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Race as a technology

As well as adding to Understanding Race, this post responds and adds to two recent conversations I had, one with Khadijah Diskin and Josh Briond on the Return to the Source podcast and the other with Momodou Taal on The Malcolm Effect podcast. In my book Why Race Still Matters,…

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A little bit about Understanding Race

In the age of Black Lives Matter, we have become accustomed to hearing concepts like ‘institutional’ and ‘systemic racism’ openly discussed. On one side, there are calls to recognise the extent to which race shapes experience, access and opportunity even in so-called ‘successful multicultural’ societies like Australia. On the other…

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Understanding Race 2021

The Masters of Research course I run at Western Sydney University is back, beginning on July 23. As usual if you want to come along (face-to-face only) or are along with us, you are welcome. Usually, the course has a special theme. In 2019 that was ‘racial capitalism’. This year…

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Talking ‘Understanding Race’ with 3CR Community Radio

I was delighted to have been interviewed for the Thursday Breakfast show on 3CR Community radio out of Naarm (Melbourne). Em Castle asked some really great questions. Topics included the unit I am teaching this semester, antiracist education and ACRAWSA’s letter of objection to the Australian Academy of the Humanities…

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