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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

Recommended Media Series Part 1

Recommended Media Series: Miss Representation

Consider adding additional depth to a discussion or inquiry into feminism, gender, or sexuality in the classroom through Part 1 of WILLA’s  Recommended Media Series. Part 1: The film, Miss Representation, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in April 2011 and put a larger societal movement in motion, currently visible through social media to affirm … Continue reading