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[Xmca-l] Re: Identity through "experiential texts": Poems and Works of Art??



Ah "Being There" -a favorite and relevant in this political election

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> On Jul 29, 2016, at 9:41 AM, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:
> 
> David
> 
> The H G Wells story, "in the country of the blind" is thought provoking in
> many relevant ways and my students have lot ten a lot out of it. And it's
> online free.  The film"Being There" may also be useful.
> 
> Mike
> 
>> On Friday, 29 July 2016, David H Kirshner <dkirsh@lsu.edu> wrote:
>> 
>> My thanks for the many great suggestions of movies and academic works!
>> 
>> I would also welcome suggestions of poems and works of graphic art that
>> seem to you to problematize the notion of identity.
>> 
>> You're welcome to send suggestions off-line, and I'll compile and share
>> with XMCA.
>> 
>> David
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu <javascript:;> [mailto:
>> xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu <javascript:;>] On Behalf Of David H
>> Kirshner
>> Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:05 PM
>> To: eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity (xmca-l@mailman.ucsd.edu
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>> Subject: [Xmca-l] Identity through "experiential texts"
>> 
>> I'm preparing to teach a capstone graduate course for teachers-to-be that
>> includes a focus on identity.
>> The major assignment is a Personal Literacy Portfolio in which students
>> compile, organize, and discuss artifacts of their past in exploration of
>> their identity. The rationale is that this self-awareness of positioning
>> facilitates engagement with students of diverse cultural locations.
>> 
>> I'm asking for suggestions of course resources.
>> Rather than a single course reader, I'm looking for "experiential
>> texts"-that is creative products in any medium that can help perturb
>> essentialist ideas of core identity in favor of a more complex,
>> poststructural view of identity as multiple and fragmented. Media can
>> include academic writing in psychology, sociology, philosophy; short
>> stories; poetry; film; works of art, etc.
>> 
>> If you'd like to email me off-line (dkirsh@lsu.edu <javascript:;><mailto:
>> dkirsh@lsu.edu <javascript:;>>), I'll send a compilation of all
>> suggestions to XMCA.
>> 
>> Below is a list of some experiential texts I'm already considering.
>> 
>> David
>> 
>> Walkerdine, V. (1990). Chapter 1: Sex, power and pedagogy. In V.
>> Walkerdine (Ed.), Schoolgirl fictions(pp. 3-15). London: Verso. Reprinted
>> from Screen Education, 38, 14-24, 1981.
>> 
>> PBS Video: http://www.pbs.org/program/nine-months-that-made-you/
>> 9 Months That Made You   -  How a person's individuality is developed,
>> including their sexuality
>> 
>> Documentary on the life of a child kept without language for 13 years.
>> 
>> https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/jul/14/genie-feral-child-los-angeles-researchers
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjZolHCrC8E
>> 
>> Movie: Enemy  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enemy_(2013_film)
>> The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal as two men who are physically identical,
>> but different in terms of personality.
>> 
>> Gee, J. P. (2001). Identity as an analytic lens for research in education.
>> In W. G. Secada (Ed.), Review of Research in Education, 25 (pp. 3-56).
>> Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association. [identity = kind
>> of person one is recognized as being]
>> 
>> Stremmel, A., Burns, J., Nganga, C., & Bertolini, K. (2015). Countering
>> the essentialized discourse of teacher education. Journal of Early
>> Childhood Teacher Education, 36(2), 156-174. [discussed in
>> http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentID=20275]
> 
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> that creates history. Ernst Boesch