“Orwell’s Roses”: A Rhizomatic Journey

Writers outside higher education make use of the same methods used by qualitative researchers – those of participant observation, interviewing and document analysis. In her book Orwell’s Roses, Rebecca Solnit (2021) used these methods, along with a rhizomatic thought process (p. 125) to explore the connections emanating from author George Orwell’s mention of planting roses … Continue reading “Orwell’s Roses”: A Rhizomatic Journey

Asian Critical Race Theory as an Analytical Framework

This week's guest blogger is Ji Hyun Hong, who is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Georgia in Language and Literacy Education. Ji Hyun is a transnational Korean who has been traveling back and forth between Korea and the United States since the age of seven. Her continued experiences with racism in the U.S … Continue reading Asian Critical Race Theory as an Analytical Framework

Call for proposals: Critical questions in education symposium

Critical Questions in Education Symposium The Academy for Educational Studies invites your participation in the 2022 Critical Questions in Education Symposium to be held in Denver, Colorado, October 24—26, 2022 at the Sonesta Denver Downtown Hotel. The final deadline for submitting proposals is July 25, 2022. The conference will gather to explore how, and in what ways, “stories” about … Continue reading Call for proposals: Critical questions in education symposium

Resources for teaching feminist theory

For anyone revising syllabi for next semester, the journal Signs provides lots of resources for teaching feminist theory and #feminist resistance. The Feminist Public Intellectuals Project includes: Short takes -- discussions of current books on gender, feminism, and sexuality. Feminist frictions -- essays on current concepts and controversies; and Ask a feminist -- a podcast … Continue reading Resources for teaching feminist theory