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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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Pileggi, Victoria; Holliday, Joanna; de Santis, Carm; Lamarre, Andrea; Jeffrey, Nicole; Tetro, Maria; Rice, Carla – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
It is within the overlap of three gaps in the literature on feminist classrooms (lack of initiation, student representation, and evaluation) that the authors situate this paper. In conceptualizing this paper, they wanted not only to describe a context from which others can consider their own present or future offerings of feminist,…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Interdisciplinary Approach, Feminism, Transformative Learning
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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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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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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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