The Black Woman Native Speaking Subject: Reflections of a Black Female Professor in Canada
Keywords:Blacks in Canada, Caribbean diaspora, gender representations
This paper interweaves literary and feminist theories alongside personal life stories to demonstrate the collapse of the boundaries of the personal and the intellectual in the pedagogical practices of Black female professors. The paper suggests that acknowledging the precariousness of performing one’s Blackness in university classrooms presents new possibilities for shared learning.
Cet article entrelace des théories littéraires et féministes avec des récits de vie personnels pour démontrer l’effondrement des frontières entre la sphère privée et le domaine intellectuel dans les pratiques pédagogiques des femmes professeures noires. L’article suggère que la reconnaissance de la précarité de la manifestation de la négritude dans les classes d’université présente de nouvelles possibilités d’apprentissage partagé.
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