“Machado em inglês: Em busca da um nicho de mercado.” In  Machado de Assis e a crítica internacional, ed Benedito Antunes,  Sérgio Vicente Motta, and Jézio Hernani Bomfim Guttiere. (São Paulo: Editora Unesp, 2009), pp. 203-223.

“Public Intellectuals as Propagandists” Society, 46: 2  (March-April  2009):  129-136.

“Victim Power” (review-essay). Sex Roles  60: 5-6 (2009):  447-450.

“Standpoint Theory Arrives at the Court?”Minding the Campus [online journal], June 24, 2009.


“Identity Politics and the Attack on Knowledge. In Claudia Alvares, ed., Representing Knowledge: Essays on Identity, Visuality Culture (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008), pp. 9-20.

“Letter to a Friend: On Islamic Fundamentalism.”  In Daphne Patai,“What Price Utopia?”        Essays on Ideological Policing, Feminism, and Academic Affairs  (Lanham, MD.:          Rowman & Littlefield, 2008), pp. 61-68.   Available on-line at:                                http://www.butterfliesandwheels.com/articleprint.php?num=272

“Want to Teach Here? Then Tell Us Your Politics.”  Minding the Campus [online journal],    Sept. 10, 2008.  Available at: http://www.mindingthecampus.com/originals/2008/09/by_daphne_patai_its_hard.html

“MacKinnon as Bully.” In Daphne Patai, “What Price Utopia?” Essays on Ideological Policing,         Feminism, and Academic Affairs  (Lanham, MD.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008), 181-203.

“Oral History: Theory and Practice,” in Encyclopedia of Women in World History, ed. by Bonnie       G. Smith.  (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008),

“Afterword” (with Will H. Corral), in Framing Theory’s Empire, ed. by John Holbo (West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press, 2007),  pp. 240-261.  On-line at www.parlorpress.com.  (Our             response to a volume with several dozen essays, originating as a scholarly discussion on-     line, at            TheValve.org., devoted to our book Theory’s Empire.)

“The Fading Face of Humanism,” in Debating Humanism, ed. Dolan Cummings (Exeter, UK:   Societas Imprint Academic, 2006), pp. 65-74.

“Feminist Pedagogy Reconsidered,” in  Handbook of Feminist Research: Theory and Praxis,            ed. by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber (Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage Publications, 2006), pp.         689-704.

“Speaking as a Human . . .”  The Liberal (London)  Sept-Oct. 2005, pp. 28-30.

“The Battle of Ideas,”  Times Higher Education Supplement  (October 29, 2005).

“Third Thoughts about Orwell?” In George Orwell into the Twenty-First Century,  ed. Thomas            Cushman and John Rodden  (Boulder: Paradigm  Publishers,  2004), pp. 200-211.

“Women on Top,” Academic Questions  16:2  (Spring 2003): 70-82.

 “The Great Tattling Scare on Campus,” Chronicle of Higher Education, January 31, 2003: A56.

“Academic Affairs” (review-essay on six American novels)  Sexuality & Culture  6:2 (Spring

2002): 65-96.

“Katharine Burdekin,” entry in British Fantasy and Science-Fiction Writers, 1918-1960, ed. Darren Harris-Fain. Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 255 (Detroit: Bruccoli Clark Layman, 2002),  pp. 3-13.

“Whose Truth? Iconicity and Accuracy in the World of Testimonial Literature,” in The Rigoberta Menchú Controversy, ed. Arturo Arias (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001), pp. 270-87.

“Rhetoric and Reality in Women’s Studies,” Gender Issues  19:2 (Spring 2001):  21-60.

“The Professor as Hooker,”  Sexuality & Culture 5:1 (Winter 2001): 99-104.

“Do They Have to Be Wrong?” (review-essay on an evolutionary study of rape)  Gender Issues  18:4 (Fall 2000): 74-82.

“Will the Real Feminists in Academe Please Stand Up?”  Chronicle of Higher Education, October 6, 2000: B7-9 (review-essay on three books about women’s studies). Followed by an On-Line Colloquy, October 4, 2000.

“Sex and Cognition,”  Sexuality & Culture 4:3 (Summer 2000): 89-95.

“Speak Freely, Professor–Within the Speech Code.”  Chronicle of Higher Education, June 9, 2000: B7-8.

“Casting Out the Demon,” Sexuality & Culture 4:1(2000): 13-15.

