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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (2): 356–367.
Published: 01 April 2016
... and teaching a first-year writing course called the Monstrous and the Human at the University of Delaware. The concept of monstrousness and the problem of race may at first appear unrelated, yet this is precisely the strength of the course, which relies on a method of defamiliarization. Course readings begin...
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Pedagogy (2005) 5 (1): 19–36.
Published: 01 January 2005
..., and Culture Volume 5, Number 1, © 2005 Duke University Press 19 Moments of Productive Baffl ement, or Defamiliarizing Graduate Studies in English Calvin Thomas The only genuine teaching is one which succeeds in awakening an insistence in those who are listening, this desire to know which can only emerge when...
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Pedagogy (2005) 5 (1): 61–76.
Published: 01 January 2005
... associate the site with a sense of familiarity. However, in his critique of David Siegel s Creating Killer Web Sites (1996), Ulmer develops a theory of defamiliarization that questions Siegel s usage of the restaurant metaphor to describe a good Web site. The restaurant metaphor states that a good site...
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Pedagogy (2014) 14 (2): 343–354.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., productive ways to identify with a text. For our purposes here, perhaps we can sketch two models of identification: reflective and defamiliarized. Reflective identification -func tions as a mirror to the reader allowing her access to an imagined world that resembles her own. The reader’s worldview...
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Pedagogy (2014) 14 (2): 355–369.
Published: 01 April 2014
... and defamiliarized. Reflective identification -func tions as a mirror to the reader allowing her access to an imagined world that resembles her own. The reader’s worldview, values, and personhood are legitimated through the text. One can see the clear value in this reflective identification. Consider...
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Pedagogy (2014) 14 (2): 370–378.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., productive ways to identify with a text. For our purposes here, perhaps we can sketch two models of identification: reflective and defamiliarized. Reflective identification -func tions as a mirror to the reader allowing her access to an imagined world that resembles her own. The reader’s worldview...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (3): 491–509.
Published: 01 October 2010
.... Sirc, Geoffrey. 2002 . Composition as a Happening . Logan: Utah State University Press. Thomas, Calvin. 2005 . “Moments of Productive Bafflement, or Defamiliarizing Graduate Students in English.” Pedagogy 5 : 19 – 35. Vitanza, Victor J. 1997 . Negation, Subjectivity, and the History...
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Pedagogy (2002) 2 (2): 159–163.
Published: 01 April 2002
... with normal life. Life has never been normal. 160 Pedagogy If, as Lewis reminds us, life is never normal, then, rather than imagine our teaching as responding to a unique situation or correcting or ordering it, per- haps we should think of its purpose as defamiliarizing. If we are always already...
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Pedagogy (2020) 20 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 January 2020
... requires a defamiliarization of a world that has been naturalized for students through formal and informal instruction. In many ways, then, the transformation represented by developing critical consciousness reflects the dynamics that scholars in educational psy- chology have recognized in learners...
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Pedagogy (2005) 5 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2005
... into the profession and continues (if we re lucky) to draw our students. A second important priority for us has been to publish articles from a broad range of perspectives. In this issue, Calvin Thomas s Moments of Productive Baffl ement, or Defamiliarizing Graduate Studies in English is exactly the kind...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (2): 235–257.
Published: 01 April 2017
... genre awareness as a tool for digital reading by defamiliarizing the act of online reading. I asked students to read a genre that all but one of them had never previously engaged with: hyperfiction, online fiction with hyperlinks that resembles a “choose your own adventure” story. The piece I...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Holberg and Taylor    Editors’ Introduction  9 Thomas, Calvin. 2005. “Moments of Productive Bafflement, or Defamiliarizing Graduate Studies in English.” Pedagogy 5: 19 – 35. Vernooy-Epp, Dawn M. 2009. “Teaching Mary Darby Robinson’s Reading List: Romanticism, Recovery Work, and Reconsidering...
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Pedagogy (2007) 7 (3): 401–425.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., the representational and the power to challenge conventional literal thought, is a key threshold learning concept for English students, akin to understanding how price is determined in economics (Meyer and Land 2005). Reading the Gothic demands a certain kind of estrangement: defamiliarization on the one hand...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (3): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2010
... for Books: The Book of the Month Club . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Thomas, Calvin. 2005 . “Moments of Productive Bafflement, or Defamiliarizing Graduate Studies in English.” Pedagogy 5 : 19 – 35. Toor, Rachel. 2005. “Ruined for Reading.” Chronicle of Higher Education, 4 November...
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Pedagogy (2011) 11 (2): 325–348.
Published: 01 April 2011
..., but now the image rightly invokes a complex articulation between past and present, a conventional figure quite literally split and defamiliarized by the present. What does the cover mean? Is it some sort of political statement about the 2008 Democratic primary race? Who exactly is Eustace Tilley...
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Pedagogy (2020) 20 (1): 87–100.
Published: 01 January 2020
...: A Literature Review. Profession 2007: 168 73. Zuba, Clayton. 2016. Monstrosity and the Majority: Defamiliarizing Race in the University Classroom. Pedagogy 16, no. 2: 356 67. Works Cited Anderson Melinda D. 2017 . “ Do Conversations about Race belong in the Classroom? ” Atlantic , 5...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (2): 205–211.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of teaching off the grid are many, but this issue ofPedagogy argues that the rewards are great. Noncanonical texts can shed light on perspectives differ- ent from those represented by the culturally authoritative texts of the canon, often can serve the useful purpose of defamiliarizing traditional...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (1): 217–228.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the cover of numbers” (157). For the authorial audience, Odilo’s ordinariness is now more chilling and more convincing. Amis, through the interaction of the ethics of the tell- ing and the ethics of the told, defamiliarizes the horror of Auschwitz, enables us to view it, albeit indirectly (via Soul...
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Pedagogy (2008) 8 (2): 215–225.
Published: 01 April 2008
... enough, they may be able to involve themselves actively in what is happening, but they are less likely to do so — and what occurs is less likely to stay with them — than when there is a sense of presence in the classroom. Defamiliarizing the Classroom The degree of importance we attach...
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Pedagogy (2002) 2 (1): 17–30.
Published: 01 January 2002
... to, and thus raises the reader s consciousness of, the collaborative nature of meaning making. It is axiomatic that modernist experimentation is designed in part to create that consciousness, that is, to defamiliarize the components of expression, whether, as in painting, by focusing attention on medium over...