Recent Publications

Snippets of Insight

"We assume or hope that classrooms are fair and meaningful places. Some teachers may well be more aware than others of the way gender influences performance and participation. If so, how did they get more aware? Most teachers teach the way they were taught. It takes a lot to change things..."
teachers read more here

"I thought my main role as a parent was: to tell them to be themselves. But I can see that there are many places where they can't 'be themselves'. Classrooms make up a big chunk of a child's experience - I want to know what is going on there."
parents read more here

"I don't think this is about women being 'noisier' - it's about participating rather than being a silent audience member in your own life. Also, men are being pressured to be men in ways that are limiting them. Maybe we can all rest a bit if we can stop performing gender and be more genuine with who we are."
students read more here

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Online Publications
Sex, Gender and Christianity
Speaking Their Sex: A Study of Gender and Linguistic Space in an ESL Classroom
Gender and the Language of Religion
Speaking Silence? A Study of Linguistic Space and Girls in an ESL Classroom./a>
A Beginner's Guide to Language and Gender
A Case Study of Mrs Smith's Words and Her Quiet Girls
When was Feminism: Using The Mary Tyler Moore Show as a Feminist Teaching Tool
Girls' Talk: Girls' Silence

Reviews of Allyson Jule
Language and Religious Identity: Women in Discourse - review by Donna L. Lillian
A Beginnerís Guide to Language and Gender - review by Marilena Paraskeva

In the Press
Globe & Mail Essay: I Dreaded Taking Students On A Travel Study to Africa
Letter to Scientific American
Allyson Jule Crosses Continents for TWU
Shushing the Girls
Black History is Not Just Dusty Facts
Loving the Same Man
Elderly Women Twice as Likely to Die with Daughters-In-Law - Calgary Herald
Elderly Women Twice as Likely to Die with Daughters-In-Law - Pheonix Star
Wanna Talk?
Boys Speak Up
The Kindlings
Taped Lectures: Male & Female in God's Image - Gender Roles in Family & Church / Sex, Lust, Love: The Same & The Other

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