Stories of Migration: Passing Through, Crossing Over, and Decolonial Transgressing in Academyland

  • Kirsten T. Edwards


In this chapter the author draws on Black women’s storytelling/testimony, as well as Anzaldúa’s conceptions of borderlands and border-crossing to describe her experiences as a Southern Black woman pedagogue in the academy. Using imaginative and creative form, she explores issues of home and not-belonging. Woven into these explorations is an examination of the multiple locations that shape her pedagogical and curricular practice.


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  • Kirsten T. Edwards
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  1. 1.Jeannine Rainbolt College of EducationUniversity of OklahomaNormanUSA

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