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



Mike and Kris,
I totally agree about “Being There”. I just watched a scene from the movie on youtube. Totally relevant!
Henry


> On Jul 29, 2016, at 11:11 AM, Kris Gutierrez <gutierkd@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Ah "Being There" -a favorite and relevant in this political election
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> 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
>>> <javascript:;>)
>>> 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]
>> 
>> -- 
>> 
>> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object
>> that creates history. Ernst Boesch
>