Issue 26, 2020

Table of Contents


The Importance of Feminist History in a Global Pandemic p. 3-10

Rachel Harris and Michelle Staff


The Theatrics of Protest: Bessie Harrison Lee and Performing the Values of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union p. 11-36

Jenny Caligari

Body and Language: Enlivening Exhibitions of Colonial Women in Australian Museums p. 37-56

Toni Church

The Mother Archive: Immersion, Affect and the Maternal in Museum Practice p. 57-80

Rebecca Louise Clarke

Women’s Politics as Radical Politics: Reconceptualising Women’s Historical and Contemporary Political Practices with the Work of Luce Irigaray p. 81-102

Belinda Eslick

Religious Dress and the Making of Women Preachers in Australia, 1880-1934 p. 103-120

Kerrie Handasyde

‘Laugh and Grow Fat’: Resistance, Complicity, Fat Bodies, and Community Amongst Rural Women in Interwar Western Australia, 1934-1939 p. 121-142

Jessie Matheson

Female Invisibility in the Male’s World of Plantation Era Tropical North Queensland p. 143-170

Bianka Vidonja Balanzategui

Unnatural Womanhood: Moral Treatment, Puerperal Insanity, and the Female Patients at the Fremantle Lunatic Asylum, 1858-1908 p. 171-196

Alexandra Wallis

‘I Don’t Want Anything Like That’: The Coercion of British Women and Girls into Domestic Service, 1918-1928 p. 197-220

Elmarí Whyte

Book Panel:

Debating Patriachy p. 221-238

Julia Adams, Benita Roth and Pavla Miller

Book Reviews:

Three Lively Feminist Lives p.239-246

Rosa Campbell 

Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery: Deviance, Desire and the Pursuit of Perfection p. 247-250

Paige Donaghy

Notes on Contributors

p. 251