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Title Still searching for our mothers' gardens : experiences of new, tenure-track women of color at "majority" institutions / edited by Marnel N. Niles, Nickesia S. Gordon

Publ Info Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  LB2837 .S85 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxi, 287 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Managing tensions and contradictions : diversity in question. Disclose and demystify : the discrepancy between the concept of diversity and the action of diversity in the face of "stubborn faculty, wary students, and unsupportive administrators" / Angela Prater, Yuping Mao, Marnel N. Niles, and Yuxia Qian -- A muted voice on holy ground : reflections on the dialectics experienced as an African American female professor in a Christian university / Jeanetta D. Sims -- Watching my b/lack : the not so colorblind world of academia / Nickesia S. Gordon -- Confronting prejudice and discrimination : strategies of survival. A different kind of professor / Marcia Alesan Dawkins -- Standpoint theory and discontinuing denial of racism, sexism, and ageism / Michele S. Foss-Snowden -- Negotiating resistance : challenges of a female faculty member of color from an Islamic Arab background / Ahlam Muhtaseb -- Playing the game : communicative practices for negotiating politics and preparing for tenure / Annette Madlock Gatison -- Responding to "otherness" : navigating identity. Barriers to being heard in a majority institution / Kamille Gentles-Peart -- Women of colour in the academy : the South Asian "corner" / Peruvemba S. Jaya and Rukhsana Ahmed -- Strangers in the ivory tower : framing international female faculty identity negotiations in a "majority" academic institution / Elvinet S. Wilson -- My brown body as strange and suspect : painful moments and powerful realizations / Rachel Alicia Griffin -- Experiencing difference in the classroom : teaching "majority" students. Living creativity : teaching as art / Marnel N. Niles -- "One of these things is not like the others" : experiences of African-American women professors with majority-race students / Eletra S. Gilchrist -- Working with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Navigating new terrains : socialization challenges of African-American female tenure-track faculty in the STEM disciplines / Cerise L. Glenn -- Multiplying the others from the margins : experiences of a black, female, junior faculty member teaching in a non-STEM discipline at a STEM institution / Kami J. Anderson
LC subject Minority college teachers -- United States -- Social conditions
Women college teachers -- United States -- Social conditions
Faculty integration -- United States
Discrimination in higher education -- United States
Add Author Niles, Marnel N
Gordon, Nickesia S., 1977-
ISBN 0761855149 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780761855149 (pbk. : alk. paper)