Podcast – Learning Matters

A podcast with Dr. Allyson Jule, titled Learning Matters. Listen to the podcast here: https://www.buzzsprout.com/763976/3580816-20-learning-matters-with-allyson-jule

Allyson Jule: Speaking up: Understanding Language and Gender

Abstract From slut-shaming to the allegedly shrill voices of female politicians, from vocal fry to online misogyny, the language women use (and the language used about them) is as controversial as it has ever been. Our language use and our gender have an enormous impact on the way we understand ourselves and the world around […]

The Compassionate Educator

Understanding Social Issues in Canadian Schools In this edited collection, respected professor and scholar Allyson Jule brings together leading academics to discuss the evolution of student diversity in contemporary Canadian classrooms. This book explores a wide range of student complexities, including matters such as mental health, Indigenous education, queer education, youth radicalization and extremism, disability, […]

Podcast: Speaking Up Understanding Language and Gender

In a time where concepts such as gender pronouns, sexual assault and harassment, and toxic masculinity are entering and shaping public discourse, knowing the ways in which gender and language interact is key. In her new book, Speaking Up: Understanding Language and Gender (Multilingual Matters, 2018),  Dr. Allyson Jule describes the ways in which gender and language intersect in […]

Speaking Up: Understanding Language and Gender

From slut-shaming to the allegedly shrill voices of female politicians, from vocal fry to online misogyny, the language women use (and the language used about them) is as controversial as it has ever been. Our language use and our gender have an enormous impact on the way we understand ourselves and the world around us, […]

Gender, Participation and Silence in the Language Classroom: Sh-Shushing the Girls

Published in 2003 and now in its second printing, Gender, Participation and Silence in the Language Classroom: Sh-Shushing the Girls is a personal account of Dr. Jule’s ten month study of one grade-two English language learning classroom at a Canadian Punjabi Sikh school where all the students share a Punjabi Sikh heritage. Dr. Jule taped and transcribed […]

Being Feminist, Being Christian: Essays from Academia

The eight essays presented in this unique collection explore various intersections of feminism, feminist theory and practice, and Christian tradition as it is lived out in the lives of Christian academics. The basic question here is “Can a person be a Christian and a feminist at the same time?” The answer explored here is – […]

Article: Why do we have difficulty accepting the variety of gender expressions?

Gender is not binary, but alters from culture to culture, from generation to generation. I know we’ve all heard this stuff before: men and women and boys and girls are “different”: they think differently, they think about different things, and they interact with the world in different ways. But those are dangerous ideas. Why? Because […]

Facing Challenges: Feminism in Christian Higher Education and Other Places

This book is a collection of ten essays, all focused on the realities of conducting feminist work within Christian universities and colleges, as well as churches. The purpose of this collection emerges from the contributors lives at the intersection of feminist ideas and the Christian contexts in which they work.  The books focus is on […]

Shifting Visions: Gender and Discourses

This collection of research studies explores recent work in the area of gender and language around the world. Featuring an interdisciplinary and global approach, its contributors demonstrate This collection of studies explores recent research in the area of gender and language use experienced around the world. Featuring an interdisciplinary and global approach, the contributors demonstrate […]