Contribution to Book
Mothering a Bodied Curriculum: Theories and Practices of Relational Teaching
When I discovered in 2003 that I would be adding another child to the two I was already raising while teaching full-time and pursuing a doctoral degree, I found myself thinking about how this unexpected pregnancy would impact me as a teacher and a researcher. I had just begun to feel confident in my role as a budding scholar when suddenly I found myself in this awkward, ‘delicate’ position. In spite of what I had learned about unstable, shifting postmodern identities, I found myself in a circumstance intimately tied to my physical condition. This experience, coupled with my previous history...
Garlen, Julie C..
Mothering a Bodied Curriculum: Theories and Practices of Relational Teaching: 34-50: University of Toronto Press.