin) Kirby
doi: 10.34036/WL.2021.012

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W&L Online

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.
Explore all of W&L Online, including our first fully online special issue, “Nasty (Wo)manifestos”​:

Read our special issues...

Transcending the Acronym

edited by Leland G. Spencer

Volume 41, Issue 1 - Fall 2018

Nasty (Wo)manifestos

Volume 40, Issue 2 - Spring 2018

edited by Bernardo A. Attias and Jeanine M. Mingé

On First Lady Michelle Obama

edited by Cerise L. Glenn, Siobhan E.

Smith-Jones, and Karla D. Scott

Volume 40, Issue 1 - Winter 2017/2018

Health, Gender, Sexuality, and Sex

edited by Deborah Ballard-Reisch and

Kimberly Kline

Volume 39, Issue 1 - Fall 2016

Engaged Scholarship

edited by Jimmie Manning and Renée Houston

Volume 38, Issue 1 - Spring 2015

The Value of the “Bad Feminist”

edited by Patty Sotirin

Volume 36, Issue 2 - Fall 2013

Mic Checking the Patriarchy

edited by Mary Vavrus

Volume 35, Issue 1 - Spring 2012

On Humanitarian Crises

edited by Cynthia Weber

Volume 34, Issue 1 - 2011

War, Language, and Gender

edited by Anita Taylor and MJ Hardman

Volume 27, Issue 2 - Fall 2004


edited by Anita Taylor and Linda Perry

Volume 24, Issue 2 - Fall 2001

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