Associate Professor

Elizabeth Groeneveld

NORFOLK, 23529

Elizabeth Groeneveld (Ph.D., University of Guelph) is an Assistant Professor in Women’s Studies. Her research in the area of feminist media studies explores third- and post-wave feminist publishing, specifically zines and magazines.

Ph.D. in Literary Studies, University of Guelph, (2010)

M.A. in Theory, Culture, and Politics, Trent University, (2003)

B.A. in Women's Studies and English Language and Literature, Brock University, (2000)


Women's Issues
media; popular culture; sexuality


Groeneveld, E. and Thrift, S. (2018). Introduction. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies.
Groeneveld, E. (2018). Letters to the Editor as "Archives of Feeling": On Our Backs Magazine and the Sex Wars. American Periodical Studies.
Groeneveld, E. (2018). Remediating Pornography: The On Our Backs Digitization Debate. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies , pp. 1-11.
Groeneveld, E. and Thrift, S. C.. (2018). Thinking beyond backlash: remediating 1980s activisms. Continuum 32 (1) , pp. 1-6.
Groeneveld, E. (2015). Are We All Pussy Riot?: On Narratives of Feminist Return and the Limits of Transnational Solidarity.. Feminist Theory 16 (3) , pp. 289-307.
Groeneveld, E. (2010). 'Join the Knitting Revolution': Third-Wave Feminist Magazines and the Politics of Domesticity. Canadian Review of American Studies 40 (2) , pp. 259-278.
Groeneveld, E. (2009). 'Be a Feminist, Or Just Dress Like One': BUST, Fashion, and Feminism as Lifestyle. Journal of Gender Studies 18 (2) , pp. 177-190.
Groeneveld, E., Authers, B., Jackson, E., Mündel, I. and Stewart, J. (2007). Introduction. Academic Activism, Special Issue of The Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies 29 (4) , pp. 311-17.


Groeneveld, E. (2016). Making Feminist Media: Third-Wave Magazines on the Cusp of the Digital Age. Laurier University Press.

Book Chapters

Groeneveld, E. (2013). Crafting Publics in Feminist Periodicals Modern Print Activism in the United States (pp. 205-220) Burlington, VT: Ashgate Press.
Groeneveld, E. (2011). 'Not a Postfeminism Feminist': Feminism's Third Wave Not Drowning, But Waving: Women, Feminism, and the Liberal Arts (pp. 271-284) Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta Press.


Groeneveld, E. (December , 2016). FEMEN’s Fame and Feminist Shame: Intersectional Feminist Response to FEMEN Paper Crossroads in Cultural Studies Sydney, Australia.
Groeneveld, E. (December , 2016). “‘I Really Don’t Understand’: Pedagogies of Pleasure in On Our Backs Paper Mapping the Magazine Sydney, Australia.
Groeneveld, E. (May , 2015). HUES Magazine, the Politics of Alliance and Critical Multiculturalism Paper Publishing Feminisms Banff, Alberta.
  • 2017: Archives and the Digital Afterlife of Social Movement Media. Summer Research Fellowship Program, Old Dominion University
  • 2017: Finalist, Forward INDIES Book Prize for Making Feminist Media: Third-Wave Magazines on the Cusp of the Digital Age, Forward INDIES Book Prize
  • 2017: Honorable Mention, Research Society for American Periodicals
  • 2014: Nominated for the H. Noel Fieldhouse Award for Distinguished Teaching, McGill Univeristy
  • 2013: Nominated for the H. Noel Fieldhouse Award for Distinguished Teaching, McGill Univeristy
  • 2012: Zine-Making Residency at the Roberts Street Social Center and Anchor Zine Library, Halifax, NS, for the completion of The Sex Project; or, How I Got Into Women’s Studies zine, Roberts Street Social Center
  • 2007: Ontario Graduate Scholarship,
  • 2005: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship, Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  • 2005: University of Guelph Graduate Scholarship, University of Guelph
  • 2001: Bagnani Entrance Award, Trent University
  • 2001: Rosalind Hyman Blauer Award, Brock University
  • 2000: Melvin Perlman Award, Brock University