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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Submissions from 2017

Undocumented and in College: Students and Institutions in a Climate of National Hostility, Terry-Ann Jones and Laura Nichols

Women’s Activism and "Second Wave" Feminism: Transnational Histories, Barbara Molony and Jennifer Nelson

Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires since 1820, Kathryn Kish Sklar, Thomas Dublin, and Barbara Molony

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Adda F. Howie: "America’s Outstanding Woman Farmer", Nancy Unger

Submissions from 2016

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The Effect of Mothers’ Educational Credentials on Children’s Outcomes: Does Being a First-Generation or Continuing Generation College Graduate Matter?, Susan A. Dumais and Laura Nichols

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

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Pushing and Pulling Emerging Adults through College: College Generational Status and the Influence of Parents and Others in the First Year, Laura Nichols and Ángel Islas

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Beyond the “Digital Divide:” The Computer Girls of Seelampur, Sreela Sarkar

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Passionate Producers: Corporate Interventions in Expanding the Promise of the Information Society, Sreela Sarkar

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The Unexpected Belle La Follette, Nancy Unger

Submissions from 2015

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Who decides racial identity? Not Rachel Dolezal, Margalynne Armstrong and Stephanie M. Wildman

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Claiming Lesbian History: The Romance Between Fact and Fiction, Linda Garber

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

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Gay and Lesbian Culture and Politics, John C. Hawley

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Changing Access To Land For Women In Sub-Saharan Africa, Michael Kevane

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Deconstructing Sita's Blues: Questions of Mis/representation, Cultural Property, and Feminist Critique in Nina Paley's Ramayana, Sharmila Lodhia

The Absent Presence and the Art of Autobiography in Barack Obama's Dreams From My Father, Aparajita Nanda

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The Black Frontier, Aparajita Nanda

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'Each Wise Nymph that Angles for a Heart': The Politics of Courtship in the Boston 'Fishing Lady' Pictures, Andrea Pappas

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

Belle La Follette: Progressive Era Reformer, Nancy Unger

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Wise Latina/os Reflect on Role Models, Acting Affirmatively, and Structures of Discrimination: In Honor of Richard Delgado, Stephanie M. Wildman and Lucy Gaines

Submissions from 2014

Ancres invisibles, Jimia Boutouba

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The Moudawana Syndrome: Gender Trouble in Contemporary Morocco, Jimia Boutouba

The Female American, James Freitas and Michelle Burnham

Women and Development in Africa: How Gender Works, 2nd Edition, Michael Kevane

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Stop Importing Weapons of Family Destruction!’ Cyberdiscourses, Patriarchal Anxieties and the Male Backlash Movement in India, Sharmila Lodhia

Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism: Critical Imaginaries for a Global Age, Aparajita Nanda

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In Search of a Jewish Audience: New York’s Guild Art Gallery, 1935-1937, Andrea Pappas

Women and Social Movements, International--1840 to Present., Kathryn Kish Sklar, Thomas Dublin, and Barbara Molony

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The “Other” Women in Family Life: Recognizing the Significance of Aunt/Niece/Nephew Communication, Patricia J. Sotirin and Laura L. Ellingson

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

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In Honor of Angela Harris: Finding Breathing Space, Embracing the Contradictions, and "Education Work", Stephanie M. Wildman

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Practicing Social Justice Feminism in the Classroom, Stephanie M. Wildman

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Reflections on Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia Symposium—The Plenary Panel, Stephanie M. Wildman, Angela Mae Kupenda, Maritza I. Reyes, Angela Onwauchi-Willig, and Adiren Katherine Wing

Submissions from 2013

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

Les Enfants de l’ombre: Dalila Kerchouche. Leila: Avoir dix-ans dans un camp de harkis, Jimia Boutouba

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Rupturing otherness, fashioning the self: The aesthetics and politics of self-transformation in Sakinna Boukhedenna’s Journal ‘Nationalité: immigré(e)’, Jimia Boutouba

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Distancing the Past: New Forms of Discomfort with AIDS in the U.S, John C. Hawley

Days of Revolution: Political Unrest in an Iranian Village, Mary Elaine Hegland

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Power, Politics, and Domestic Desire in Octavia Butler’s Lilith’s Brood, Aparajita Nanda

Strangled Cry: The Communication and Experience of Trauma., Aparajita Nanda and Peter Bray

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Privilege Revealed: Past, Present, & Future [Revisiting Privilege Revealed and Reflecting on Teaching and Learning Together], Stephanie M. Wildman

Social Justice: Professionals, Communities and Law, 2nd Edition, Stephanie M. Wildman, Martha Mahoney, and John Calmore

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A Social Justice Lens Turned on Legal Education: Next Steps in Representing the Vulnerable and Inspiring Law Students, Stephanie M. Wildman and Deborah Moss-West

