Curated Readings / Resources

Below is a curated list of readings and resources that can help build/enact a posthumanist praxis. Hyperlinked citations will take you to annotations by contributors to this site. If you see a source you’d like to annotate or would like to suggest a source/annotation, email us at

  • Barad, Karen Michelle. “A Feminist Approach to Teaching Quantum Physics.” Teaching the Majority: Breaking the Gender Barrier in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, edited by Sue V. Rosser, Teachers College Press, 1995, 43-75. 
  • —. Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning. Duke University Press, 2007.
  • Braidotti, Rosi. The Posthuman. Polity, 2013.
  • Braidotti, Rosi and Maria Hlavajova, editors. Posthuman Glossary. Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.
  • Fenwick, Tara Jane Amelia and Richard Edwards. Actor-Network Theory in Education. Routledge, 2014.
  • Gough, Annette. “Blurring Boundaries: Embodying Cyborg Subjectivity and Methodology.” Educational Research: Difference and Diversity, edited by Heather Piper and Ian Stronach, 2004, pp. 113-127.
  • —. “Resisting Becoming a Glomus Body within Posthuman Theorizing: Mondialisation and Embodied Agency in Educational Research.” Posthumanism and Educational Research, edited by Nathan Snaza and John A. Weaver, Routledge, 2015, pp. 167-181.
  • Gough, Noel. “RhizomANTically Becoming‐Cyborg: Performing Posthuman Pedagogies.” Educational Philosophy and Theory, vol. 36, no. 3, 2004, pp. 253-265.
  • Grande, Sandy. “Red Pedagogy: The Un-Methodology” Handbook of Critical and Indigenous Methodologies, edited by Norman K. Denzin, Yvonna S. Lincoln, and Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Sage, 2008, pp. 233-254.
  • Hayles, Katherine. How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics. University of Chicago Press, 1999.
  • Hickey-Moody, Anna and Tara Page, editors. Arts, Pedagogy and Cultural Resistance: New Materialisms. Rowman & Littlefield International, 2015.
  • Hinton, Peta and Pat Treusch, editors. Teaching With Feminist Materialisms. ATGENDER, 2015.
  • Hughes, Christina and Carol A. Taylor, editors. Posthuman Research Practices in Education. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
  • Ivinson, Gabrielle and Carol A. Taylor, editors. Material Feminisms: New Directions for Education, special issue of Gender and Education, vol. 25, no. 6, 2013.
  • Jackson, Alecia Youngblood, and Lisa A. Mazzei. Thinking with Theory in Qualitative Research: Viewing Data across Multiple Perspectives. Routledge, 2012.
  • Johnson, Kristine. “The Threshold Concepts of Writing Studies in the Writing Methods Course.” Teaching/Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education, vol. 6, is. 1, pp. 1-22. 
  • Kahn, Richard and Tyson E. Lewis. Education out of Bounds: Reimagining Cultural Studies for a Posthuman Age. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
  • Knox, Jeremy. Posthumanism and the Massive Open Online Course: Contaminating the Subject of Global Education. Routledge, 2016.
  • Kuokkanen, Rauna. Reshaping the University: Responsibility, Indigenous Epistemes, and the Logic of the Gift. UBC Press, 2007.
  • Lenz Taguchi, Hillevi. Going beyond the Theory/Practice Divide in Early Childhood Education: Introducing an Intra-Active Pedagogy. Routledge, 2010.
  • Mirtz, Ruth M. “The Inertia of Classroom Furniture: Unsituating the Classroom.” Classroom Spaces and Writing Instruction, edited by Ed Nagelhout and Carol Rutz, Hampton Press, Inc., 2004, pp. 13-28.
  • Pedersen, Helena. Animals in Schools: Processes and Strategies in Human-Animal Education. Purdue University Press, 2010.
  • —. “Is the Posthuman Educable? On the Convergence of Educational Philosophy, Animal Studies, and Posthumanist Theory.” Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, v. 31, no. 2, 2010, pp. 237-250, Accessed 6 Jun. 2016.
  • Prior, Paul and Jody Shipka. “Chronotopic Lamination: Tracing the Contours of Literate Activity.” Writing Selves/Writing Societies: Research from Activity Perspectives, edited by Charles Bazerman and David R. Russell , The WAC Clearinghouse, 2002, pp. 180-238.
  • Rule, Hannah J. “Writing’s Rooms.” CCC, vol. 69, no. 3, 2018, pp. 402-432.
  • Snaza, Nathan. “Toward a Genealogy of Educational Humanism.” Posthumanism and Educational Research, edited by Nathan Snaza and John A. Weaver, Routledge, 2015, pp. 17-29.
  • Snaza, Nathan, Debbie Sonu, Sarah A. Truman, and Zofia Zaliwska, editors. Pedagogical Matters: New Materialisms and Curriculum Studies. Peter Lang, 2016.
  • Snaza, Nathan and John Weaver, editors. Posthumanism and Educational Research. Routledge, 2015
  • Sundberg, Juanita. “Decolonizing Posthumanist Geographies.” Cultural Geographies, vol. 21, no. 1, 2013, pp. 33-47, Accessed 15 Jun. 2017.
  • TallBear, Kim. “An Indigenous Reflection on Working Beyond the Human/Not Human.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, vol. 21 no. 2, 2015, pp. 230-235. Project MUSE, Accessed 15 Jun. 2017.
  • Weaver, John. Educating the Posthuman: Biosciences, Fiction, and Curriculum Studies. Sense Publishers, 2010.
  • Wolfe, Cary. What Is Posthumanism? University of Minnesota Press, 2010.

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