Spirituality in Higher Education: Autoethnographies by Heewon Chang

By Heewon Chang

This choice of articles explores how a variety of academics-- various in situation, rank and discipline-- comprehend and exhibit how they care for spirituality of their specialist lives and the way they combine spirituality in instructing, examine, management, and advising. The participants additionally examine the tradition of academia and its demanding situations to the non secular improvement of these concerned. Twenty bankruptcy authors--from a number of religion traditions--discuss the ways that their very own ideals have affected their trips via better schooling. through the use of an autoethnographic, self-analytical lens, this assortment indicates how a variety of spiritualities have encouraged how better schooling is known, taught and played. The e-book will stimulate debate and conversations on a subject matter frequently missed in academia

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Spirituality in Higher Education: Autoethnographies

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This made several people in the audience and among the presenters uncomfortable. Several admonished me, albeit gently, to remember that I did not have tenure, that I was vulnerable, and that I needed to put my professorial “hat” on even here. ” One can only imagine what “sort” that meant. ” By this point, I was physically ill from listening to conversations about strategies for working women to hide their pregnancies, children, and families instead of being empowered to integrate their family and professional lives.

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Yoshino (2006) asserts that we live in a dark age of covering, a “renaissance of assimilation” (p. 3), in which legal protection is only extended to those aspects of the self that are considered immutable, such as race and sex. However, the insidious nature of the pressure to cover is that it effectively makes religious and ethnic expression “choices” that are therefore not legally protected. For example, one cannot “help” but be Jewish and one cannot be discriminated against for being Jewish, but in one’s performance of self “Jewishness” must be downplayed to the greatest extent possible.

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