Unscripting Curriculum: Toward a Critical Trans Pedagogy

  title={Unscripting Curriculum: Toward a Critical Trans Pedagogy},
  author={Harper Benjamin Keenan},
  journal={Harvard Educational Review},
  • H. Keenan
  • Published 11 December 2017
  • Sociology
  • Harvard Educational Review
In this essay, Harper B. Keenan draws on his own experience as a white queer and trans educator to consider the meaning of a critical trans pedagogy. Amid dissonant narratives of equal rights and subjection, he explores how his classroom teaching is shaped by his own experience of gender conditioning as well as by the contemporary political climate surrounding trans identity. Keenan argues that a critical trans pedagogy requires unscripting and must necessarily support children in constructing… Expand
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