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