This is the resource page for my contributions to #FatStudyGroup. If you’d like a PDF of anything I’ve read in this space, please let me know and I will send it your way (if you want a PDF of any scholarly material you don’t have access to, let me know and if I can get it, I will!). The links for each piece will connect you to the Twitter thread associated with the reading.
Wk8: Māori & fatness
Bell, R., Smith, C., Hale, L., Kira, G., & Tumilty, S. (2017). Understanding obesity in the context of an Indigenous population—A qualitative study. Obesity research & clinical practice, 11(5), 558-566.
Wk7: Fat ambivalences
Murray, S. (2005). (Un/be) coming out? Rethinking fat politics. Social Semiotics, 15(2), 153-163.
Owen, L. J. (2015). Monstrous freedom: Charting fat ambivalence. Fat Studies, 4(1), 1-13.
Wks2-6: Fat temporality
Bahra, R. A. (2018). “You can only be happy if you’re thin!” Normalcy, happiness, and the lacking body. Fat Studies, 7(2), 193-202.
Byers, M. (2018). “Fats,” futurity, and the contemporary young adult novel. Fat Studies, 7(2), 159-169.
Dean, J. (2018). Imagining body size over time: Adolescents’ relational perspectives on body weight and place. Fat Studies, 7(2), 203-215.
Fox, R. (2018). Against progress: Understanding and resisting the temporality of transformational weight loss narratives. Fat Studies, 7(2), 216-226.
Hass, M. (2018). One summer to change: Fat temporality and coming of age in I Used to Be Fat and Huge. Fat Studies, 170-181.
Lind, E. R., Kotow, C., Rice, C., Rinaldi, J., LaMarre, A., Friedman, M., & Tidgwell, T. (2018). Reconceptualizing temporality in and through multimedia storytelling: Making time with through thick and thin. Fat Studies, 7(2), 181-192.
McFarland, J., Slothouber, V., & Taylor, A. (2018). Tempo-rarily fat: A queer exploration of fat time. Fat Studies, 135-146.
Mitchell, A. (2018). Sedentary lifestyle: Fat queer craft. Fat Studies, 147-158.
Parker, G., & Pausé, C. (2018). Pregnant with possibility: Negotiating fat maternal subjectivity in the “War on Obesity”. Fat Studies, 124-134.
Pratt, L. (2018). The (fat) body and the archive: Toward the creation of a fat community archive. Fat Studies, 7(2), 227-239.
Tidgwell, T., Friedman, M., Rinaldi, J., Kotow, C., & Lind, E. R. (2018). Introduction to the special issue: Fatness and temporality. Fat Studies, 7(2), 115-124.
Wk1: Sizeism in education
Hetrick, A. & Attig, D. (2009). Sitting pretty: Fat bodies, classroom dress, and academic excess. In E. Rothblum & S. Soloway (Eds.), The fat studies reader (pp. 197-204). New York: New York University Press.
Kenney, E. L., Redman, M. T., Criss, S., Sonneville, K. R., & Austin, S. B. (2017). Are K-12 school environments harming students with obesity? A qualitative study of classroom teachers. Eating and Weight Disorders-Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 22(1), 141-152.
Martin, A., Booth, J. N., McGeown, S., Niven, A., Sproule, J., Saunders, D. H., & Reilly, J. J. (2017). Longitudinal associations between childhood obesity and academic achievement: Systematic review with focus group data. Current Obesity Reports, 6(3), 297-313.
Neumark-Sztainer, D., Story, M., & Harris, T. (1999). Beliefs and attitudes about obesity among teachers and school health care providers working with adolescents. Journal of Nutrition Education, 31(1), 3-9.
Pausé, C. J. (2016). Promise to try: Teaching fat pedagogies in tertiary education. In E. Carter & C. Russell (Eds.), Fat pedagogy reader: Challenging weight-based oppression in education (pp. 53-60), Peter Lang Publishers.