“The Vaguest Measure of Faculty Merit,” Symposium: The Effects of Multiculturalism on Scholarship, in Academic Questions: 12:1 (Winter 1998-99): 35-42

“Rigoberta Menchú and the Politics of Lying,” Human Rights Review 1:1 (Oct-Dec. 1999): 70-78.

“Machado in English,” in Machado de Assis: Reflections on a Brazilian Master Writer, ed. Richard Graham (Austin: University of Texas Press,1999), pp. 85-116.

“Politicizing the Personal,” Women’s Freedom Network Newsletter (November/December 1998): 3, 7.

“Honoring Desire” (review-essay on Carol Queen’s Real Live Nude Girl), Sexuality and Culture, vol. 2 (1998): 159-l63.

“Galloping Contradictions: Sexual Harassment in Academe,” Gender Issues 16:1/2 (winter/spring 1998): 86-106.

“Why Not a Feminist Overhaul of Higher Education?” Chronicle of Higher Education, January 23, 1998: A56.

“The Making of a Social Problem: Sexual Harassment on Campus,” Sexuality and Culture 1:1 (1997): 219-256.

“Justice Comes to U.Mass.” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 25, 1997: B8.

“There Ought To Be A Law.” William Mitchell Law Review 22:2 (1996): 491-516. Revised version in Mistaken Identities: The Challenge of Cultural Radicalism at the End of the Millennium, ed. Cyril Levitt et al. New York: Peter Lang (1999), pp. 15-43.

“Heterophobia: The Feminist Turn Against Men.” Partisan Review 4 (1996): 580-594. Reprinted in From Data to Public Policy: Affirmative Action, Sexual Harassment, Domestic Violence and Social Welfare, ed. Rita J. Simon (Lanham, MD: Women’s Freedom Network and University Press of America, 1996), pp. 153-166; also in Americana [in Italian; Rome, 1997], and in Kursbuch [in German; Berlin, 1997].

“What Price Utopia?” Chronicle of Higher Education, October 27, 1995, p. A56. Reprinted in The Education Digest, January 1996.

“What’s Wrong With Women’s Studies?” Academe: Bulletin of the American Association of University Professors, July/August 1995, pp. 30-35. Reprinted in Issues in Feminism, ed. Sheila Ruth, 4th edition (Mountain View, CA.: Mayfield Publishing Co., 1998); and in Women’s Studies in the Academy: Origins and Impact, ed. Robyn L. Rosen (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004).

“Edward Bellamy,” in The American Radical, ed. Mari Jo Buhle, Paul Buhle, and Harvey J. Kaye. New York: Routledge, 1994, pp. 69-75.

“When Method Becomes Power,” in Power and Method: Political Activism and Educational Research, ed. Andrew Gitlin. New York: Routledge, 1994, pp. 61-73.

“Sick and Tired of Scholars’ Nouveau Solipsism.” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 23, 1994, p. A52.

“The View from Elsewhere: Utopian Constructions of Difference.'”Bucknell Review, 36:2 (1992), pp. 132-51. Also published as “Le regard d’ailleurs: Les constructions utopiques de la ‘différence'” (trans. by Guy Bouchard), Philosophiques: Revue de la Société de Philosophie du Québec, 21:2 (automne 1994), pp. 525-545; reprinted in Nouvelles Questions Féministes [Paris] 17:2 (1996): 39-63.

“Fantasy and Identity: The Double Life of a Victorian Sexual Radical” (co-authored with Angela Ingram), in Rediscovering Forgotten Radicals: British Women Writers, 1889-1939, ed. A. Ingram and D. Patai. Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 1993, pp. 264-302.

“Imagining Reality: The Utopian Fiction of Katharine Burdekin,” in Forgotten Radicals. See preceding item, pp. 226-43.

“Correcting Free Speech.” State Government News 35:7 (July 1992), pp. 20-21.

“The Struggle for Feminist Purity Threatens the Goals of Feminism.” Chronicle of Higher Education, January 12, 1992, p. B1. Reprinted in The Education Digest May 1992, pp. 27-31; and in Identity Politics in the Women’s Movement, ed. Barbara Ryan (New York: New York University Press, 2001): 39-42.

Introduction to and translation of “Women and the New Brazilian Constitution,” by Florisa Verucci. Feminist Studies 17:3 (Fall 1991), 551-67.

“Minority Status and the Stigma of ‘Surplus Visibility.'” Chronicle of Higher Education, October 30, 1991, p. A52. Reprinted in The Education Digest, January 1992, pp. 35-37.

