Feminist pedagogy: Luncheon and salon

Feminist pedagogy: Luncheon and salon

Event Type



Cunningham Memorial Library, Events Area




(812) 237-2606


Discussion guide/leader: Keri Yousif 

Target Audience is teachers and graduate students in education programs.

Luncheon buffet: Asian Fusion [no reservation needed]; you are welcome to bring your own lunch as well.

Menu: Asian salad; garlic lemon ginger broccoli; sticky rice; vegetable lo mein; cilantro breast of chicken; teriyaki glazed salmon filet; dessert items; fortune cookies; beverages

What is feminist pedagogy? How might feminist pedagogy give us a new or alternate ways to think about the work we do in the classroom and in the community? In fact, you may already be practicing elements that fit into definitions of feminist pedagogy! Come and discuss ideas and practices for feminist pedagogy. Consider two definitions below to get the discussion started:

Feminist pedagogy should not simply expose students to a particularized academic scholarship but that it should also envision the possibility of activism and struggle outside the academy. Chandra Talpade Mohanty (2003). Feminism Without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity, p.243, Duke University Press

Feminist Pedagogy: Implications for UDL; Posted on April 21, 2012 by Allison Hitt ­chart

  • Co-constructs knowledge among teacher and students; disruptsteacher/student binary  Egalitarian, community-based
  •  Adopts discussion or workshop format
  • Attentive to process, context
  • Respects situated knowledge and each person's experiences and expertise.

For resources before, after and during the salon: libguides.indstate.edu/women/feminist-pedagogies Part of Women's History Month Colloquium. Full schedule available at http://www.indstate.edu/cas/MultidisciplinaryStudies/gender-studies/womens-history-month

SPONSORS: Department of Multimedia Studies/Gender Studies Program. Cunningham Memorial Library, Women¹s Resource Center, Office of the President