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Author: Sarah Willie-LeBreton
Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, 2016.
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Transforming the Academy brings together faculty members from many different backgrounds-male and female, cisgender and queer, immigrant and native-born, white, black, multiracial, and other-to examine the state of diversity within the American university. Whether describing challenging power dynamics within their classrooms or recounting protests that occurred on their campuses, the book's contributors offer  Read more...
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Transforming the academy.
New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2015028623
(OCoLC)928750106
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Willie-LeBreton
ISBN: 9780813565095 081356509X
OCLC Number: 957249080
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : Full Steps Forward, Half Steps Back : The Diversity Challenge of Pedagogy / Sarah Willie-LeBreton --
Decentering Whiteness : Teaching Antiracism on a Predominantly White Campus / Michael D. Smith and Eve Tuck --
Is There a Silver Lining? : The Experiences of a Black Female Teaching Assistant / Dela Kusi-Appouh --
Radical Leftist or Objective Practitioner? : Perceptions of a Black Male Professor / H. Mark Ellis --
Teaching Difference in Multiple Ways : Through Content and Presence / Cheryl Jones-Walker --
What You May Not See : The Oscillating Critique / Pato Hebert --
The Professor, Her Colleague, and Her Student : Two Race-Related Stories / Sarah Willie-LeBreton --
Challenging Oppression in Moderation? : Student Feedback in Diversity Courses / Anita Chikkatur --
The (S)paces of Academic Work : Disability, Access, and Higher Education / Kristin Lindgren --
Queer Affects/Queer Access / Anna Ward --
Geographies of Difference : From Unity to Solidarity / Betty Sasaki --
La Promesa : Working with Latina/o Students in an Elite Liberal Arts College / Aurora Camacho de Schmidt --
Passing Strange : Embodying and Negotiating Difference in Academia / Daphne Lamothe --
A Dean's Week : Trap Doors and Glass Ceilings / Theresa Tensuan --
Conclusion : Theorizing the Transformation of the Twenty-First-Century Campus / Sarah Willie-LeBreton. Bibliography About the Contributors Index.
Responsibility: edited by Sarah Willie-LeBreton.

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