Community as Rebellion

By Lorgia García Peña,

Book cover of Community as Rebellion: A Syllabus for Surviving Academia as a Woman of Color

Book description

A meditation on freedom making in the academy for women scholars of color.

Weaving personal narrative with political analysis, Community as Rebellion offers a meditation on creating liberatory spaces for students and faculty of color within academia. Much like other women scholars of color, Lorgia Garcia Pena has struggled against…

Shepherd is reader supported. When you buy books, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Why read it?

1 author picked Community as Rebellion as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Peña’s book began as a letter written to students and it remains a powerful offering of love as well as a call to rebel and resist oppression. The book’s “Course Requirements” include: an open heart and mind; “The desire to be part of the sum, rather than a single part”; and patience—to make room for humility, to unlearn and relearn, to make mistakes, to become resilient in order to do more than rebel once but to actually light the fire within to be rebellious as a practice. This book inspires us to continue fighting for justice and change, and to…

From Christina's list on inspiring lifelong learning.

Want books like Community as Rebellion?

Our community of 10,000+ authors has personally recommended 91 books like Community as Rebellion.

Browse books like Community as Rebellion

5 book lists we think you will like!

Interested in racism and discrimination, sexism, and African Americans?

10,000+ authors have recommended their favorite books and what they love about them. Browse their picks for the best books about racism and discrimination, sexism, and African Americans.

Racism And Discrimination Explore 30 books about racism and discrimination
Sexism Explore 60 books about sexism
African Americans Explore 711 books about African Americans