Expanding the Circle: Creating an Inclusive Environment in Higher Education for LGBTQ Students and Studies

Expanding the Circle: Creating an Inclusive Environment in Higher Education for LGBTQ Students and Studies

by John C. Hawley (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781438454627
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/02/2016
Series: SUNY series in Queer Politics and Cultures Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 366
Sales rank: 1,030,091
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

John C. Hawley is Professor of English at Santa Clara University. He has edited several books, including Postcolonial, Queer: Theoretical Intersections and Cross-Addressing: Resistance Literature and Cultural Borders, both also published by SUNY Press.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments

Introduction: Building on a Changing Paradigm
John C. Hawley

Part I. Changing Institutional Structures

1. A Website Evaluation of the Top Twenty-Five Public Universities in the United States to Assess Their Support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People
Bharat Mehra, Donna Braquet, and Calle M. Fielden

2. Conducted in a Whisper: Some Observations About the Current State of LGBT Studies, and Ten Ways We Can Shout Down the Silence
Joshua G. Adair

3. Queering the Academy: A Case Approach to LGBTQ Studies
Molly Merryman and K. G. Valente

4. Transgendering the Academy: Transforming the Relationship Between Theory and Praxis
Pauline Park

Part II. Case Studies

5. Creating Systemic Change Around Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Issues: A Case Analysis and Recommendations
Frank D. Golom

6. Network VA: A Case Study of a Statewide Effort to Build LGBTQ Coalitions for Change on College Campuses
Charles H. Ford and Elizabeth P. Cramer

7. The One-Year Campus-Climate Turnaround: The University of Rhode Island Strives to Become a Leader in LGBTQ Advocacy
Karen de Bruin

8. Queering Harvard Yard: Four Decades of Progress for BGLTQ Equality
Susan B. Marine, Paul J. McLoughlin II, and Timothy Patrick McCarthy

Part III. Changing Student Perceptions

9. Student Development: Theory to Practice in LGBT Campus Work
Milton E. Ford, Colette Seguin Beighley, and Ronni Sanlo

10. Queering Service Learning: Promoting Antioppressive Action and Reflection by Undoing Dichotomous Thinking
David M. Donahue and Myles Luber

11. Five Proposals on Homophobia
David William Foster

12. LGBT Bullying in Schools: Can School Policies Affect Climate?
Erik Green

13. Exploring the Boundaries of Self: Using Queer Autobiography to Teach Courses on Identity and Solidarity Across Borders
Juan Velasco

Part IV. Expanding the Circle

14. Show Me Your ID
Jewelle Gomez

15. At the Crossroads: Navigating the Intersection of Spiritual and Sexual Identity Within Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) College Students
Beth Bradley and Brian J. Patchcoski

16. New Perspectives on Religion and Spirituality for LGBTQ Students
Scotty McLennan

17. Intersections: A Guide to Working with LGBTQI University Students of Minority Religions or Cultures
Mychal Copeland and D’vorah Rose

18. Culturally Appropriate Information Supposrt Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) South Asians: Representing Multiple Shades of Identity Based on Sexual Orientation and Ethnicity
Bharat Mehra, Eric Haley, and Dylan Lane

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