Today, GEA members are responding to the news that Trump has won the US presidency. Andrea Peto started us off by musing how Trump’s win is a boost for illiberial regimes in Europe. GEA Chair, Jessica Ringrose and Equality and Diversity Officer, Victoria Shouwnumi then considered how to call out Trump pedagogy and their ways of turning […]
Calling out Trump Pedagogy: Turning the 2016 USA election into a teachable moment
Jessica Ringrose and Victoria Showunmi, UCL Institute of Education
Many teachers at schools and universities internationally have been asking how to discuss the 2016 USA elections with children, young people and university students as they head back to their teaching and learning work in […]
The news that Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States has left many shocked and outraged with Twitter hashtags such as #NotMyPresident starting up and protests in 25 US cities, including New York. Those who have witnessed the recent rise of rape culture, unchecked male entitlement and media fueled racism and Islamaphobia however, […]
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11th International Biennial
Gender & Education Association Conference:
Generative Feminism(s): working across/within/through borders
Middlesex University, London.
GEA is thrilled to announce that the 11th International Biennial conference will be hosted by Middlesex University and take place on the 21st-23 June 2017.
The GEA Conference has long provided an important home for established and aspiring feminist researchers to foreground and share […]
The Feminist Readings Network provides a space to explore the question of reading with feminist thought, art and pedagogy. We’re delighted to have been awarded funding by the Gender and Education Association to further develop and extend our network.
A transnational and multilingual initiative, this project is for our feminist colleagues, and those that follow. The […]
Today GEA brings our readers something slightly different to sink your teeth to! Eva Bendix Petersen, PhD, Professor of Higher Education
at Roskilde University in Denmark is seeking participants for a small study investigating the relationship between time, timeliness and social theory.
Where you inspired by Judith Butler in the 1990s? Are you still an active researcher? Please complete this […]
The Gender and Education Journal is seeking a new Books Review Editor. The role involves circulating a ‘books for review’ list on a regular basis, selecting books for review, obtaining reviewers, managing the review submission process through to publication, and liaising with the Editors.
The Books Review Editor will produce a bi-annual newsletter and an annual report […]
GEA is thrilled to announce an upcoming event to be held at UCL Institute of Education; New Mediations of Feminist Sociology of Education looks set to be a fantastic occasion with GEA members Jessica Ringrose convening and Emilie Lawrence speaking on Social Media Feminist Humour as Popular Pedagogy.
A panel on Feminist Challenges in Higher Education will be leading the […]
Much has been written on the subject of grammar schools in light of Prime Minister, Theresa May’s declaration to reintroduce selective schooling to England. Several counties currently still offer grammar schools as an option for students leaving primary school but May wishes to roll out many more across the country, citing ‘social mobility’ and ‘better chances’ […]
This past June’s 2016 GEA conference was the very first GEA conference to put ‘Intersectionality’ in the title! It was entitled ‘Gender Equality Matters: Education, Intersectionality and Nationalism’ at Linköping University, Sweden, 15-17 June 2016. Below GEA Executive member Victoria Showunmi reflects on ‘getting real’ about what this intersectionality means for her as a woman […]