“U. S. Academics and Third World Women: Is Ethical Research Possible?” in Women’s Words: The Feminist Practice of Oral History, ed. Sherna Berger Gluck and Daphne Patai. New York: Routledge, 1991, pp. 137-53. Reprinted in: Feminist Nightmares, ed. Susan Weisser and Jennifer Fleischner. New York: New York University Press, 1994, pp. 21-43.

“Translating Jorge de Sena.” Translation Review, # 38/39 (1992), pp. 7-11. Also appears as “Traduzindo Jorge de Sena,” in O Homem que sempre Foi: Actas Selectas do Colóquio Internacional sobre Jorge de Sena, ed. F. C. Fagundes and José Ornelas. Lisboa: Ediçoes 70/Instituto de Cultura e Língua Portuguesa, 1993.

“El esencialismo de Clarice Lispector.” Nuevo Texto Crítico 3:5 (1990), pp. 21-35. Also published as “L’Essentialisme de Clarice Lispector.” Etudes Françaises 25:1 (1989), pp. 51-68.

“Who’s Calling Whom ‘Subaltern?'” Women and Language 11:2 (Winter 1988): 23-26.

“Constructing a Self: A Brazilian Life Story.” Feminist Studies 14:1 (Spring 1988): 143-166.

“Aspiring to the Absolute” (review-essay on C. Lispector). Women’s Review of Books 4:10-11 (July-August 1987): 30-31.

“Ethical Problems of Personal Narratives, Or, Who Should Eat the Last Piece of Cake?” International Journal of Oral History 8:1 (February 1987): 5-27.

“A Nun’s Tale: Practicing Liberation Theology.” The Massachusetts Review 17:3-4 (Fall-Winter 1986): 531-556.

“Orwell as Big Brother.” Michigan Quarterly Review (Winter 1985): 110-124.

“Orwell’s Despair, Burdekin’s Hope: Gender & Power in Dystopia.” Women’s Studies International Forum 7:2 (1984): 85-96.

“Gamesmanship and Androcentrism in George Orwell’s 1984.” PMLA (Oct. 1982): 856-70.

“Beyond Defensiveness: Feminist Research Strategies.” Women’s Studies International Quarterly 6:2 (1983), pp. 67-89. Reprinted in., Women and Utopia: Critical Interpretations, ed. M. Barr and N. D. Smith. Lanham, MD.: University Press of America, 1984; and in. Women in Academe, ed. R. L. Dudovitz. Oxford: Pergamon, 1984.

“Jorge’s Amado’s Heroines and the Ideological Double Standard.” The New Scholar 8 (1983), pp. 257-66. Originally published in The University of Massachusetts Latin American Studies Program Occasional Papers Series, No. 10 (1979). Reprinted in Confronting Change, Challenging Tradition: Women in Latin American History, ed. Gertrude M. Yeager. Wilmington, DE.: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1994.

“When Women Rule: Defamiliarization in the Sex-Role Reversal Utopia.” Extrapolation 23:1 (1982): 56-69.

“Race and Politics in Two Brazilian Utopias,” Luso-Brazilian Review 19:1 (Summer 1982): 67-81.

“Heroism in the Short Fiction of Jorge de Sena,” in Studies on Jorge de Sena, ed. H. L. Sharrer and F. G. Williams. (Santa Barbara, Ca: Univ. of California Jorge de Sena Center for Portuguese Studies and Bandanna Books, 1981), pp. 152-60.

“British and American Utopian Fiction by Women: An Annotated Bibliography.” Alternative Futures 4:2/3 (1981): 184-206.

“Techniques for Trivialization: The New York Times ‘Style’ Page.” Tabloid: A Review of Mass Culture and Everyday Life 1:1-2 (1980): 69.

“Clarice Lispector and the Clamor of the Ineffable.” Kentucky Romance Quarterly 27:2 (1980): 133-49.

“Context and Metacontext.” Ideologies and Literature 8 (1978): 3-12.

“Érico Veríssimo e Aldous Huxley: Um Ensaio de Análise Comparada.” Minas Gerais Suplemento Literário (Brazil). In four parts, Jan. 26 – Feb. 16, 1974.

“Utopia for Whom?” Aphra 5:3 (1974): 2-16.

“Temporal Structure as a Fictional Category in Michel Butor’s La Modification.” The French Review 46:6 (May 1973): 1117-28.