Illustration © Nikki McClure

contentarea top menu

Community Menu

jenny.g.payne's blog


Changing Aspects: Reflections on the Geo-Political Dilemmas of a Feminist

Much has been written on the inequalities existing in feminist scholarship between Western Europe and their Central- and Eastern colleagues. Perhaps most obviously, this unequal relationship—this Western feminist hegemony—is reproduced by severe disproportionality in research funding. Another evident inequality is the dominance of the English language within academia, promulgated by both the most ‘prestigious’ journals and ‘major’ conferences in the field, all of which stipulate in their rules for engagement that English be used as ‘accepted practice’.

Syndicate content