More than fifty affiliated scholars participate in the Department of Women's and Gender Studies and its Critical Gender Studies Research Initiative. Our Scholar Commons project collects feminist and queer work produced by faculty across the Santa Clara campus.

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Books from 2016

Gender in Modern East Asia: An Integrated History, Barbara Molony, Janet Theiss, and Hyaeweol Choi

Books from 2015

Expanding the Circle: Creating an Inclusive Environment in Higher Education for LGBTQ Students and Studies, John C. Hawley

Genocide and Gender in the Twentieth Century: A Comparative Survey, Amy E. Randall

Books from 2014

The Female American, James Freitas and Michelle Burnham

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Women and Gender: Useful Categories of Analysis in Environmental History, Nancy Unger

Submissions from 2013

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Breaking the Ties: French Romantic Socialism and the Critique of Liberal Slave Emancipation, Naomi J. Andrews

Submissions from 2011

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D'Eichthal and Urbain's Lettres sur la race noire et la race blanche: race, gender, and reconciliation after Slave Emancipation, Naomi Andrews

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"The Universal Alliance of All Peoples": Romantic Socialists, the Human Family, and the Defense of Empire during the July Monarchy, 1830-1848, Naomi J. Andrews

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Female Bodies and Capitalist Drive: Leonora Sansay's Secret History in Transoceanic Context, Michelle Burnham

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Sherman Alexie’s Indian Killer as Indigenous Gothic, Michelle Burnham

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Trade, Time, and the Calculus of Risk in Early Pacific Travel Writing, Michelle Burnham

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Gender, Genre and Slavery: The Other Rowson, Rowson's Others, Eileen Elrod

New Directions in Feminism and Human Rights, Sharmila Lodhia, Dana Collins, Sylvanna M. Falcon, and Molly Talcott

Submissions from 2010

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Samuel Gorton’s Leveller Aesthetics and the Economics of Colonial Dissent, Michelle Burnham

Phillis Wheatley’s Abolitionist Text: The 1834 Edition, Eileen Razzari Elrod

Submissions from 2008

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Teaching Lolita in a Course on Ethics and Literature, Marilyn Edelstein

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Diminished Access, Diverted Exclusion: Women and Land Tenure in Sub-Saharan Africa, Michael Kevane and Gray Leslie

Submissions from 2006

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Land, Labor, and Colonial Economics in Thomas Morton's "New English Canaan", Michelle Burnham

Submissions from 2005

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Textual Investments: Economics and Colonial American Writing, Michelle Burnham

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Multiculturalisms Past, Present, and Future, Marilyn Edelstein

Submissions from 2004

Epistolarity, Anticipation, and Revolution in Clara Howard, Michelle Burnham

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How did Belle La Follette Resist Racial Segregation in Washington D.C., 1913-1914?, Nancy Unger

Submissions from 2003

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The Feminist and the Socialist: Adele and Alphonse Esquiros, Naomi J. Andrews

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Utopian Androgyny: Romantic Socialists Confront Individualism in July Monarchy France, Naomi J. Andrews

The Periphery Within: Internal Colonialism and the Rhetoric of U.S. Nation-Building, Michelle Burnham

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Are Investments in Daughters Lower When Daughters Move Away? Evidence from Indonesia, Michael Kevane and David Levine

Submissions from 2002

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“La Mère Humanité”: Femininity in the Romantic Socialism of Pierre Leroux and the Abbé A.–L. Constant, Naomi J. Andrews

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Pomo Basketweaving, Poison, and the Politics of Restoration in Greg Sarris's Grand Avenue, Michelle Burnham

Submissions from 2001

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"However Extravagant thePretension": Bivocalism and U.S. Nation-Building In A Narrative ofthe Life of Mrs Mary Jemison, Michelle Burnham

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Moses and the Egyptian: Religious Authority in Olaudah Equiano's Iteresting Narrative, Eileen Razzari Elrod

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Microenterprise Lending to Female Entrepreneurs: Sacrificing Economic Growth for Poverty Alleviation?, Michael Kevane and Bruce Wydick

Submissions from 2000

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Merchants, Money, and the Economics of “Plain Style” in William Bradford’s Of Plymouth Plantation, Michelle Burnham

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My Mother's Legacy: Trying to Make a Difference through Teaching and Research, Marilyn Edelstein

Submissions from 1999

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Harriet Wilson and the White Reader: Authority and Audience in Our Nig, Eileen Razzari Elrod

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Social Norms and the Time Allocation of Women's Labor in Burkina Faso, Michael Kevane and Bruce Wydick

Submissions from 1998

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"I Lied All the Time": Trickster Discourse and Ethnographic Authority in "CrashingThunder", Michelle Burnham

I Did Not Make Myself So. . .’: Samson Occom and American Religious Autobiography, Eileen Razzari Elrod

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Extra-Household Norms and Intra-Household Bargaining: Gender in Sudan and Burkina Faso, Michael Kevane

Submissions from 1997

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Anne Hutchinson and the Economics of Antinomian Selfhood in Colonial New England, Michelle Burnham

Rebellion, Restraint, and New England Religion: The Ambivalent Feminism of Mary Wilkins Freeman, Eileen Razzari Elrod

Submissions from 1996

Between England and America: Captivity, Sympathy, and the Sentimental Novel, Michelle Burnham

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Ethics and Contemporary American Literature: Revisiting the Controversy over John Gardner's On Moral Fiction, Marilyn Edelstein

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Truth is Stranger than Non-Fiction: Gender, Religion, and Contradiction in the Works of Rose Terry Cooke, Eileen Razzari Elrod

Submissions from 1995

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‘Exactly Like MyFather’: Feminist Hermeneutics inHarriet Beecher Stowe’s Non-Fiction, Eileen Razzari Elrod

"Mouth Put in the Dust": Personal Authority and Biblical Resonance in Anne Bradstreet’s Grief Poems, Eileen Razzari Elrod

Submissions from 1993

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Loopholes of Resistance: Harriet Jacobs' Slave Narrative and the Critique of Agency in Foucault, Michelle Burnham

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The Journey Between: Liminality and Dialogism in Mary White Rowlandson’s Captivity Narrative, Michelle Burnham

Submissions from 1992

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Ethics, Education, and 'Political Correctness, Marilyn Edelstein

Submissions from 1990

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"Dark lady and fair man": the love triangle in Shakespeare's sonnets and Ulysses, Michelle Burnham

Submissions from 1984

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The Function of Self-Consciousness in John Barth's Chimera, Marilyn Edelstein