Teaching About Boundaries, Objectification & Gender-based Violence Using Middle Grades Literature

Dr. Kathleen Colantonio-Yurk and Dr. Henry “Cody” Miller (Department of Education and Human Development) along with doctoral candidate Shelby Boehm (University of Florida), and Dr. Brittany Adams (SUNY Cortland) published an article in Middle School Journal.

The article, “Boundaries, objectification, and gender norms: Addressing sexual and gender-based harassment with middle grade literature” was published in Middle School Journal. The article offers curricular and pedagogical suggestions for teaching about boundaries, objectification, and gender-based violence using middle grade literature titles. 

Content warning: sexual assault and rape

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Kathleen C Colantonio-Yurko (kyurko@brockport.edu)

Posted: January 30, 2023