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Non-Fiction

Esther Dischereit

Esther Dischereit’s poetry, essays, operas, and radio plays incorporate her experiences as “other,” growing up Jewish in post-war Germany.

Helene Cixous

In her rich and prolific writing, feminist thinker Hélène Cixous elided the term “juifemme” (Jewoman) to articulate her complex experiences as “other” in society.

Helene Cixous, 2011

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Photo of Hélène Cixous in 2011
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Helene Cixous

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Leslie Feinberg

A working-class lesbian, transgender activist, and communist, Leslie Feinberg became an important voice for lesbians of her generation with the publication of her powerful 1993 novel Stone Butch Blues.

Hanne Blank

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Hanne Blank.
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Hanne Blank.

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Book Club Meeting: Hanne Blank

Welcome to the JWA Book Club! We are excited to gather today to discuss Hanne Blank's rousing history of heterosexual relations, Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality. 

Thumbnail of Rachel King on the Publication of Carol Gilligan's In a Different Voice, 2015

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Thumbnail of This Week in History: On May 24, 1982, Carol Gilligan published her groundbreaking book In a Different Voice. Rachel King discusses how Gilligan's work made her question what she was being taught in her college courses.

Thumbnail of This Week in History: On May 24, 1982, Carol Gilligan published her groundbreaking book In a Different Voice. Rachel King discusses how Gilligan's work made her question what she was being taught in her college courses.

Rachel King on the Publication of Carol Gilligan's In a Different Voice, 2015

This Week in History: On May 24, 1982, Carol Gilligan published her groundbreaking book In a Different Voice. Rachel King discusses how Gilligan's work made her question what she was being taught in her college courses.
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This Week in History: On May 24, 1982, Carol Gilligan published her groundbreaking book In a Different Voice. Rachel King discusses how Gilligan's work made her question what she was being taught in her college courses.

Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality by Hanne Blank

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Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality by Hanne Blank.
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Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality by Hanne Blank.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Non-Fiction." (Viewed on February 10, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/non-fiction>.

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