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Part II: Adventures in Being a Terrible Feminist

In a less successful adventure in the aforementioned week of teaching, the class developed and drew superhero characters.  Then, we met with a mini-course on feminist topics so they could show us their ‘zines and we could show them our characters. … Continue reading

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Part I: In Which Everything Goes According to Plan

As I think I may have mentioned, I have been privileged to teach a week-long course through the Enriched Mini-Course Program at Carleton University twice now. This year, I overhauled the course content to include a unit on political cartoons, and … Continue reading

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“Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.”

This past week has been the third time I’ve developed and taught a 5-day course for high schoolers.  The last two times I taught it, I arranged the comic studies and comic book content chronologically, I guess because I wanted … Continue reading

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Yes, I will be attending the Joss Wheden Sing-Along

If you find yourself in San Antonio on Saturday at 11.30 am, stop by the Pop Culture & Pedagogy Panel!  Here’s my abstract for that presentation: “It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a comprehensive course on North American political … Continue reading

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