Gender and Women’s Studies

General Resources

Women’s Studies Online Resources (Joan Korenman, University of Maryland, Baltimore County).
A comprehensive listing of annotated links to sites on women and gender-related issues, email discussion forums/listservs, syllabi, articles, and resources in teaching, research, program administration, and technology.

Women’s Studies Librarian’s Office (University of Wisconsin).
Wide-ranging links to online resources in women’s studies for research and teaching.  See “Curriculum” for syllabi and curricular materials, including exercises, modules, tutorials, and distance education courses in women’s studies.

Gender Issues in Teaching: Does Nurturing Academic Success in Women Mean Rethinking Some of What We Do in the Classroom?” Renee Romano. Speaking of Teaching, Stanford University Newsletter on Teaching, Vol. 6, No. 1, Fall 1994.
Discusses classroom patterns that affect women negatively. Suggests specific ways instructors can evaluate and improve the classroom climate for women, including the use of alternative teaching methods.

Feminist Teacher.
Provides a forum for discussions of feminist pedagogies, cultural assumptions, and forms of oppression in classrooms and institutions from grade school to graduate school. Print and online subscriptions available.

Women’s Studies:  Core Books (ACRL/WSS), University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.
Homepage to a comprehensive searchable database of women’s studies books currently in print and women’s audio visuals in English.  Click on “Search the Collection” for access to titles arranged by subject area or “Guided Search” to find specific materials.

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000.
An online journal/resource for students and scholars.  Much is available through links at this editorial website, but full access to the database requires library subscription.  Has Teacher’s Corner, Scholar’s Edition, and list of Full-Text Sources. 

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Michigan State University Resources

MSU’s Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen) in International Studies and Programs (ISP).

See also General Social Science Resources for additional discipline-specific materials.

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