Gender Matters - Sara Mills

Gender Matters - Sara Mills

13. Gender and performance anxiety

Gender Matters - Sara Mills

Sara Mills [+-]
Sheffield Hallam University
Sara Mills is a Research Professor in Linguistics at Sheffield Hallam University. Her most recent publications include Gender and Colonial Space (2005, Manchester University Press), Michel Foucault (Critical Thinkers Series, 2003, Routledge), Feminist Post-Colonial Theory: An Anthology (edited with Reina Lewis, 2003, Edinburgh University Press) and Gender and Politeness (2003, Cambridge University Press).


This essay aims to analyse the factors which lead to some women experiencing ‘stage fright’ when speaking in public, particularly when presenting papers at academic conferences. 

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Mills, Sara. 13. Gender and performance anxiety. Gender Matters. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 241 - 258 Feb 2012. ISBN 9781845534967. Date accessed: 15 May 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.19776. Feb 2012

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