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Fuller, Laurie; Russo, Ann – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2018
As antiviolence activists and university professors teaching and learning about violence prevention and feminist movements, authors Laurie Fuller and Ann Russo write that they are inspired by the collaborative visioning of Critical Resistance and Incite! Women of Color Against Violence with regard to ending violence without reproducing it. Fuller…
Descriptors: Feminism, Educational Practices, Teaching Methods, Activism
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Costello, Lisa A. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
In this article the author will discuss mentoring as a collaborative, feminist endeavor that is a critical part of being a feminist teacher. The author advocates for a culture change on campuses about how we see mentoring; it has to become a required academic structure that not only helps increase teaching effectiveness and student success, but…
Descriptors: Feminism, Mentors, Females, Equal Education
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Briggs, Lindsay – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
This essay will describe one activity that the author uses in her human sexuality course to illustrate how patriarchal systems have affected the experiences of females and males across the sexual lifespan. Through this fairly simple and straightforward activity students are able to utilize common experiences and knowledge of real-world issues and…
Descriptors: Intimacy, Feminism, Gender Differences, Females
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Ray, Amy Elizabeth – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
According to the author's website, Danica McKellar's first book is meant to serve as a resource for middle school girls to help them understand math concepts that are commonly confusing. This review will explore McKellar's use of mathematical contexts for presenting mathematical content and consider how these contexts may or may not limit the ways…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Middle School Students, Mathematical Concepts, Females
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Phruksachart, Melissa – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
In this article, the author writes to reflect on her experiences as an Asian/American female graduate student and co-organizer of the Mentoring Future Faculty of Color (MFFC) project, a social and intellectual formation that emerged out of discussions between women and queer of color students, faculty, and their allies. She briefly reviews some…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Faculty, Minority Group Students, Minority Group Teachers
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Fairchild, Sheryl D. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
In this article, the author discusses a study that she launched to open up conversations about age. She set out to collect and record the "opinions" of older women. She had been a returning student, and as a teacher at a community college with nontraditional-age students, she found herself perpetuating the cycle of silence about age in…
Descriptors: Reentry Students, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Females
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Glover, S. Tay – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
Author S. Tay Glover describes two instances of having seen Sara Ahmed give her talk about institutional diversity, racism, and the "immense labor of being queer, a feminist killjoy, and a willful subject". The first was during Glover's time completing her MA Degree in a women's studies program where Ahmed delivered the keynote. The…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, Homosexuality, Power Structure
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Kemp, Theresa D. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
In 2009, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's (UWEC) women's studies program offered its first iteration of the faculty-led international immersion course Women's Lives and Experiences in Nicaragua. This program was created and initially led by Dr. Rose-Marie Avin, a faculty member in the economics department and an affiliate member of both…
Descriptors: Feminism, Foreign Countries, Womens Studies, International Programs
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Mahrouse, Gada – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
Author Gada Mahrouse begins this article by saying that the terms "intersectional" and "transnational" are widely misunderstood and misused by academics. She writes that the first, "intersectionality," has become a buzzword, not only in feminist courses but also in mainstream disciplines and areas of research. She…
Descriptors: Bias, Fiction, Films, Feminism
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Moore, Lisa Jean – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
Lisa Jean Moore describes a class assignment for her Social and Cultural Change course in which she was required to accommodate the material limitations of teaching within a highly regulated and restricted environment. This assignment, carried out in a women's prison, could be adapted for traditional college settings and travel abroad programs,…
Descriptors: Feminism, Teaching Methods, Females, Institutionalized Persons
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Diaz, Sara P. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
As women's and gender studies (WGS) is increasingly seen as an indispensable part of the academic landscape, a growing number of professors find themselves teaching WGS at religiously affiliated institutions. After she finished my PhD in feminist studies, the author transitioned into a new job as tenure-track faculty in a women's and gender…
Descriptors: Feminism, Teaching Methods, Womens Studies, Minority Groups
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Cragin, Becca – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2015
A central project of feminism has been raising awareness of the role cultural formations of sexuality play in women's inequality (Ritzenhoff and Hermes). Feminists who regularly include discussions of sexuality in their teaching are familiar with the pedagogical challenges of the subject as well as its importance. This article is intended for…
Descriptors: Feminism, Teaching Methods, Sexuality, Females
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Silva, Janelle M. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2015
Since the 1960s, women's centers on college campuses have provided a wide variety of resources. Unfortunately, not all colleges and universities house women's centers, despite the need for such spaces for their students. In this article, Janelle M. Silva describes a senior seminar grounded in feminist pedagogy and community psychology principles…
Descriptors: Community, Psychology, Feminism, Teaching Methods
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Clifton, Jennifer – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2014
In an era of globalization, public-private partnerships often tip too easily toward privatization, where global processes of consumption, production, and migration complicate the conditions and consequences of engagement in public life. Like the logic of service, the logic of activist capitalism underlying social entrepreneurship and microlending…
Descriptors: Feminism, School Community Relationship, School Community Programs, Partnerships in Education
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Rojas, Maythee – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2014
This essay provides a critical analysis of the Community Service-Learning in Women's Issues (CSLWI) course and its impact on California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) students and the Long Beach community-based organizations (CBOs) that they worked with between 2008 and 2013. Specifically, it offers a pedagogical approach to creating…
Descriptors: Feminism, Activism, Service Learning, Womens Studies
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