115th Annual Conference - Honolulu, Hawaii
Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12, 2017

(Re)Placing Erasure: Indigenizing Place-Based Composition Pedagogies

Lauren Nishimura, University of Hawai'i, Manoa

Place-based pedagogy does not account for the knowledges of Indigenous peoples and, thus, (re)enacts settler colonial logics of elimination that disconnect interrelationships between peoples and places. To realize a more responsible discourse in place-based pedagogy, scholars and teachers need to (re)locate disciplinary knowledge that is attentive to Indigenous peoples.