First-Generation American Women of the African Diaspora (Black Feminist…
First-Generation American Women of the African Diaspora
1st Gen American
African diaspora reconcile issues/ experiences
Settler colonial structures pervasive in higher ed
Black Feminist Theory
Aspiring Black Feminist Scholar
Unique Vantage Point/ Intersectionality
Black Women's Geography/ Space
How does this connect with transnational feminism and notions of boarders?
Center Black Women as Intellectuals/Scholars
Patricia Collins/ bell hooks
Anna Julia Cooper - Cooperian Approach
Experiences of women in terms of opportunities & possibilities instead of exclusive challenges.
Western vs Global South
Impact of American peculiarity?
How might this create unique vantage point for success?
Dismantle Deficit Ideology (Gorski, 2011) "Mistake difference...for deficit" (p. 152)
Narrative of 1st Gen Research (Marginalized Students)/ Comparative
Aligns with epistemological commitments
Participants Produce Knowledge