Steering Committee

Darlene Juschka

Women's Studies
University of Regina
Regina, SK
S4S 0A2






Areas of Specialization

  • Gender as a category of analysis
  • Sex as a category of analysis
  • Feminist theories
  • Feminist epistemologies/ epistemology
  • Ethnography
  • Symbol, myth and ritual
  • Discourse analysis
  • Folk religions
  • Religion and healing
  • Greek and Roman religions
  • Comparative study of religion


Areas of Interest

  • Feminist methods and theories and epistemologies
  • Approaches to the study of religion: method and theory
  • Symbol, myth, and ritual - ancient and modern
  • Folk religions, shamanism, possession
  • Comparative study of religion
  • Classical Greek and Roman religions
  • Rituals associated with death and burial: Ancient and Modern
  • Religion and popular culture
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • Women in history/feminist history
  • Women in the ancient world: Minoan, Mycenaean and classical Greece, Hellenistic world, Greco-roman, and Mesopotamia


Major Relevant Publications


  • Darlene Juschka, Feminism in the Study of Religion: A Reader. Continuum. June, 2001.


  • Darlene Juschka, "Interdisciplinarity in Religious and Women's Studies," Studies in Religion, 35/3-4 (2006): 389-399.
  • Darlene Juschka, "Spectacles of Gender: Enacting the Masculine in Ancient Rome and Modern Cinema," Religious Studies and Theology, Special Volume: Materializing Roman Religion, Guest Editor Lisa Hughes, 24 (1) 2005, 75-110
  • Darlene Juschka, "Gender," In John Hinnells (ed.), The Routledge Companion to the Study of Religion, 225-238, London and New York: Routledge, 2005
  • Darlene Juschka, "Cladistics, Morphologies, Taxonomies and the Comparative Study of Religion," Method and Theory in the Study of Religion 16 (1), 2004, 12-23
  • Darlene Juschka, "The Writing of Ethnography: Magical Realism and Michael Taussig," Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory 4 (4), 2003, 84-105


Other Information of Interest

  • Executive Board Regina Women's Community Centre and Sexual Assault Line 2006-
  • Executive Committee LEAF (Women's Legal Aid and Education Action Fund) 2005-
  • Treasurer Canadian Women's Studies Association (2006-2008)
  • MAL Canadian Women's Studies Association (2003-2006)
  • MAL Canadian Society for the Study of Religion (2003-2006)
  • Secretary Canadian Society for the Study of Religion (2000-2003)