European Journal of Teacher Education volume 40, issue 4, P436-446 2017 DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2017.1349094 View full text
Maija Lanas, Tuija Huuki

Abstract: This paper draws on feminist new materialist, poststructuralist and post-human theories to rethink discomforting moments when engaging with sensitive topics in teacher education. It is argued that the common approach to such events-as instances of student resistance or pedagogical failures-is both simplistic and problematic, and that a more holistic and in-depth approach is needed. Inspired by Deleuze and Guattari's ideas of assemblage and affect, our aim here is to re-theorise an instance of such an event in …

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