New and newly discovered periodicals.
BREAST CANCER ACTION SOURCE. 1990-- News-letter of Breast Cancer Action, "a national education and activist organization that challenges assumptions and inspires change to end the breast cancer epidemic." 4/yr. Online only (earlier issues in print); free, but registration is required to read issues. Website: http://bcaction.org/index.php?page=newsletter.
In the online Spring 2009 issue, read about environmental racism, why breast cancer shouldn't be called a "chronic" disease, and the hot topics presented and discussed at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in 2008; also, Ellen Leopold's Under the Radar: Cancer and the Cold War is reviewed. Archived back issues are also available.
EARLY MODERN WOMEN: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL. 2006-- Editors: Jane Donawerth, Adele Seeff, Diane Wolfthal. Co-sponsored by the Center for Renaissance & Baroque Studies at the University of Maryland and the Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies. ISSN 1933-0065. 1/yr. Subscriptions: $35.00 regular in U.S.; $20.00 student in U.S.; $40.00 outside U.S.; Center for Renaissance & Baroque Studies, 0139 Taliaferro Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742; email: email@example.com. Issues examined: Fall 2006 (Volume 1), Fall 2007 (Volume 2), Fall 2008 (Volume 3).
Partial contents of the first three volumes of "the first annual journal devoted solely to the study of women and gender in the early modern period, that is, from 1400 to 1700": "Maladies up Her Sleeve? Clerical Interpretation of a Suffering Female Body in Counter-Reformation Spain," by Susan Laningham; "Suppressing Women Philosophers: The Case of the Early Modern Canon," by John J. Conley; "A Renaissance Woman (Still) Adrift in the World," by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks; "The Breast and Belly of a Queen: Elizabeth After Tilbury," by Christopher Martin; "The Dominicans and Cloistered Women: The Convent of Sant' Aurea in Rome," by Anne Dunlop; "Back Talk: Two Prostitutes' Voices from Rome c. 1600," by Elizabeth S. Cohen; "Inscribing Gender on the Early Modern Body: Marital Violence in German Texts of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Century," by Katja Altpeter-Jones; "Forum: The Rise of the Mercantile Economy and Early Modern Women" (consisting of six articles and an introduction). Also, exhibition reviews; abstracts from prize-winning student papers; lists of recent publications in the field. Book reviews in every volume.
Compiled by JoAnne Lehman
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|Publication:||Feminist Collections: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources|
|Date:||Jan 1, 2009|
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