The Language and Gender Page (http://www-english/tamu.edu/pers/fac/bucholtz/lng/). This resource page on language and gender studies offers links to: e-mail addresses and web pages of scholars in the field; professional organizations; conference calls for papers; publications; and other resources, including syllabi.
The Epicene Pronouns: A Chronology of the Word That Failed (http://www.english.uiuc.edu/baron/essays/epicene.htm) On this webpage, Denis Baron chronicles the searches in English for an epicene, or gender-neutral, pronoun.
A Person Paper on Purity in Language by William Satire (alias Douglas R. Hofstadter)(http://umunhum.stanford.edu/~gere/satire.html) This piece by Douglas Hofstadter, excerpted from his Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern, makes its point by setting up an analogy between racism and sexism. Hofstadter is the author of the Pulitzer-prize-winning book Godel,
Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid.
He, She, and It (http://kith.org/logos/words/lower2/eepicene.html) Jed Hartman's article about gender-neutral pronouns is part of his online column about words and wordplay called "Words & Stuff."
Watch Your Language! A Mini-Workshop Addressing the Role of Language in Gender Issues (http://www.cs.rice.edu/~dcamp/talks/watchLanguage.html)
The Chair and Who Sits in It: Gender and Language (http://www.eyeonwomen.com/languag.htm)
Resources for Women's Studies C92-3: Language and Gender (http://www.library.nwu.edu/class/womenstu/C92-3/c923sug.html)
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