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 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

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

Paradoxes

edited by Anita Taylor and Linda Perry

Volume 24, Issue 2 - Fall 2001