Creating a pedagogy of care required unlearning many of the lessons I’d absorbed about disability. It required thinking not just about my own body, but the systems that police our bodies, that exclude, marginalize and enact violence on some bodies.
This volume is about personal stories, episodes from the lives of educators which have in some way shaped their practice. More specifically, it is about educators with roots in professional practice prior to entering academia.
Marginality can be visible and invisible. Class background. Sexuality. Chronic or temporary disability when you're communicating online. Those at the centers can never see what it looks like to be on the margins, because the world looks different from the margins.
After including the Generative Literature Project in my Experimental Writing course during the Fall 2014 semester, three senior undergraduates remained mesmerized by the perceived novelty of a generative, digital novel. For the following