Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion records
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
- Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion (Organization)
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 email@example.com 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.
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.
17.563 linear feet (17 containers)
Language of Materials
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
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.
- Biographical notes
- Computer media
- Electronic mail
- Electronic records
- Feminism -- Periodicals
- Feminism -- Religious aspects
- Feminist theology
- Financial records
- Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion
- Publishers and publishing
- Religions -- Study and teaching
- Women and religion
- Women in higher education
- Women's studies
- Finding aid to the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion records
- Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
- Ellice Yasner Amanna
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 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.
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