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, […]

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 – […]

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 […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Language and Gender

A Beginner’s Guide to Language and Gender offers a broad and accessible introduction to the study of gender and language use for those new to the subject. The book introduces the theoretical and practical perspectives, including relevant frameworks necessary to understand ways in which language interacts with gender/sex in various settings, including: media, schools, business, […]

Language and Religious Identity: Women in Discourse

In a search for a deeper understanding of the complex relationship of gender and language alongside religious identity, this book puts forward current studies from around the world emerging from the field of linguistics. The book connects language use to both a religious and gender identity. By pulling together the lived experiences of people in […]

Gender and the Language of Religion

Gender and the Language of Religion is a collection of fourteen innovative research papers by scholars from around the world. Each contributor explores themes of gender, language and religion allowing for a reflection on how these elements work alongside each other in complimentary and contradictory ways. Issues Explored: Assertive, articulate and Islamic at the same […]