Women's studies

Women's studies

Aug 20, 2020
Women's journal submission rates fell as their caring responsibilities jumped due to COVID-19. Without meaningful interventions, the trend is likely to continue.

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August 20, 2020
Women's journal submission rates fell as their caring responsibilities jumped due to COVID-19. Without meaningful interventions, the trend is likely to continue.
December 5, 2018
Scholars say their field is coming under increasing pressures from forces outside the academy who want to delegitimize it.
November 20, 2017
At National Women’s Studies Association annual gathering, scholar talks using trigger warnings and safe spaces as a way to engage men in feminist discourse.
November 13, 2017
Outside a conference she helped organize, the noted philosopher and gender theorist was burned (as a witch) in effigy. She describes the opposition and the experience of being attacked in this way.
July 24, 2017
Divisions within the journal’s editorial board, sparked by an article on transgenderism, lead to the resignations of top editors and suspension of associate editorial board.
December 1, 2015
The National Women's Studies Association becomes the latest scholarly group to join the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel.
November 20, 2015
Women's studies scholars object to professional association's new stance on representation from women's centers workers.
October 29, 2013
Do male professors need and seek out attention from their female students? A popular feminist blogger thinks so, as do many of her Twitter followers.
August 21, 2013
Disgraced professor renews the discussion over whether those leading the field should have degrees in it.
June 6, 2013
A decadelong research initiative out of the University of California at Berkeley culminates in a detailed look at the effects of children on men's and women's academic careers.

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