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Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00726

Scope and Contents

The collection contains submitted manuscripts and evaluations; internal correspondence and correspondence with authors and publishers; and records of meetings, conferences, finances and other organizational papers.

Dates of Materials

  • 1983 - 2012

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use with following restrictions on access: At the direction of the donor, researchers must sign an access agreement prior to use until 20 years after processing. Please consult with special collections staff at specialcollections@smith.edu to begin this process.

Conditions Governing Use

To the extent that it owns copyright, Feminist Studies in Religion, Inc. has retained copyright in its works donated to Smith College. Copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, or which may regard materials in the collection not created by Feminist Studies in Religion, Inc., researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Biographical Note

Founded in 1985 by Judith Plaskow and Elizabeth Schussler Fiorenza, the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion is the oldest interdisciplinary, inter-religious feminist academic journal in religious studies. Plaskow, who studies contemporary religious thought and feminist Jewish theology, is professor emerita at Manhattan College. Fiorenza teaches at Harvard Divinity School. The journal publishes two issues a year which include articles from multiple disciplines and special sections on timely topics. The JFSR publishes a diverse range of features from peer-reviewed articles to poetry to roundtables.

Extent

17.563 linear feet (17 containers)

0.10012 Gigabytes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Founded in 1985, the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion is the oldest of its kind. It publishes two issues a year which include articles from multiple disciplines and special sections on timely topics. The collection contains submitted manuscripts and evaluations, correspondence, and records of meetings, conferences, finances and other organizational papers.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

As a preservation measure, researchers must use digital copies of audiovisual materials in this collection. Please consult with Special Collections staff to request the creation of and access to digital copies.

This collection contains materials received from the donor in digital form that are not currently available online. Please consult with Special Collections staff to request access to this digital content.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Elizabeth Schneider for Feminist Studies in Religion, Inc., 2015

Processing Information

The contents of all computer media in this collection has been copied to networked storage for preservation and access; the original directory and file structure was retained and file lists were created. Some floppy disks were unable to be copied. See the log files linked in the container list for more details.

Title
Finding aid to the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion records
Status
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Author
Ellice Yasner Amanna
Date
2020-03-19
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2017-07-26T17:48:24-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
  • 2019-03-14: Finding aid updated to current standards and published
  • 2020-03-19: Description added and finding aid updated to current standards
  • 2020-06-22: Description added for born-digital content.

Repository Details

Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

Contact:
Neilson Library
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