Transnational/Queer: Narratives from the contact zone
- Caddo Gap Press for the Corporation for Curriculum Research
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- Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2005, 21 (2 (Summer)), pp. 109 - 117
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Back in the late 1980s, as a student teacher of English as a Second Language (ESL) to immigrants, refugees and international students in the United States, I was eager to read something, anything, to help me think through the intriguing teaching dilemmas that often arose when the topic of (homo)sexual identities became foregrounded in classroom interactions. But extensive searching through language education literature yielded almost no acknowledgment that a range of sexual identities even exists, either within or beyond the classroom; the world represented in the literature was one in which straight people--albeit from various national, cultural, and linguistic...
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