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Girl Let Me Tell You: Using Black Feminist Theory, Professional Counterspaces, And Endarkened Narrative Inquiry To Explore Narratives Of Black Women Professional Staff In Higher Education, Fredrika Cowley Jan 2023

Girl Let Me Tell You: Using Black Feminist Theory, Professional Counterspaces, And Endarkened Narrative Inquiry To Explore Narratives Of Black Women Professional Staff In Higher Education, Fredrika Cowley

Adult Education Research Conference

This presentation focuses on the theoretical framework and methodology utilized to explore the lived experiences of Black women professional staff in higher education and professional counterspaces as sites of resistance.


The Lies You Tell: Disrupting The Dominant Depiction Of Black Women In Film, Josie L. Andrews, Adam Mcclain Jan 2022

The Lies You Tell: Disrupting The Dominant Depiction Of Black Women In Film, Josie L. Andrews, Adam Mcclain

Adult Education Research Conference

Hollywood negatively depicts Black women, often minimizing or ignoring their character’s developmental milestones or self-actualization. Using Black Feminist Thought, an oppositional gaze was used to analyze their development in film.


A Phenomenological Study Of The Educational Experiences Of Black Women: Learning As You Go, Eva Young, Mary Ziegler, Kathy Greenberg Nov 2008

A Phenomenological Study Of The Educational Experiences Of Black Women: Learning As You Go, Eva Young, Mary Ziegler, Kathy Greenberg

Adult Education Research Conference

This research study provided a descriptive picture of educational experiences of three sets of Black sisters who grew up in the inner-city. A qualitative existential-phenomenological research study design was used to derive common themes that represented the universal essence of the participants’ experiences. This study illuminated the formal and informal learning experiences of Black women and the profound role cultural experiences of family and community play in shaping their learning experiences through adulthood. Findings suggest that the educational experiences of Black women influenced their development, voice, self-esteem, and self-defined achievement and success. These findings dispute adult development theories that suggest …