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Nicol, Donna J.; Yee, Jennifer A. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
In the 2012 essay, "The Girls from Compton Go to College," the authors analyzed how growing up in Compton, California, impacted their identity development as scholars, teachers, and activists. In this article, the authors build on their previous work, utilizing a similar reflexive process to delve more deeply into how cultural capital…
Descriptors: Minority Group Teachers, Diversity (Faculty), Women Faculty, Daily Living Skills
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Hensel, Linda; Drake, Mary Ann; Young, Virginia A. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
Knitting groups, blogs, magazines, and fiber arts social media sites (e.g., ravelry.com) have flourished in the last decade as more women (and men) engage in the craft. The popularity of this craft today and the history of fiber arts, in general, deserve the attention of feminist scholars. Beth Ann Pentney has presented evidence for both obvious…
Descriptors: Art Materials, Art Activities, Womens Studies, Design Crafts
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Page, Amy Dellinger; Davison, Elizabeth; Dale, Jessica Pittman – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
With the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act in 2013, exposés about Title IX investigations (e.g., University of Virginia, Florida State University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), and the #MeToo campaign, there is renewed media focus on the topic of sexual assault on college campuses and in the wider culture.…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Violence, Sexual Abuse, Civil Rights Legislation
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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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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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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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Gold, Alexandra – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
When Alexandra Gold described her composition course: one that situates feminist and queer theory as a lens through which to view, analyze, and discuss contemporary television, a male acquaintance responded by saying he would not pay for that class. Another female acquaintance assured Gold that although she had loved a similar class at her Ivy…
Descriptors: Feminism, Popular Culture, Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition)
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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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Hanrahan, Heidi M.; Dewitt, Amy L.; Brasher, Sally M. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
In 1993, writing about their years of feminist collaboration, Carey Kaplan and Ellen Cronan Rose explained that while they sometimes found such endeavors challenging, ultimately they were "exhilarating, consoling, and precious" (559). In the years since then, those working in women and gender studies have continued to advocate for…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Introductory Courses, Womens Studies, Interdisciplinary Approach
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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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Kynard, Carmen – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
In March 2015, the State University of New York Press published the fourth edition of "This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color," one of the most cited books in feminist theorizing that arguably turned the tide into what is called today call intersectional feminism. As a black feminist, the politicization of…
Descriptors: Feminism, Violence, Ideology, Minority Groups
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