Dear Visitor,

welcome to gender Inn, the Women's and Gender Studies Database on the Internet.

gender Inn is a searchable database providing access to over 8,400 records pertaining to feminist theory, feminist literary criticism and gender studies focusing on English and American literature.

gender Inn is continually updated. All records are carefully indexed using a search index. You may want to browse this search index to use our Advanced Query in the most effective way.

We would also like to call your attention to the internet journal gender forum, edited by Prof. Beate Neumeier and published quarterly at Each issue of gender forum focuses on a specific theme which is addressed from various intercultural and transdisciplinary perspectives.

If you want to complete your research by checking other resources, make sure to check our annotated list of gender and women's studies weblinks. Furthermore we are offering a selection of bibliographies on some areas of Women's and Gender Studies.

For further information about the database's history and background, as well as it's structure and content, please read our FAQs.

The complete database is available in both English and German.

We hope that you'll enjoy your visit at gender Inn.

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Yours sincerely
the gender Inn team

Universität zu Köln
Englisches Seminar
- Abteilung Neumeier -
D-50923 Köln

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