Snapping: Feminist Pedagogy and Navigating the “New” Right

  • Heather Latimer University of British Columbia, Okanagan
Keywords: affect theory, anecdotal theory, feminist pedagogy, Sara Ahmed, the “new” right

Abstract

This paper uses anecdotal and affect theory to think through the repercussions of feminist pedagogy while navigating the “new” right. It extends Sara Ahmed’s metaphors of the feminist snap and the feminist ear as pedagogical and epistemological tactics.

 

Author Biography

Heather Latimer, University of British Columbia, Okanagan

Heather Latimer is Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of British Columbia, where she teaches courses on reproductive politics, feminist epistemologies, and critical sexuality studies. In general, her research aims to understand and explain the history of reproductive politics by studying representations of reproduction, specifically in science fiction and film.

Published
2020-11-01
Section
Special Section: Speaking Freely and Freedom of Speech