Teaching Note: Reflections of a Transgender Medievalist

Angelique Davi

Abstract


I am a gender-bending lesbian who teaches Beowulf at a business university.  In this piece, I reflect on an incident that reminds me I have little control over where and when my identity becomes more or less prominent for my students.  Because the incident took me by surprise, I failed to capitalize on a teachable moment; this piece is my attempt at making sense of that failure. 


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/rt.2015.192

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