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The book pantry is a collection of emphatically recommended reads. These are readings that offer provocation, stimulation, and nourishment. They are worth your time. We encourage you to read, share and cite these works. If you have your own collection of emphatically recommended readings, please share them via our Social Hub.

Where possible, we have linked to the full text of these readings. IN cases where the full text is not available as open access, we suggest searching for the title in your university library.

For Slow Scholarship: A Feminist Politics of Resistance through Collective Action in the Neoliberal University

Mountz, A., Bonds, A., Mansfield, B., Loyd, J., Hyndman, J., Walton-Roberts, M., Basu, R., Whitson, R., Hawkins, R., Hamilton, T., & Curran, W. (2015). For Slow Scholarship: A Feminist Politics of Resistance through Collective Action in the Neoliberal University. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, 14(4), 1235-1259. Retrieved from https://www.acme-journal.org/index.php/acme/article/view/1058

The university as an infinite game: Revitalising activism in the academy

Harré, N., Grant, B.M., Locke, K., and Sturm, S. (2017). The university as an infinite game [online]. Australian Universities' Review, The, 59 (2), pp. 5-13. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1157040.pdf

The production of the academicwritingmachine

Henderson, L., Honan, E., & Loch, S. (2016). The production of the academicwritingmachine. Reconceptualizing Educational Research Methodology, 7(2). doi: 10.7577/rerm.1838

Called to respond

Black, A.L, and Loch, S (2014). Called to respond: The potential of unveiling hiddens. Reconceptualizing Educational Research Methodology, Vol 5, No 2, Special Issue. https://journals.hioa.no/index.php/rerm/article/view/1221

The slow professor: Challenging the culture of speed in the academy.

Berg, M., and Seeber., B. (2016). The slow professor: Challenging the culture of speed in the academy. Canada: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division.

Academic conferences: representative and resistant sites for higher education research

Henderson, E. (2015). Academic conferences: representative and resistant sites for higher education research. Higher Education Research & Development, 34(5), 914-925. doi: 10.1080/07294360.2015.1011093

Reflecting on the meaning of academic life

Black, A.L (2018). Reflecting on the meaning of academic life. On Education: Journal for Research and Debate, special issue on Academic Lives, Vol 1, issue 3, pp 1-6. https://www.oneducation.net/no-03_december-2018/reflecting-on-the-meaning-of-academic-life/

Reducing the Drag: Creating V formations through slow scholarship and story

Black, A.L., Crimmins, G., Jones, J.K. (2017). Reducing the drag: Creating V formations through slow scholarship and story. In S. Riddle, M., Harmes, and P.A. Danaher (Eds) Producing pleasure within the contemporary university. Sense Publishing.

Writing Slow Ontology

Ulmer, J. (2016). Writing Slow Ontology. Qualitative Inquiry, 23(3), 201-211. doi: 10.1177/1077800416643994

Selfcare as warfare

Ahmed, Sarah. 2014. Selfcare as warfare. Retrieved from http://feministkilljoys.com/2014/08/25/selfcare-as-warfare/

Sharing our names and remembering our her-stories: Resisting Ofuniversity

The Women Who Write (Henderson, L., Black, A.L., Crimmins, G., Jones, J.K. (2019). Sharing our names and remembering our her-stories: Resisting Ofuniversity. In G. Crimmins. (Ed). Strategies for resisting sexism in the academy. Palgrave. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030048518

Positioning ourselves in our academic lives: Exploring personal/professional identities, voice and agency

Black, A.L, Crimmins, G., Henderson, L (2017). Positioning ourselves in our academic lives: Exploring personal/professional identities, voice and agency, Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. Article first published online: November 3, 2017 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01596306.2017.1398135

The Slow University: Work, Time and Well-Being

O'Neill, M. (2014).The Slow University: Work, Time and Well-Being, Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 15, 3. Available at: http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/article/view/2226/3696

Women Activating Agency in Academia: Metaphors, Manifestos and Memoir

Black, A.L., and Garvis, S. (2018). Women Activating Agency in Academia: Metaphors, Manifestos and Memoir. New York: Routledge

Lived Experiences of Women in Academia: Metaphors, Manifestos and Memoir.

Black, A.L., and Garvis, S. (2018). Lived Experiences of Women in Academia: Metaphors, Manifestos and Memoir. New York: Routledge.

BLAK BROW – THE LIFTED BROW #40

You will find articles by our presenters Tracey Bunda and Kathryn Gilbey in this issue https://www.theliftedbrow.com/current-issue/

The art of gathering: How we meet and why it matters.

