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R.A.C.E. Research And Advocacy In Critical Education, Cheryl Matias Sep 2015

R.A.C.E. Research And Advocacy In Critical Education, Cheryl Matias

Cheryl Matias

No abstract provided.


The Miseducation Of Youth: A Panel To Discuss The State Of Ethic & Chican@ Studies, Cheryl Matias Sep 2015

The Miseducation Of Youth: A Panel To Discuss The State Of Ethic & Chican@ Studies, Cheryl Matias

Cheryl Matias

No abstract provided.


Edfn 5050 Critical Issues In American Education: Advocating For Education In The 21st Century, Melissa M. Burrows, Cheryl Matias Sep 2015

Edfn 5050 Critical Issues In American Education: Advocating For Education In The 21st Century, Melissa M. Burrows, Cheryl Matias

Cheryl Matias

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Betwixt And Between The Colonial And The Postcolonial, Cheryl E. Matias Sep 2015

Betwixt And Between The Colonial And The Postcolonial, Cheryl E. Matias

Cheryl Matias

No abstract provided.


“I Ain’T Your Doc Student”: The Overwhelming Presence Of Whiteness And Pain At The Academic Neo-Plantation (Book Chapter), Cheryl Matias Sep 2015

“I Ain’T Your Doc Student”: The Overwhelming Presence Of Whiteness And Pain At The Academic Neo-Plantation (Book Chapter), Cheryl Matias

Cheryl Matias

No abstract provided.


An Eye On Pinoy: Getting Connected, Cheryl E. Matias-Padua Sep 2015

An Eye On Pinoy: Getting Connected, Cheryl E. Matias-Padua

Cheryl Matias

No abstract provided.


To Lumpia Or To Not Lumpia: A Counterstory Of Multicultural Racial Microaggression (Book Chapter), Cheryl E. Matias Sep 2015

To Lumpia Or To Not Lumpia: A Counterstory Of Multicultural Racial Microaggression (Book Chapter), Cheryl E. Matias

Cheryl Matias

No abstract provided.


Whiteness In Academia: Counter-Stories Of Betrayal And Resistance, Cheryl E. Matias, Naomi Nishi, Roberto Montoya Sep 2015

Whiteness In Academia: Counter-Stories Of Betrayal And Resistance, Cheryl E. Matias, Naomi Nishi, Roberto Montoya

Cheryl Matias

No abstract provided.


Dirty Dancing With Race And Class: Microaggressions Toward First-Generation And Low Income College Students Of Color, Geneva Sarcedo, Cheryl Matias, Roberto Montoya, Naomi Nishi Sep 2015

Dirty Dancing With Race And Class: Microaggressions Toward First-Generation And Low Income College Students Of Color, Geneva Sarcedo, Cheryl Matias, Roberto Montoya, Naomi Nishi

Cheryl Matias

No abstract provided.


Beyond The Face Of Race: Emo-Cognitive Explorations Of White Neurosis And Racial Cray-Cray, Cheryl E. Matias, Robin Diangelo Sep 2015

Beyond The Face Of Race: Emo-Cognitive Explorations Of White Neurosis And Racial Cray-Cray, Cheryl E. Matias, Robin Diangelo

Cheryl Matias

The article discusses the term emo-cognitions which is use to capture the interplay between cognitions and emotions, and implicate the behavior of People of Color such as the White people. Topics include the term racial cray-cray, the studies on how White people response to racial material and racialization, and describing White supremacy as the unnamed political system. Also mentioned are African Americans' consciousness on White norms and racial ignorance.


White Face, Black Friend: A Fanonian Application To Theorize Racial Fetish In Teacher Education, Cheryl Matias Sep 2015

White Face, Black Friend: A Fanonian Application To Theorize Racial Fetish In Teacher Education, Cheryl Matias

Cheryl Matias

In Black Skin, white masks (1967, Grove Press) , Franz Fanon uses a psychoanalytic framework to theorize the inferiority-dependency complex of Black men in response to thecolonial racism of white men. Applying his framework in reverse, this theoretical article psychoanalyzes the white psyche and emotionality with respect to the racialization process of whites and their racial attachment to Blackness. Positing that such a process is interconnected with narcissism, humanistic emptiness, and psychosis, this article presents how racial attach-ment becomes racial fetish . Such a fetish reifies whiteness by accumulating fictive kinshipswith friends of color; hence, the common parlance of ‘But I have ...


