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“My pedagogical practices have emerged from the mutually illuminating interplay of anticolonial, critical, and feminist pedagogies. This complex and unique blending of multiple perspectives has beer¡ an engaging and powerful standpoint from which to work.”

“To begin, the professor must genuinely value everyone's presence. There must be an ongoing recognition that everyone influences the classroom dynamic, that everyone con tributes. These contributions are resources.”

“Agendas had to be flexible, had to allow for spontaneous shifts in direction.”

“As a classroom community, our capacity to generate excitement is deeply affected by our interest in one another, in hearing one another's voices, in recognizing one another's presence. “

“Teaching is a performative act. And it is that aspect of our work that offers the space for change, invention, spontaneous shifts, that can serve as a catalyst drawing out the unique elements in each classroom.”

“Seeing the classroom always as a communal place enhances the likelihood of collective effort in creating and sustaining a learning community."

bell hooks - Teaching to Transgress

Emi Takahashi
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