Parker, P. (2018). The Art of Gathering. New York: Penguin Publishing Group. https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/319055/the-art-of-gathering-by-priya-parker/9781594634925/

Living a feminist life

Ahmed, S. (2017). Living a feminist life. London: Duke University Press.

https://www.saranahmed.com/books-1/

Mindfulness in the Academy

Lemon, N., & McDonough, S. (2018). Mindfulness in the Academy. Singapore: Springer Singapore.

https://www.springer.com/us/book/9789811321429

The vulnerable observer: Anthropology That Breaks Your Heart

Behar, R. (1997). The vulnerable observe: Anthropology That Breaks Your Heart. Boston: Beacon Press.

https://www.ruthbehar.com/writings/books/

Critical Writing for Embodied Approaches

Mackinlay, E. (2019). Critical Writing for Embodied Approaches: Autoethnography, Feminism and Decoloniality. USA: Palgrave Macmillan https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783030046682

Dwyer, R., Davis, I. & emerald, e. (Eds.), Narrative Research in Practice: Stories from the Field (pp. 1-25). Singapore: Springer Singapore. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789811015779

Arts-based and contemplative practices in research and teaching

Walsh, S., Bickel, B., & Leggo, C. (2015). Arts-based and contemplative practices in research and teaching. New York: Routledge.

https://www.routledge.com/Arts-based-and-Contemplative-Practices-in-Research-and-Teaching-Honoring/Walsh-Bickel-Leggo/p/book/9781138286740

Contemplative and artful openings: Researching women and teaching

Walsh, S. (2018). Contemplative and artful openings: Researching women and teaching. New York: Routledge.

https://www.routledge.com/Contemplative-and-Artful-Openings-Researching-Women-and-Teaching/Walsh/p/book/9781138640405

Teaching and learning like a feminist: Storying our experiences in higher education

Mackinlay, E. (2016). Teaching and Learning Like a Feminist. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Research through, with and as storying

Phillips, L., & Bunda, T. (2018). Research through, with and as storying. New York: Routledge.

https://www.routledge.com/Research-Through-With-and-As-Storying-1st-Edition/Gwenneth-Phillips-Bunda-Quintero/p/book/9781138089495

Living the Post-University Life: Academics Talk About Retirement

Ellis, C., Allen, M., Bochner, A., Gergen, K., Gergen, M., Pelias, R., & Richardson, L. (2017). Living the Post-University Life: Academics Talk About Retirement. Qualitative Inquiry, 23(8), 575-588. doi: 10.1177/1077800417716392

Developing as an academic leader in a university of technology in South Africa

Monnapula-Mapesela, M. (2017). Developing as an academic leader in a university of technology in South Africa : dealing with enabling and constraining teaching and learning environments. Critical Studies in Teaching and Learning (CriSTaL), 5(2), 69-85. doi: https://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-c191bced4

Heartful Autoethnography

Ellis, C. (1999). Heartful Autoethnography. Qualitative Health Research, 9(5), 669–683. https://doi.org/10.1177/104973299129122153

Writing: A method of inquiry

Richardson, L., & St. Pierre, E. A. (2005). Writing: A method of inquiry. In N. K. Denzin & Y. S. Lincoln (Eds.), The Sage handbook of qualitative research (3rd ed., pp. 959-978). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Resisting Neoliberalism in Higher Education: Seeing through the cracks

Bottrell, D., & Manathunga, C. (2018). Resisting Neoliberalism in Higher Education Volume I. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan US.

https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783319959412

Resisting Neoliberalism in Higher Education: Prising open the cracks

Bottrell, D., & Manathunga, C. (2018). Resisting Neoliberalism in Higher Education Volume 2. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan US. https://www.palgrave.com/kr/book/9783319958330 

The Infinite Game: How to Live Well Together

Harré N (2018). The Infinite Game How to Live Well Together. Auckland University Press.

http://www.press.auckland.ac.nz/en/browse-books/all-books/books-2018/the-infinite-game.html

http://www.infinite-game.net/

Critical Writing for Embodied Approaches

Mackinlay, E. (2019). Critical Writing for Embodied Approaches: Autoethnography, Feminism and Decoloniality. USA: Palgrave Macmillan https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783030046682

Fields of play: Constructing an academic life

Richardson, L. (1997). Fields of play: Constructing an academic life. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

https://books.google.com.au/books/about/Fields_of_Play.html?id=m-SJICOCVTwC

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