Spring 2018 | CUNY Graduate Center | IDS 70100: Introduction to Queer Studies

City College

bell hooks: a follow-up to class discussion last Thursday (Brim)

Our class discussion last Thursday drew my mind back to bell hooks, who was a Distinguished Professor of English at CUNY’s City College (after having taught at the elite Yale University and Oberlin College). This excerpt comes from Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope. New York: Routledge, 2003.

…the outcome. Just as it was often emotionally difficult for students, it was emotionally difficult for their beloved teacher.”

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