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Stimpson, Catharine R. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2021
Florence Rosenfeld Howe died on Saturday, September 12, 2020. She had created an indelible life of magnitude and consequence. In 1982, when Howe was 53 years old, she published an influential article in "Change," "Feminist Scholarship: The Extent of the Revolution." If the article now seems conventional, that is a sign of how…
Descriptors: Biographies, Feminism, Scholarship, Womens Studies
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Millar, Krystina – Gender and Education, 2021
The discipline of women's and gender studies [WGS] often attracts criticism from the media, the public, and students. Few recent empirical studies focus on the experiences of faculty who teach WGS courses -- particularly professors teaching in conservative areas. To address this gap in the literature, I conducted 30 interviews with faculty who…
Descriptors: Womens Studies, Resistance (Psychology), Teaching Experience, College Faculty
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Martinez, Nicholas C.; Sowcik, Matthew – New Directions for Student Leadership, 2020
This chapter presents an overview of six additional disciplines. Descriptions and resources for psychology, arts and music, women's studies, religious studies, parks and recreation, and interdisciplinary studies are included.
Descriptors: Psychology, Art, Music, Womens Studies
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Saylor, Elizabeth E.; Schmeichel, Mardi – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2020
We live in a time when the question of who is (or is not) depicted in public monuments is a topic of heated discussions across the nation. For example, the removal of Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, resulted in a violent protest in 2017. Such debates concerning the display and preservation of Civil War monuments center around…
Descriptors: Historic Sites, Females, Gender Issues, Feminism
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Ellsworth, Tina M.; Stigall, Janelle; Walker, Amy – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2019
In this article, we offer a rich description for how to highlight women's voices in history through storytelling while engaging students in historical thinking skills rooted in primary source documents.
Descriptors: Females, History, Story Telling, Thinking Skills
Pullmann, Joy; Maitra, Sumantra – James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal, 2020
How much of academia is infiltrated by activists? Some conservatives claim that "neo-Marxism" and its sister paradigms like feminist pedagogy, post-structuralism, and post-modernism have long infected certain departments in the humanities and social sciences. Those paradigms have now spread to more disciplines and funding committees.…
Descriptors: Activism, Higher Education, Departments, Political Attitudes
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McClure, Donald R.; Robinson, Kecia I. – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2019
Sports can be a unique platform to teach third-grade students about women's history and civic values. This lesson addresses two social studies practices for the third grade in the New York State K-8 Social Studies Framework (Gathering, Interpreting, and Using Evidence; and Chronological Reasoning and Causation) and three themes from the National…
Descriptors: Womens Studies, Females, History, Athletics
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Boyd, Susanna – Teaching History, 2019
Susanna Boyd 'discovered' women's history while studying for her own history degree, and laments women's continued absence from the school history curriculum. She issues a call-to-arms to make the curriculum more inclusive both by re-evaluating the criteria for curricular selection and by challenging established disciplinary conventions. She also…
Descriptors: Females, Curriculum Design, History, Teaching Methods
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Kupo, V. Leilani; Castellon, Jessica – New Directions for Student Services, 2018
What stakes do women's centers have in doing work that focuses on masculinity? Women's centers play an essential role in helping to understand, identify, and deconstruct masculinities. Through the lens of gender equity, this chapter examines how center staff members and other professionals can provide frameworks and language that influence campus…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Womens Studies, Campuses, College Faculty
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Horwath, Ilona; Diabl, Christian – Gender and Education, 2020
This article offers new insight into students' responses to Womens' and Gender Studies (WGS) classes by overcoming the self-selection bias hitherto inherent in the field. Exploring the experiences of 1406 students (770 women, 636 men) of a university with a WGS requirement across all study programmes, we examine the prevailing discourses on WGS,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Womens Studies, Required Courses, College Students
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Kelly, Arlene B. – Sign Language Studies, 2016
This article describes the emergence of Deaf women's studies by way of Deaf studies and women's studies. This discipline arose from the need to explore the Deaf female experience. Understanding the barriers Deaf women have faced and overcome engenders an appreciation of the experiences and contributions made by and for Deaf women. Deaf women's…
Descriptors: Deafness, Womens Studies, Experience, Educational History
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Odell, Sarah – SoJo Journal: Educational Foundations and Social Justice Education, 2020
Current research on gender and educational leadership focuses exclusively on women, making men the invisible gender. Critical Black feminist scholars have pushed work on women and educational leadership further by bringing intersectional identity into the discourse, but the research still describes women as monolithic. New critical work in…
Descriptors: Leadership, Feminism, Gender Issues, Sex Fairness
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Kanagasabai, Nithila – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2018
Existing scholarship on knowledge mobilities tends to focus on the largest metropolitan centres as loci of education and employment and as desirable destinations for knowledge migrants. This paper draws attention to the ways in which the spaces of learning in non-metropolitan locations intersect with circulations of disciplinary knowledge and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Studies, College Students, Migrants
Stoehr, Alissa Kristine – ProQuest LLC, 2016
According to the State University of New York-Oneanta (2013), "women's and gender studies is an interdisciplinary field of study that takes gender as its main category of analysis, and works to reframe the place of gender as essential to the workings of social, cultural, political, and economic systems." These programs, especially at…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Womens Studies, Educational History, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Udén, Maria K. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2017
Scholars have noted that there is hesitation to utilise findings from gender studies in engineering education. Issues within gender studies may be part of the matching problem. Debates concerning two concepts for new engineering paradigms are investigated: "care" and "heterogeneity." Their appeals and the respective…
Descriptors: Feminism, Gender Issues, Womens Studies, Engineering Education
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