Radical Teacher

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

Articles from No. 105, Summer

A Critical Archival Pedagogy: The Lesbian Herstory Archives and a Course in Radical Lesbian Thought
"[T]he archive" has a capital "A," is figurative, and leads elsewhere. It may represent neither material site nor a set of documents. Rather, it may serve as a strong metaphor for any corpus of selective forgettings and collections... --Ann Laura...
Archives, Education, and Access: Learning at Interference Archive
Introduction Archives are a tool for education, and the access policy of an archive affects what kind of education takes place in its space. In this paper, we describe how Interference Archive (IA), a community archive in Brooklyn, New York, creates...
Brief Introductions: Gender, Visual Culture, and the Carceral State
In the Winter semester of 2016, I switched up the beginning of Gender and Visual Culture, a 200level course I teach regularly at Bates College, to take advantage of a one-time opportunity: extensive programming for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on "Mass...
Changing the Subject: Archives, Technology, and Radical Counter-Narratives of Peace
What, in any case, is a socialist feminist criticism? The answer is a simple one. It wants to change the subject. The critic is committed to social change in her workplace, the university, as well as to political activism in the world. --Jane Marcus,...
(Early) Modern Literature: Crossing the Color-Line
I sit with Shakespeare and he winces not. --W.E.B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk When the structure of an academic course poses an intellectual problem, students are bound to a curriculum that requires them to resolve critical issues because...
From Archives to Action: Zines, Participatory Culture, and Community Engagement in Asian America
Introduction Zines are currently experiencing a resurgence across the country. The proliferation of zine fests, zine distros, and zine makers (or zinesters) point to a rejuvenation in zine culture not seen since the 1990s. For those unfamiliar with...
In the Archives: A User's Perspective
I write as a consumer, a user of archives. I am a historian, who in my over forty years of research on McCarthyism and the American Left has probably worked in at least forty different archives--more if you count the individual collections housed within...
Introduction: Archives and Radical Education
Though Alain Resnais' documentary film about the French National Library, All the World's Memory (Toute la Memoir du Monde), is meant to celebrate the library's scope and organization, anxiety seeps into its cinematic "language": dim black-and-white...
News for Educational Workers
Presenting a thoughtful justification for the left in American education, Donald Lazere's Why Higher Education Should Have a Leftist Bias (Palgrave) argues that to teach students rhetoric and critical thinking, key components of a humanist education,...
Orality and the Archive: Teaching the Partition of India through Oral Histories
Last December, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took diplomatic relations between India and Pakistan one step closer to peace talks by choosing to visit his Pakistani counterpart in Lahore for the latter's birthday. The move, the first of its...
Tracing the Horizon: iLanding as Radical Archive Practice and Pedagogy
Tracing the Horizon We sit together in the foothills of the Taconic Mountains as dusk descends. The sounds of summer surround: cicadas, crickets and owls. Within the hour, the moon rises like a torch, bright and full of possibility. Jennifer...
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