Gender Studies

Gender Studies Events, Announcements and Opportunities


We are pleased to announce the publication of the first Virtual Issue (V1,2013) of Gender and language, Edited by Paul Baker

Corpus approaches to Gender and Language

It is free to download from the Gender and Language Website

Virtual Issue Articles

'But her language skills shifted the family dynamics dramatically' Language, gender and the construction of publics in two British newspapers, Sally Johnson & Astrid Ensslin

Men and emotion talk: Evidence from the experience of illness, Johnathan Charteris-Black & Clive Seale

Metaphorically speaking: Constructions of gender and career in the Danish financial sector, Lise-Lotte Holmgreen

Will Ms ever be as frequent as Mr? A corpus-based comparison of gendered terms across four diachronic corpora of British English, Paul Baker

Language, sexuality and place: The view from cyberspace, Brian King


Click here for the Society for Educating Women Conference 2013 information

Click here for the 6th Annual Conference of the Society for Educating Women (SEW) information

The National Women's Studies Association offers the following scholarships for graduate students.

Please see all of the NWSA's prizes and awards, including online application forms at

Please note:

To be considered for the following scholarships, applicants must:

*be current 2013 members before the deadline

*use the online forms for submission

*meet the requirements as described in each application

Incomplete applications or applicants without a membership will not be considered.

NWSA Graduate Scholarship: Deadline May 15

NWSA will award $1,000 to a student who, in the fall of the year of the award, will be engaged in the research or writing stages of a Master's Thesis or Ph.D. Dissertation in the interdisciplinary field of womens's studies.The research project must be on women and must enhance the NWSA mission.

Lesbian Caucus Award: Deadline May 15

The purpose of the annual NWSA Lesbian Caucus Award is to provide a $500 research award in recognition of a Master's Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation research project in areas of Lesbian, Queer, and LGBT Studies that resonates with the mission of NWSA.

Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards: Deadline May 15

The purpose of the Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards is to discover, encourage, and promote the intellectual developement of emerging scholars who engage in critical theoretical discussions and/or analyses about feminist/womanist issues concerning women and girls of color in the United States and the diaspora.

Four (4) $500 awards are available for women of color who are current graduate students and are current members of NWSA.