Los Angeles Convention Center | March 31, 2016
Episode 123: How Gay Is This Book?: 21st Century Approaches to the LGBTQ Classroom
(Sarah Chavez, Clarence Harlan Orsi, Jennifer Perrine, Timothy Schaffert, Stacey Waite) Students and instructors often differ in their interpretation of what constitutes a queer text. Considering the varieties of gender identification and the spectrum of sexual orientation, as well as what it means to enact a queer pedagogy in both form and content of the classroom, panelists explore the contemporary pitfalls and joys of helping to shape students' engagement with LGBTQ literature. Panelists read from potentially contested queer texts as well as discuss pedagogical practices.
Published Date: June 22, 2016