Resources for Feminist Research

Bilingual scholarly journal publishes double issues per year on feminist theory, research, and activism, bibliographies, book reviews, and abstracts of Canadian feminist journals.

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 1/2, Winter

A Feminist I: Reflections from Academia
Christine OverallPeterborough, ON: Broadview Press, 1998; 214 pp.Reviewed by Carolyn McLeodDepartment of PhilosophyUniversity of Western OntarioLondon, OntarioAs Christine Overall explains, A Feminist I: Reflections from Academia is an effort in "theoretical...
Books Received/livers Recus
Allen, Carolyn and Judith A. Howard, eds. Provoking Feminisms. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2000.Angelides, Steven. A History of Bisexuality. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2001.Baker, Maureen. Families,...
'Designing Women': Gender and the Architectural Profession
Annmarie Adams and Peta TancredToronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000; 190 pp.Reviewed by Emily AndreaeGraduate, Faculty of Architecture, Landscape & Design, 1999University of TorontoandJanice AndreaeEnglishYork UniversityToronto, Ontario ...
Gendered Reading Tactics: Public Intellectuals and Community in Diaspora [among the White Moon Faces: An Asian-American Memoir of Homeland], [Volcano: A Memoir of Hawai'i]
In this article, the author discusses two Asia-Pacific diasporic narratives of children of immigrants: Shirley Geok-lin Lim's Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian-American Memoir of Homeland and Garrett Hongo's Volcano: A Memoir of Hawai'i, She explores...
In but Not at Home: Women of Colour in the Academy
Twelve years ago, in 1990, I published a short story called "The Summer Job." In it, the narrator, a contract faculty member hired at the last moment to teach a summer course, sends out job applications and papers to refereed journals on university letterhead...
Journeying Forward: Dreaming First Nations' Independence
Patricia A. Monture-AngusHalifax: Fernwood Publishing, 1999; 175 pp.Reviewed by Jasmin HabibInstitute on Globalization and the Human ConditionMcMaster UniversityHamilton, OntarioThe law is not only a framework for ordering social life but also a process...
Out in the Cold: Surviving Graduate School as a Woman of Colour
[The following article is adapted from introductory remarks made on the occasion of the launch of York Stories: Women in Higher Education at York University, on September 29, 2000,] I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important...
Philosophy and the Protection of the Personal
This article is concerned with mapping out what has all too often been excluded from knowledge, everyday experience and its interpretation. The author argues that attention to experience is particularly necessary for "disciplines that depend on and teach...
Reflections on Feminist Activism within Two Distinct Universities: Timing and Location for Transformational Activities
This text is a slightly revised, written version of remarks delivered on September 29, 2000 at York University, on the occasion of the launch of York Stories: Women in Higher Education, edited by The York Stories Collective, and published in Toronto...
Studying Men and Masculinity
Feminism has challenged existing gender arrangements and intellectual orthodoxies. However, there is a strong tendency to assume that "gender" issues are issues about women. Feminist thought has sometimes reinforced this tendency, because feminist research...
The Painter/her Dilemma: Visualizing Uncertainty in a Territory of Visual Art
To present visual art within the confines of a scholarly journal and as part of a discussion on the impact of gender on the academic disciplines is not straightforward. I do not consider myself to be an academic, even though I work in the academy of...
Where the Body Is a Battleground: Materializing Gender in the Humanities
In this article, the author investigates the insights that attention to research in neuropsychiatry might offer feminist theorizing about the body and subjectivity in the humanities. Her argument incorporates both the writings of Judith Butler and Peter...