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Living Values through the Center for Social Justice and Public Service, Stephanie M. Wildman and Deborah Moss-West

Submissions from 2012

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Femmes d’images et images de femmes: Parcours féminins et culture visuelle au Maghreb, Jimia Boutouba

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"I Enter Into Its Burning": Yvonne Vera's Beautiful Cauldron of Violence, John C. Hawley

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Gendered production and consumption in rural Africa, Michael Kevane

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Soviet Masculinities: Guest Editor's Introduction, Amy E. Randall

Beyond Nature’s Housekeepers: American Women in Environmental History, Nancy Unger

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Introduction: Sex, Sexuality, and Gender as Useful Categories in Environmental History, Nancy Unger

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Revisiting the Work We Know So Little About: Race, Wealth, Privilege, and Social Justice, Stephanie M. Wildman, Beverly Moran, and Margalynne J. Armstrong

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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The Poetics of Professionalism Among Dialysis Technicians, Laura L. Ellingson

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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

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From “Mothers of Humanity” to “Assisting the Emperor”: Gendered Belonging in the Wartime Rhetoric of Japanese Feminist Ichikawa Fusae, Barbara Molony

Black California: A Literary Anthology, Aparajita Nanda

Writing the Self in ‘Heterotopic’ Spaces: Reading Nawal Sadaawi’s Woman at Point Zero, Aparajita Nanda

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Homelessness and the Mobile Shelter System: Public Transportation as Shelter, Laura Nichols and Fernando Cázares

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"Abortion Will Deprive You of Happiness!"Soviet Reproductive Politics in the Post-Stalin Era, Amy E. Randall

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The 'Right' to Control Her Own Body?: Soviet Women, Abortion and the State, Amy E. Randall

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Performing Mythic Identity: An Analysis and Critique of “The Ethnogs”, Nick Trujillo, Bob Krizek, Patty Sotirin, Laura L. Ellingson, Melanie Bailey Mills, Shirley Drew, and Chris Poulos

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Gender Integration of the Legal Academy: The Role of the AALS Section on Women in Legal Education, Stephanie M. Wildman

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Women’s work, Stephanie M. Wildman

Women and the law stories, Stephanie M. Wildman and Elizabeth Schneider

Submissions from 2010

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

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New Directions in Feminism and Human Rights, Dana Collins, Sylvanna Falcón, Sharmila Lodhia, and Molly Talcott

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A Feminist Forecast for Health Communication Research in 2010., Laura L. Ellingson

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

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Tajik Male Labour Migration and Women Left Behind: Can They Resist Gender and Generational Hierarchies?, Mary E. Hegland

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Brides without Borders: New Topographies of Violence and the Future of Law in an Era of Transnational Citizen-Subjects, Sharmila Lodhia

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Constructing an Imperfect Citizen-Subject: Globalization, National ‘Security’ and Violence Against South Asian Women, Sharmila Lodhia

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Re-writing the Bhabhian “Mimic Man”: Akin, the Posthuman Other in Octavia Butler’s Adulthood Rites, Aparajita Nanda

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Repealing the Ban on Abortion, Amy E. Randall

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Women at Work and Home: New Technologies and Labor among Minority Women in Seelampur, Sreela Sarkar

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From Jook Joints to Sisterspace: The Role of Nature in Lesbian Alternative Environments in the United States, Nancy Unger

Submissions from 2009

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Limping (enthusiastically) toward Chicago, Laura L. Ellingson

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Salvaging, Surrendering, and Saying Goodbye to My Leg, Laura L. Ellingson

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Educating Young Women: Culture, Conflict, and New Identities in an Iranian Village, Mary E. Hegland

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All-India Women's Conference, Sharmila Lodhia

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Dowry Prohibition Act, Sharmila Lodhia

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Legal Frankensteins and Monstrous Women: Judicial Narratives of the "Family in Crisis", Sharmila Lodhia

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Pregnancy Discrimination and Social Change: Evolving Consciousness About a Worker's Right to Job-Protected, Paid Leave, Patricia Shiu and Stephanie Wildman

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Women for a Peaceful Christmas: Wisconsin Homemakers Seek to Remake American Culture, Nancy Unger

Submissions from 2008

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

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Academic Aunting: Reimaging Feminist (Wo)Mentoring, Teaching, and Relationships., Laura L. Ellingson and Patricia Sotirin

Homeless Women with Children in Shelters: The Institutionalization of Family Life, Kathryn Feltey and Laura Nichols

LGBTQ America Today: An Encyclopedia, John C. Hawley

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Introduction to LGBTQ America Today, John C. Hawley

A Discourse of Complaint: Precursors to a Mass Women’s Movement in Tajikistan, Mary E. Hegland

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

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Hiratsuka Haruko (Raichō), Barbara Molony

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Modernity, Gender, and the Empire, Barbara Molony

Gendering Modern Japanese History, Barbara Molony and Kathleen Uno