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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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McDaneld, Jen – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
The classroom is a sort of ground zero for feminist storytelling--it's there that we encounter the commonplace, surface stories students have absorbed about feminism, and it's there that we complicate, reiterate, or replace those stories through our syllabi and coursework. How can activating feminist archives in the classroom intervene in these…
Descriptors: Archives, Womens Studies, Introductory Courses, Feminism
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Branfman, Jonathan – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
While many instructors closet stigmatized identities, others "downplay" them--a tactic that sociologist Erving Goffman terms "covering." What are the personal, ethical, and pedagogical costs of covering? What are the gains? How can feminist university instructors cover stigmatized identities without fueling oppressive…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Social Bias, Ethics, Feminism
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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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Bond, Candis E. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
In this essay, the author will discuss background on the topic of street harassment within the context of the United States, the theoretical and pedagogical foundations of her course design, and outcomes from the class. She will also share ideas for modifying and improving the course. Her syllabus and assignments were highly experimental, since…
Descriptors: College Students, Sexual Harassment, Teaching Models, Teaching Methods
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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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Scharrón-del Río, Maria R. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
This article addresses some of the common issues that arise when striving to develop multicultural competencies in the classroom using an experiential, intersectional, feminist, and anti-oppressive approach, in the hope of providing support to others doing similar work and contributing to the conversation around the personal impact of liberation…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Puerto Ricans, Teaching Methods, Cultural Awareness
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B. A. L. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
In this article, the author considers the ways racial and gender oppression uniquely impact the experiences of women faculty of color working at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). HSIs are federally defined as accredited, not-for-profit two- or four-year institutions of higher learning whose total full-time student enrollment is at least 25…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Minority Group Teachers, Hispanic Americans, Gender Differences
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Bailey, Cathryn – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
Cathryn Bailey writes that her own online teaching journey began about a decade ago, and says that in the beginning, she too felt many of the misgivings about online teaching that she now hears from friends and colleagues such as: (1) Isn't it just a fast food version of college; or (2) Doesn't it just dilute students' learning experience? Others'…
Descriptors: Feminism, Teaching Methods, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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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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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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DeGrave, Analisa – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
La Casa de los Colores (the House of Colors) is a feminist organization dedicated to defending human rights, particularly those of the LGBTQ+ community in León, Nicaragua. In 2016 Helen Alfaro, Yova Briones, Ani Guerrero, and Tannia Rizo Lazo, four members of La Casa's leadership team, "Las Coloras," were invited to speak about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Civil Rights, Homosexuality
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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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LeSavoy, Barbara – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
The author is in a faculty position in women and gender studies (WGST) at a comprehensive public university in western New York. In this article, the author summarize theories of identity and voice as backdrop for inquiry, transitioning to a systematic discussion of teaching about sex and gender identity to differently positioned learners, drawing…
Descriptors: Womens Studies, Reading Materials, Instructional Materials, Sexual Identity
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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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