Testimonios of Momentos: Reading and Trusting my Embodied Epistemology

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In this essay, I explore the concept of embodied knowledge that stems from the Brown female body grounded in the critical scholarship by Chicana Feminist Theorists. I share three testimonios of momentos—moments in my life—where my embodied knowledge, through emotions, feelings, and senses guided my practices. Through this (re)membering, I illustrate how critical embodied knowledge is lived and passed down to our younger generations. Lastly, I discuss the notion of embodied knowledge in relation to my research praxis and pedagogy as possibilities for (re)imagining work that heals and humanizes the experiences of our children and communities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)310-321
Number of pages12
JournalEducational Studies - AESA
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Sociology and Political Science


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