The Controversy of the Twin Pandemics

Feminist Pedagogies and the Urgency of Revolutionary Praxis


  • LaToya E. Eaves Middle Tennessee State University


Anti-oppression, controversy, feminist pedagogies, reflexivity, Black feminism


This intervention reflects on the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and anti-Black racism in conversation with feminist pedagogies and controversy. To do so, I weave together ideas from the papers in this themed section on Controversy and Anti-Oppression Pedagogies as well as scholarship on feminist pedagogies and practices to argue for revolutionary feminist disruption. I highlight a pedagogy of discomfort and discomfort as a framework for Black feminist and anti-oppression pedagogical engagements and spaces. I argue that doing so yields liberatory possibilities for our classrooms.


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How to Cite

Eaves, L. E. (2021). The Controversy of the Twin Pandemics: Feminist Pedagogies and the Urgency of Revolutionary Praxis. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, 20(5), 562–568. Retrieved from



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