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The Limitations of ‘White Privilege’ with Khadijah Diskin

I was delighted that PhD researcher, Black Studies scholar and all round legend, Khadijah Diskin agreed to do a short interview with me about the The Limitations of ‘White Privilege’ Khadijah has previously written about this topic and so I was eager to ask her to share her critique with…

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Week 1: Race & Power

Interactive presentation Tutorial activity: Conversations about race bingo I updated my introductory lecture to The Racial State. I welcome you to share the slides and notes below and to watch the recording where, as you can see, I grossly underestimated the time I had (when will I ever learn!) I…

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Week 9: Gender & Power

After mid-semester break, this week we looked at gender and power mainly through the lens of social reproduction and the colonialist of gender. The main readings for the week were by Silvia Federici and the Combahee River Collective Statement. This week I invited Professor Alison Phipps, my former colleague from…

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Week 7: Anti-Poverty Activism

This week we were joined by Kristin O’Connell of the Antipoverty Centre. Kristin gave us an extremely informative and searing lecture about the corruption of the government’s work for the dole – which especially affects Aboriginal communities – and mutual obligations schemes. She also paid attention to the role played…

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Week 6: Stigma Power

This week we have been reading segments from Imogen Tyler‘s fantastic book, Stigma: The Machinery of Inequality. I invite you to explore Imogen’s website for plenty of excellent resources on the book, especially the excellent graphic essay, From Stigma Power to Black Power. This connects really well with our focus…

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Alana Lentin