State of the Field: Feminist Theory

By: Christina Quintana


Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies –

Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies –

Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society –

Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature –

Women’s Studies Quarterly –


Books Published in the Last Two Years:

Abu-Lughod, Lila. Do Muslim Women Need Saving? Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2013.

Anderson, Kristin J. Modern Misogyny: Anti-feminism in a Post-feminist Era. New York: Oxford UP, 2014.

Gay, Roxane. Bad Feminist: Essays. New York: Harper Perennial, 2014.

Willis, Ellen. The Essential Ellen Willis. Ed. Nona Willis Aronowitz. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota, 2014.


Annual Conferences:

Feminist Art History Conference –

National Women’s Studies Association –

Society for the Study of American Women Writers –

Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages –


University Press Series:

Re-Reading the Canon, Penn State University Press –

Studies in Feminist Philosophy, Oxford University Press –

Women in Culture and Society, University of Chicago Press –


Speaker Series:

Feminist Research Speaker Series, University of Alberta –

Through Feminist Eyes Speaker Series, Virginia Tech –

Women and Gender Speaker Series, UNC Charlotte –


Scholarly Blogs:

Feminist Frequency –

Feministing –

The Feminist Wire –

The F Word –


Twitter Accounts Maintained by Scholars in the Field:

bell hooks –

Cherríe Moraga –

Gloria Steinem –


Twitter Accounts Maintained by Institutions:

Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University –

National Women’s Studies Association –

University of Michigan Women’s Studies Department –