Radical Teacher

Periodical containing articles, photos, interviews, and book reviews on radical feminist theory and practice in education.

Articles from Vol. 80, Fall

A Disruptive Student
I believe I was set up for right-wing entrapment a few years ago in a mass media class during the Bush-Kerry election of 2004. The Iraq War was already going badly then amid Michael Moore's hugely successful Fahrenheit 9/11. For this upper-level course...
Beyond Colorblindness and Multiculturalism: Rethinking Anti-Racist Pedagogy in the University Classroom
Nearly forty years after student-led movements began to challenge the racism and Eurocentrism of U.S. universities and many campus struggles later, it has become fairly commonplace, though by no means ubiquitous, for universities and colleges to offer...
Bullying, Harassment and Violence among Students
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Our nation's elementary and secondary schools are filled with abundant examples of student-to-student gender-based harassment and violence. Despite requirements for compliance and monitoring articulated in state and federal...
Constructive Intersections: White Students Meet Black History in August Wilson's the Piano Lesson
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In the last thirty years, tolerance pedagogy has become standard practice as well as a booming educational industry in American schools and colleges, with for profit and non-profit organizations offering to support diversity...
Firings
DePaul University in Chicago has denied tenure to Norman Finkelstein, a Jewish professor of Political Science whose scholarship has been critical of Jews and the State of Israel. Even though recommended by his department and his College, the Board...
High Schools and Social Justice
A central Louisiana high school has banned T-shirts supporting the Jena 6, a group of six African American Jena, Louisiana students charged with the attempted murder of a white student. For more information on the Jena 6, and ways to support them,...
On Behalf of Harry/Harriet: Teaching Michelle Cliff's No Telephone to Heaven
Michelle Cliff's 1987 novel tells the story of Clare Savage and her journey into adulthood during the 1960s-1980s. It is a sequel to Abeng (1984). In No Telephone to Heaven, Clare's family moves from Jamaica to America; Clare later travels to London...
Racism and Real Life: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in the Undergraduate Survey of American Literature
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] This article began as a series of conversations between an African-American student and a white teacher about Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), assigned in a ten-week survey of American literature since...
Resources
Majority Rules is a classroom ready, five episode series on democracy as seen through the eyes of young people from six cities in six countries. The five parts (Definitions & Conceptions, Exporting Democracy, Political Apathy, Economic Democracy,...
Teaching beyond "Tolerance"
LOVE IS ALL AROUND? At the close of its 2007 summer session--just before we went to final copy on this issue--the U.S. Senate stopped short of pushing through a Federal hate crimes bill whose long climb through Washington was propelled in part by...
Tunnel of Reification: How the Tunnel of Oppression Reaffirms Righteousness for Members of Dominant Groups
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In "The Multicultural Wars," Hazel Carby asks, "Have we, as a society, successfully eliminated the desire for achieving integration through political agitation and opted instead for knowing each other through cultural texts?"...
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