vol 42 2016 Issue 42-1 Issue 42-2 Issue 42-3
Issue 42-3

The scholarly works in this issue offer reflections on the travels of the term gender: in French Canadian feminist circles; the misreadings of gender and sexuality in histories of post-WWII New York City; and the gains and gaps in activism against gender-based violence and inequality. Geneviève Pagé recounts how the term gender was taken up in French Canadian scholarship, while Alix Genter offers a visual history of what butchness meant in 1950s and 1960s New York City. Julie R. Enszer tracks the representation of women writers through literary grants offered by the National Endowment for the Arts and in Norton anthologies, making the case that gender parity remains an elusive goal. Elizabeth Jean Hornbeck narrates the 1980 horror film The Shining as a commentary on violence against women that uses the Gothic form to salutary effect. Nikki Lane reviews recent scholarship in black queer ethnography, and Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor introduces us to the feminist eco-art of Pamela Longobardi. Our special section “Poetry in the Wake” presents work by Deborah Rosenfelt, Rosamond S. King, Ashwini Tambe, Yvette Christiansë, Amanda Solomon Amorao, and Carmen Giménez Smith. Our featured poets, apart from the special section, are Hannah Baker Saltmarsh and Karen An-hwei Lee. In our closing forum on trigger warnings, Alexis Lothian and Ramzi Fawaz propose innovative classroom practices in response to a contentious pedagogical debate.




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Poetry in the Wake

Deborah Rosenfelt
    I Need a Poem
Rosamond S. King
    This Was Always Going to Be a Poem about Work
Ashwini Tambe
    November 9; One Week Later
Yvette Christiansë
Amanda Solomon Amorao
    To My Student Who Is an Immigrant
Carmen Giménez Smith

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Geneviève Pagé
Gender at the Crossing: Ideological Travelings of US and French Thought in Montreal Feminism
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Alix Genter
Appearances Can Be Deceiving: Butch-Femme Fashion and Queer Legibility in New York City, 1945–1969
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Nikki Lane
Bringing Flesh to Theory: Ethnography, Black Queer Theory, and Studying Black Sexualities (Review Essay)
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Jennifer A.Wagner-Lawlor
Regarding Intimacy, Regard, and Transformative Feminist Practice in the Art of Pamela Longobardi (Art Essay)
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Elizabeth Jean Hornbeck
Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?:
Domestic Violence in The Shining
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Julie R. Enszer
“She Who Shouts Gets Heard!”: Counting and Accounting for Women Writers in Literary Grants and Norton Anthologies
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Forum: Trigger Warnings in the Classroom

Alexis Lothian
Choose Not to Warn: Trigger Warnings and Content Notes from Fan Culture to Feminist Pedagogy
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Ramzi Fawaz
How to Make a Queer Scene, or Notes toward a Practice of Affective Curation
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Creative Work

Hannah Baker Saltmarsh
    Notice; Index of Jobs for Women (Poetry)
Karen An-hwei Lee
    On New-Wave Asian Feminist Mermaids;
    The Final Words of Madame Mao (Poetry)
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Cover Art

Pamela Longobardi, Anthropocene I (Supernature), 2013.

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