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Invasion Day exercise

For Week 6 of The Racial State we are going to subvert the idea that there is a debate to be had about ‘Australia Day’, known more correctly as Invasion Day. We are going to be engaging with Professor Irene Watson’s short text, ‘Why celebrate on the day that marks…

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Concepts and Debates 2: Race and the Human

This week in the seminar we will continue to discuss issues of social construction and how to define race by engaging with Stuart Hall’s lecture, Race the floating signifier. The following is a more general concept note on the relationship between race and the human, which is also evoked in the following portion of Hall’s lecture, in which…

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Alana Lentin