SPECIAL TRANSGENDER ISSUE! Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality | Vol 55 | No. 1

Wow! Things are certainly changing in Medieval Studies, thanks to the intersectional approaches of scholars formerly excluded from the field. "WHY would a Muslim (African/ Woman/ American/ Asian/ handicapped/ LGBTIQ/ etc.) want to study the Middle Ages in N. Europe? Weird!", such scholars often hear when they present themselves in graduate studies or at conferences … Continue reading SPECIAL TRANSGENDER ISSUE! Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality | Vol 55 | No. 1

Nazis at the Renaissance Fair: Get Woke on Medieval Appropriation for Hate

The idea of the Vikings as a marauding culture of pillage and rape, all homogeneous white males of a berserker temperament, was, of course, romantic and alluring to the losers of World War II.

Queen Of The Stone Age: Dorothy Garrod And The Professionalization Of Archaeology

Professional women in fields dominated by men have struggled from the outset against many barriers--from being denied opportunities to study, to having their work trivialized, marginalized and outright forgotten. Sometimes, however, a woman successfully enters a male world and lives to tell the tale...or sing a song of woe, as the case may be! Women … Continue reading Queen Of The Stone Age: Dorothy Garrod And The Professionalization Of Archaeology