Radical Teacher

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

Articles from No. 72, Spring

Academic Freedom
A community college instructor in North Carolina was suspended from Rowan-Cararrus Community College for showing Fahrenheit 911 in class a week before the election. The administration said the board of trustees had a clear policy of nonpartisanship...
International Education
Cuban scholars charge that the U.S. government denied visas to more than 60 Cubans seeking to attend the Latin American Studies Association conference in Las Vegas in October, 2004 (Associated Press, September 29, 2004). At the same time, Cuba's Latin...
Our Semesters of Death: Resisting Authority and the Politics of Disruption
Sometimes the left hand really doesn't know what the right hand is doing. Or in our case, one left didn't know what the other leftist was doing. In the semesters following the attacks of September 11, 2001, in separate disciplines (Media Studies and...
Pecker
Directed by John Waters. 87 minutes. New Line Studios, 1998. "There are people who get John Waters films," reads an interview with this cult classic filmmaker. "And then there are assholes." This litmus test sprang immediately to mind when one of...
Students and Academics against the War
Two resolutions against the Iraq War were passed. First, on January 7, 2005, the California Federation of Teachers Executive Council passed a resolution based on labor council resolutions in Alameda and South Bay. The resolution is to "end the war...
Teaching about War in a Time of War
Of all the enemies of public liberty, war is most to be dreaded because it comprises//////// *** and develops the germ of every other. ~ James Madison, 1788 Until Americans reach college they should not be exposed to the blunders, foibles, frailties...
Teaching in a Time of War
On Wednesday, November 4, 2004, the Center for the Improvement of Teaching (CIT) at the University of Massachusetts--Boston held one of a regularly scheduled series of open forums on teaching. The event was planned weeks in advance. Speakers volunteered...
Teaching in a Time of War
LaGuardia Community College (The City University of New York) is a New York City urban campus located in Queens about ten minutes by subway from Times Square. LaGuardia's logo says "The World's Community College" and this is more than just promotional:...
Whose Terrorism? A Classroom Activity Enlists Students in Defining Terrorism and Then Applying Their Definitions to World Events
This article first appeared in "War, Terrorism, and Our Classrooms, "a special issue of Rethinking Schools magazine, Winter 2001-2002. We are grateful to Rethinking Schools for permission to reprint this article. To subscribe to Rethinking Schools...
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