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Freedom to be me… Art, Literacy, and Identity Exploration through the Eyes of Adolescent Girls

To be a literate citizen in 21st century America requires the freedom to read, understand, and question the world in which he or she lives sees critical literacy is a tool to navigate hegemonic discourse, to redefine the self and to transform oppressive social structures and relations of production. As educators we must understand the … Continue reading

Gender UnConference
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Gender UnConference

What: Gender and Literacy UnConference Unlike a traditional conference an UnConference has its agenda created by participants of the event, on the day of the event. Host: WILLA, the gender and literacy studies group of NCTE When: June 21, 2014, 10am-4pm Where: Bacon Hall Rooms 115, 117, 225 at Buffalo State College and/or digitally Via … Continue reading

2014 Call for Manuscripts, Deadline Extended
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2014 Call for Manuscripts, Deadline Extended

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS Deadline Extended: September 1, 2014 The Women in Literacy and Life Assembly is currently accepting submissions for the WILLA Journal. Submissions should be focused on gender in education. WILLA’s next journal will concentrate on “This I Believe” essays. Writers should visit http://www.thisibelieve.org for guidelines and examples. Submissions should be emailed to willancte@gmail.com Continue reading