Speaking Up, Acting Out: Reflective Dialogue and the First-Year Writing Course
Reflections on Gender from a Communication Point-of-View: GenderSpectives
Nickesia Gordon and Laura Finley
This volume documents the experiences of, and reflections on, gender from undergraduate students in the field of Communication. It is the product of conversations, queries and discoveries that emerged from a spirited Communication and Gender course offered by the Department of Communication at Barry University, USA. The essays collected here offer an introspective from the students’ point of view as they grapple with gender issues as they intersect with their identities, sexualities, race and ethnicity, and nationalities, as well as socio-economic backgrounds in their everyday communicative experiences. On a subject as personal as gender, multiple perspectives exist, many of which do not necessarily fit traditional ideas about how to enact gender. The students’ reflections explore a diversity of standpoints on gender as they internalize ideas about selfhood and scrutinize their own understandings of gender as it is constructed, performed, evaluated, and negotiated through communication.
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Writing, dialogue, reflective dialogue, first year
Arts and Humanities | Education
Concannon, Kelly A.. (2017). Speaking Up, Acting Out: Reflective Dialogue and the First-Year Writing Course. In Nickesia Gordon and Laura Finley (Eds.), Reflections on Gender from a Communication Point-of-View: GenderSpectives (135 - 147).