Girlhood Studies (Vol. 15, Issue 1)

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Dear Colleague, Dear Colleague,

Dear Colleague,


The latest issue of Girlhood Studies has published! This special issue focuses on black girlhood.


In recognition of International Women's Day on March 8, Berghahn Journals is offering free access to Girlhood Studies until March 15. To access, use code IWD22. View redemption details:


Girlhood Studies is published in association with the International Girls Studies Association (IGSA).


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Volume 15, Issue 1



A “Sense of Presence”: The “me of me” in Black Girlhoods

Claudia Mitchell and Ann Smith



Taking on the Light: Ontological Black Girlhood in the Twenty-first Century

Renee Nishawn Scott


“Dreamland”: Black Girls Saying and Creating Space through Fantasy Worlds

S.R. Toliver


Hostile Geographies: Black Girls Fight to Save Themselves and the World

Dehanza Rogers


Renewed Possibilities: Showcasing the Lived Realities of Black Girls using Ethnopoetics

Dywanna Smith


Cultivating Educational Spaces that Support Black Girl’s Spatial Inquiries

Katie Scott Newhouse


Spatializing Black Girlhood: Rap Music and Strategies of Refusal

Asilia Franklin-Phipps


Collective Identities, Black Girlhood and 60s Vocal Groups

Apryl Berney


Creative Piece

Dear Mama: A Luo’s Letter Addressing Gossips, Girl Fights, and Gashes

Esther O. Ohito


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