Local Identity Studies of Gender Diversity and Sexual Orientation in ELT

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Harold Castañeda-Peña

Abstract

While it is true that identity studies on the intersection between gender and sexual orientations with language teaching and learning are not new in the local context, the systematization of these studies as a body of knowledge is scarce. This article presents, first of all, a systematization of reference frameworks for this type of studies in historical perspective. Secondly, it presents a reflection on the collective achievements in this field of study. Finally, the article concludes with a brief reflection on potential actions at the research and pedagogical levels.

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Castañeda-Peña, H. (2021). Local Identity Studies of Gender Diversity and Sexual Orientation in ELT. HOW Journal, 28(3), 154-172. https://doi.org/10.19183/how.28.3.683
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Reflections and Revision of Themes
Author Biography

Harold Castañeda-Peña, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas

He teaches in the ELT EDUCATION Emphasis at Doctorado Interinstitucional en Educación and in the Master Program of Education and Technology at Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas. He is interested in identity, gender, information literacy and videogaming related to language learning and teacher education. He was ASOCOPI President.

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