¶ 1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 For about a decade scholars and activists alike produced scholarship on women’s culture, participated in conferences together and published in the same journals, including Chrysalis, A Magazine of Women’s Culture.  These fruitful collaborations reveal the role of outsiders in shaping academic ideas about women’s culture. However the sister/outsiders eventually split from the academic colony during the 1980s.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0  Frontiers, a Journal of Women’s History often published activist articles alongside those of academics. Historians published in Chrysalis include Blanche Weisen Cook, Estelle Friedman, and Nancy Sahli. Until the early ‘80s women’s culture activists were often invited to participate in academic conferences including the Scholar & the Feminist and the National Women’s Studies Association, and the important Second Sex Conference at NYU.