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 Fall-Winter

Books Received/Livres 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....
Break-Throughs, Break-Ins and Break-Ups: The Impact of Gender Studies across the Disciplines. (Introduction)
The articles in this special issue of RFR/DRF recognize the tension between the positive, productive side of erecting borders around feminist scholarship through the development of women's studies and gender studies programs and the goal of integrating...
Gendered Reading Tactics: Public Intellectuals and Community in Diaspora. (Articles)
In this article, the author discusses two Asia-Pacific diasporic narratives of children of immigrants: Shirley Geok-tin 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 *. (Reports/Rapports)
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...
La Difficile Pratique De la Recherche Feministe Interdisciplinaire. (Articles)
Dans un autre article du present numero, Olivette Genest relate l'experience vecue par une equipe de professeures de l'Universite de Montreal ayant anime pendant dix ans un seminaire pluridisciplinaire sur les theories teministes. Cette experience...
L'interdisciplinarite: Mode D'emploi? (Articles)
Ces extraits des [much less than] memoires [much greater than] d'une experience en interdisciplinarite relatent l'etape premiere d'une recherche commune qu'explicite l'article de Marie-Andree Bertrand dans ce meme numero. Le jumelage de nos deux contributions...
Out in the Cold: Surviving Graduate School as a Woman of Colour. (Reports/Rapports)
[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. (Articles)
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...
Reflections on Feminist Activism within Two Distinct Universities: Timing and Location for Transformational Activities. (Reports/Rapports)
Constance Backhause (1) 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,...
Studying Men and Masculinity. (Articles)
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...
The Painter/her Dilemma: Visualizing Uncertainty in a Territory of Visual Art. (Articles)
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 (1). (Articles)
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 Buffer and...
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