Check Yo’Self Before You Wreck Yo’Self And Our Kids: Culturally Responsive White Teachers?, Cheryl E. Matias Sep 2015

Check Yo’Self Before You Wreck Yo’Self And Our Kids: Culturally Responsive White Teachers?, Cheryl E. Matias

Cheryl Matias

Numerous studies show the effectiveness of culturally responsive teaching with urban students of color. Yet few articulate the dynamics of how whiteness impacts the delivery of culturally responsive teaching. Using critical whiteness studies, critical race theory, and Black feminist concepts, this article interrogates the effectiveness of White teachers who engage in culturally responsive teaching without first interrogating their whiteness. Counterstories are used as well as responses from White teacher candidates who matriculated in an urban-focused teacher education program that explicitly focuses on culturally responsive teaching to provide answers to three poignant questions - What happens when cultural responsiveness is co-opted by ...


Who You Callin’ White? A Critical Counterstory Of Colouring White Identity”, Cheryl E. Matias Sep 2015

Who You Callin’ White? A Critical Counterstory Of Colouring White Identity”, Cheryl E. Matias

Cheryl Matias

This action research, which utilizes critical race theory's counter-storytelling, analyses a process of debunking White students' epistemology of ignorance in a history course at an urban public high school. After piloting a raced curriculum that deliberately re-centers marginalized counter-stories of students of colour, I document its impacts on White students' understanding of history. Ultimately, such a process problematizes White students' sense of identity. I employ the analytic tools of Whiteness as power to understand how White students responded to curriculum on race and racism. The analysis silences White dominant Discourse while activating counter-stories by modelling critical consciousness and colourscence ...


“When Saying You Care Is Not Really Caring”: Whiteness And The Role Of Disgust, Cheryl E. Matias, M. Zembylas Sep 2015

“When Saying You Care Is Not Really Caring”: Whiteness And The Role Of Disgust, Cheryl E. Matias, M. Zembylas

Cheryl Matias

Drawing on one of the author’s experiences of teaching white teacher candidates in an urban university, this paper argues for the importance of interrogating the ways that benign emotions (e.g., pity and caring) are sometimes hidden expressions of disgust for the Other. Using critical race theory, whiteness studies, and critical emotion studies, it is shown how whiteness ideology erroneously translates disgust for people of color to false professions of pity or caring. This phenomenon is particularly interesting because care, sympathy, and love are emotions that are routinely performed by teacher candidates (who are predominantly white females) and embedded ...


“Tears Worth Telling: Urban Teaching And The Possibilities Of Racial Justice”, Cheryl E. Matias Sep 2015

“Tears Worth Telling: Urban Teaching And The Possibilities Of Racial Justice”, Cheryl E. Matias

Cheryl Matias

Silencing race dialogue in urban classrooms is painful for students of color. The author of this article, an urban teacher, documents her resistance to colorblind racism by strategically including race in daily classroom practices. She argues that acknowledging emotionality and Whiteness are essential steps that teachers must take to reinvest in prolonged racially-just projects.


“What Is Critical Whiteness Doing In Our Nice Field Like Critical Race Theory?”, Cheryl E. Matias, Kara Mitchell Viesca, Dorothy Garrison-Wade, Madhavi Tandon, Rene Galindo Sep 2015

“What Is Critical Whiteness Doing In Our Nice Field Like Critical Race Theory?”, Cheryl E. Matias, Kara Mitchell Viesca, Dorothy Garrison-Wade, Madhavi Tandon, Rene Galindo

Cheryl Matias

Critical Race Theory (CRT) revolutionized how we investigate race in education. Centralizing counter-stories from people of color becomes essential for decentralizing white normative discourse—a process we refer to as realities within the Black imagination. Yet, few studies examine how whites respond to centering the Black imagination, especially since their white imagination goes unrecognized. We propose utilizing Critical Whiteness Studies (CWS) to support CRT to aid in deconstructing the dimensions of white imaginations. Our findings describe how the white imagination operates inside the minds of white teacher candidates, namely through their (a) emotional disinvestment, (b) lack of critical understanding of ...


