Update on Isis submissions and gender during the pandemic

The co-editors of Isis have posted their semiannual report on submissions and editorial decisions organized by gender. It can be viewed here.

After a brief swing towards gender parity in the second half of 2020, submissions by women authors reverted back towards levels seen at the start of the pandemic. It is not yet clear to what extent this is a seasonal effect, or the result of structural inequalities being aggravated by the pandemic.