Table of contents — Femspec 8.1-2, Vol 8, Issue 1-2, 2007

The Abstracts 8.1-2


EDITORIAL REMARKS:

BATYA WEINBAUM, Getting the Mad People Out of My Attic: Not an Advertisement for Myself 1

MEMOIR & NON-FICTION NARRATIVE:

TINA ANDRES, Growing Thick Skin 5

HELEN BANNAN, Derailed but Not Defeated 24

JANE DAVIS, The Value of Stupidity: Negative Values in Academia 33

LINDA HOLLAND-TOLL, What to Do When You Are Stuck at Toxic U: Strategies for Avoidance, Sabotage and Survival 52

RUTH PANOFSKY, Professor/Mother: The Uneasy Partnership 65

BATYA WEINBAUM, Memoirs of an Academic Career 75

CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS:

PAT ORTMAN, Don’t Tread on Me: Painting My Way Through 84

BATYA WEINBAUM, Waiting for Justice: Scene for TV 86

GINA WISKER, New Blood 92

GENERAL QUEUE:

GERALDINE WOJNA KIEFER, Overlays, Matrices, and Boundaries: A Mixed-Media Approach in Pedagogy and Art 98

FICTION:

K. A. LAITY, Eating the Dream 108

POETRY:

LOUISE MOORE, Joan of Arc, Circe, Cassandra, The Annunciation Angel 118

REVIEWS:

ARDYS DELU, Review of Feminists Who Changed America 1963-1975 (Edited by Barabara J Love) 122

ARDYS DELU, Review of Daughters of the Great Star 124

ARDYS DELU, Review of the Code Pink Women for Peace fund-raiser 126

ARDYS DELU, Review of The Red Rose Rages (Bleeding): A short novel by L Timmel Duchamp 127

ARDYS DELU, Review of We, Robots 127

RITCH CALVIN, Review of Naomi Mitchison: A Profile of Her Life and Work 131

LYNN REED, Review of Becoming the Villanness 134

BATYA WEINBAUM, Review of Fissures (A film directed by Alante Alfandari) 135

GERARDO CUMMINGS , Review of Alien Constructions: Science Fiction and Feminist 137

JAMES D. BROWN, Review of Paprika (A film directed by Satoshi Kon) 139

DOCTRESS NEUTOPIA, Review of The Secret (DVD) 141

SPEECHES

GLORIA ORENSTEIN, Gertrude Stein as Mentor and Passing the Flame 146

MEMORIAL

ARDYS DELU, Grace Paley (December 11, 1922 - August 22, 2007) 150

BOOKS AND MEDIA RECEIVED