“Push It Real Good!”: The Challenge Of Challenging Dominant Discourses Regarding Race In Teacher Education, Kara Mitchell, Cheryl E. Matias, Dorothy Garrison-Wade, Rene Galindo, Madhavi Tandon Sep 2015

“Push It Real Good!”: The Challenge Of Challenging Dominant Discourses Regarding Race In Teacher Education, Kara Mitchell, Cheryl E. Matias, Dorothy Garrison-Wade, Rene Galindo, Madhavi Tandon

Cheryl Matias

Despite efforts to redesign an urban teacher education program for social justice and equity, faculty became aware of racialized issues teacher candidates of color faced in the program. Therefore, this study examined the perspectives of teacher candidates to learn about how race is impacting teaching and learning for pre-service teachers. Overall, we discovered the dominant narratives, often called majoritarian stories (Love, 2004), were extremely difficult to disrupt and essentially remained largely intact for teacher candidates in our program. In addition, we found that majoritarian stories helped to maintain a level of superficiality for teacher candidates regarding issues of race. For ...


“Loving Whiteness To Death: Sadomasochism, Emotionality, And The Possibility Of Humanizing Love”, Cheryl E. Matias, Ricky Lee Allen Sep 2015

“Loving Whiteness To Death: Sadomasochism, Emotionality, And The Possibility Of Humanizing Love”, Cheryl E. Matias, Ricky Lee Allen

Cheryl Matias

Although scholars have articulated how whites institutionally, economically, and socially invest in their whiteness, they have paid little attention to white emotionality. By explicating a critical, more humanizing theory of love that accounts for the painful process of sharing in the burden of creating humanity, this psychoanalytic theoretical essay illustrates how the norms and values of white emotionality are premised on a sadomasochistic notion of love. Finally, the authors re-imagine a different set of norms and values through a critical humanizing pedagogy of love, one that can only be realized when whites learn to “love whiteness to death.” That is ...


And Our Feelings, Just Don’T Feel It Anymore”: Re- Feeling Whiteness, Resistance, And Emotionality, Cheryl E. Matias Sep 2015

And Our Feelings, Just Don’T Feel It Anymore”: Re- Feeling Whiteness, Resistance, And Emotionality, Cheryl E. Matias

Cheryl Matias

To effectively deliver racially just projects, we must theoretically understand from where emotional resistance to them stems, why this resistance is regularly expressed, and what role they play in stifling antiracism. This theoretical paper examines how emotional investment in whiteness recycles normative behaviors of white resistance and unveils how they painfully reinforce the supremacy of whiteness. Using a black feminist approach to emotionality and an interdisciplinary approach to critical whiteness studies and critical race theory, this paper begins with positing how the emotions of white resistance are rooted in the shame of revealing a repressed childhood racial abuse. The concern ...


Critical Issues In American Education: Advocating For Education In The 21st Century [Edfn 5050], Cheryl Matias, Melissa Burrows Dec 2014

Critical Issues In American Education: Advocating For Education In The 21st Century [Edfn 5050], Cheryl Matias, Melissa Burrows

Cheryl Matias

Course flyer for the University of Colorado Denver School of Education and Human Development course Critical Issues in American Education: Advocating for Education in the 21st Century [EDFN 5050] taught/developed by Dr. Cheryl E. Matias.

Flyer designed by Melissa M. Burrows.


Problematizing Whiteness [Edfn 4001/5001], Melissa Burrows, Cheryl Matias Dec 2014

Problematizing Whiteness [Edfn 4001/5001], Melissa Burrows, Cheryl Matias

Cheryl Matias

Course flyer for the University of Colorado Denver School of Education and Human Development course Problematizing Whiteness [EDFN 4001/5001] taught/developed by Dr. Cheryl E. Matias.

Flyer designed by Melissa M. Burrows.


"I Don't See Race, I'M Colorblind.", Cheryl Matias Dec 2014

"I Don't See Race, I'M Colorblind.", Cheryl Matias

Cheryl Matias

Flyer for "I don't see race, i'm colorblind" presented by Dr. Cheryl E. Matias on April 30, 2015.