FWSA Pen and book

We are pleased to announce that the special issue of the Journal of International Women’s Studies featuring the winning and shortlisted essays from the 2014 FWSA essay competition has now been published. “New Directions in Feminist Studies – Emotions, Activisms, Intersectionality” is edited by Trishima Mitra-Kahn and Katya Salmi, and marks the 10th anniversary of the essay prize. The issue can be accessed online here: http://vc.bridgew.edu/jiws/

Contents

Introduction: New Directions in Feminist Studies – Emotions, Activisms, Intersectionality, Trishima Mitra-Kahn and Katya Salmi

Cross Gender Casting as Feminist Interventions in the Staging of Early Modern plays, Gemma Miller (Birkbeck) (prize winner)

You Are What you (M)eat: Explorations of Masculinity, Meat Eating and Masquerade, Amy Calvert (Lancaster University)

A rude Awakening: Sleeping Beauty as a Metaphor for the slumber of post-feminism, Kendra Reynolds (Ulster University)

Sexuality, Religion and Nationalism: A contrapuntal reading of the history of female activism and political change in Modern Egypt, Jihan Zakkariya (Cardiff University)

Not all feminist ideas are equal: Anti-capitalist feminism and female complicity, Guiliana Monteverde (Ulster University)

The Personal is Political Science: epistemological and methodological issues in feminist social science research on prostitution, Emily St. Denny (Nottingham Trent)