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Femspec Vol 23, Issue 2, 2023

Call for Papers for Femspec 24.1

Critical Articles

MERRY BYRD. The Promise of Janus-Faced Futures: George S. Schuyler’s Black No More & Maurice Carlos Ruffin’s We Cast a Shadow: A Novel 

NANCY KNOWLES. Collaboration and Subsistence: Alix E. Harrow's Once and Future Witches through an Ecofeminist Lens 

BRIANA WHITESIDE. Sites of Resistance: Justice, Healing, and Liberation in Octavia E. Butler’s Fledgling 

Reports from the Femspec Team

NOLAN BOYD. On Finding an Academic Job in the Humanities in 2023

KIM HORNER. Why I Started a PhD in Literature at 55

MIGUEL SEBASTIÁN-MARTÍN. Some Thoughts on Guest-Editing a Special Issue

Astro Speculations, by Merry Byrd

Event coverage, by Batya Weinbaum

Femspec Goes to the Annual MOM (Museum of Motherhood) Conference 

Femspec Goes to the ASWM (Association for the Study of Women in Mythology) Conference on Waters of Life 

Femspec Goes to the Cinema Systers Film Festival 

Books and Media Reviewed

MARTHA SWIFT.  Inherited Silence: Listening to the Land, Healing the Colonizer Mind, by Louise Dunlap 

SO YOUNG KOO. Female Heroes in Young Adult Fantasy Fiction: Reframing Myths of Adolescent Girlhood, by Leah Phillips 

SARAH NOLAN-BRUECK. Coraline: A Closer Look at Studio LAIKA’s Stop-Motion Witchcraft, by Mihaela Mihailova 

GARY MCDONALD. Alfred Bester’s The Stars My Destination: A Critical Companion, by Harlan Wilson 

GARY MCDONALD. Dystopias and Utopias on Earth and Beyond, by Douglas Vakoch 

JANICE DZOVINAR. Okoomian – A Snake Falls to Earth, by Darcie Little Badger 

SARA TABUYO-SANTACLARA. Extrapolations, by Scott Z. Burns 

Books and Media Received

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