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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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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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Clarkson, Nicholas L. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
As trans studies becomes more deeply institutionalized as a field and trans visibility spikes in popular culture, more students come into women's and gender studies (WGS) classrooms identifying as trans, genderqueer, or nonbinary, and they hope that classrooms will be responsive to their experiences. At minimum, this requires that WGS instructors…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Gender Issues, Womens Studies, LGBTQ People
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Baker, Ashley A.; Ryalls, Rmily – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
Recent research on teaching focuses on integrating technology into the classroom (Chick and Hassel 197; Eisen 350; Eudey 233; Richards 6-7; Sargent and Corse 242; Schweitzer 188). In particular, instructors have developed online class spaces using social networking sites (e.g., blogs, YouTube, Twitter). Online spaces not only challenge the notion…
Descriptors: Feminism, Teaching Methods, Electronic Publishing, Critical Thinking
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Lodhia, Sharmila – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
As an instructor of courses examining women's lives through a transnational feminist lens and a scholar whose research explores the challenge of utilizing the law to address gendered violence, author Sharmila Lodhia, is deeply invested in the question of how discussions of advocacy in the women's and gender studies classroom are framed. She…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Intervention, Womens Studies, Gender Issues
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Samanta, Suchitra – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2015
In this article, Suchitra Samanta reports on an introductory course in women's and gender studies (IWGS) where she first introduces, centers, and problematizes the concept of gender and sexuality to undergraduate students, and at a depth not offered in other disciplines. This article suggests a need for greater visibility for Asians and Asian…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Womens Studies, Gender Issues, Sexuality
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Spencer, Leland G. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2015
Herein, Leland Spencer provides a review of four book selections while reflecting on paradoxes regularly faced by feminist teachers (and scholars, activists, and thinkers). The books include: (1) Bradley, Harriet. "Gender." Cambridge: Polity, 2012. Print; (2) Murphy, Michael J., and Elizabeth N. Ribarsky, eds. "Activities for…
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Gender Issues, Sexuality, Class Activities
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Cavanagh, Kimberly K.; Cohan, Deborah J. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2015
In this article, Kimberly K. Cavanagh and Deborah J. Cohan describe a process they refined for hosting "Gender Benders" at USCB (University of South Carolina Beaufort). Cavanagh and Cohen shared a similar sensibility for thinking about gender, intersectionality, and pedagogical issues and wanted a place standing at the intersection of…
Descriptors: Feminism, Gender Issues, Teaching Methods, Universities
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Nair, Sridevi – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2014
This essay argues for new pedagogies of "women of color" courses in light of the "transnational turn" of women's, gender, and sexuality studies (WGS) departments in the U.S. The author uses the transnational turn in WGS to refer to the increased presence of scholarship about/on contexts outside the U.S.--specifically, a…
Descriptors: Females, Minority Groups, Race, Cultural Differences
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Hogan, Katie – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2014
Many teachers of introductory women's and gender studies find themselves in the position of introducing bad news to an already hostile audience. To deal directly with this dilemma, author Katie Hogan has approached student resistance to women's and gender studies (WGST) with carefully constructed syllabi designed to encourage…
Descriptors: Feminism, Females, Minority Group Students, Introductory Courses
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Khoja-Moolji, Shenila – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2014
Scholars of curriculum and teaching have undertaken critical analyses of the myriad ways in which curricula--taught, planned, lived, and/or hidden--and pedagogical practices (re)produce social norms and bring into effect particular kinds of subjects. This article presents an engagement with curriculum and pedagogy that foregrounds the…
Descriptors: Postmodernism, Teaching Methods, Gender Issues, Islam
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Jespersen, T. Christine – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2014
The project of social justice in education, or maybe any education, involves ideological shifts. These shifts include profound changes to the self. One way that ideological beliefs change is through a process of identification, which occurs on conscious and unconscious levels. As we build our identities through identification, the incorporation of…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Feminism, Ideology, Teaching Methods
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Long, Alex – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2014
The author is a graduate student studying English at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and recently concluded co-teaching a course called The Human Experience of War. The course consisted of reading various works of British literature that spanned World Wars I and II. Through the experience of teaching this course, one recurring theme that…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Females, World History, Gender Bias
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Stein, Rachel – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2014
In this article, Rachel Stein focuses on two course projects in which students apply materialist feminist practices within a capstone women's studies seminar entitled Body Politics. Undertaking these projects, students become more critically aware of gendered materialities that they had previously taken for granted as they deconstruct material…
Descriptors: Feminism, Womens Studies, Seminars, Females
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Sgoutas, Arlene – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2013
This essay looks primarily at one approach to teaching about privilege in a feminist research course. I talk about the motivation to ask students to participate in this exercise and the potential as well as the challenges it has for raising awareness of one's own privileges before setting out to do feminist research. Additionally, the paper…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Research Methodology, Ethics, Feminism
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