Please note. My next biblio, on Diversity, won’t be published for a few weeks — lest I overwhelm Viminitz’s blog. I’ll upload that biblio as a PDF, which will be an in an easier format to read and save. The… Read More ›
The following is an addendum to my Guest Post: “The ubiquitous, questionable, and possibly unethical use of implicit bias tests and training at Canadian universities under the auspices of EDI.” It’s designed to serve as a segue to my next bibliography,… Read More ›
Guest Post by Pamela Lindsay: The ubiquitous, questionable, and possibly unethical use of implicit bias tests and training at Canadian universities under the auspices of EDI.
I’ve spent some time over the past two years of Covid-lockdown isolation researching EDI programmes. What follows is something of an annotated bibliography rather than a summary of my findings. (Note that I’ll be using implicit and unconscious bias interchangeably.) Search any… Read More ›
Universities Canada principles on equity, diversity and inclusion, October 26, 2017 “Universities Canada make an explicit public commitment to seven principles [on equity, diversity, and inclusion],” available here. (accessed 11 February 2022) “A Guide to Preparing Your Diversity Statement,” Algonquin… Read More ›
Apropos Paul’s post Of Decolonisation and Marranos , re: the perlocutionary force of language. The extent to which language controls thought is a hotly debated topic. John McWhorter, for one, argues language doesn’t control thought as much as some believe. … Read More ›
What fascinates me about Speakeasies was the mingling between and relative equality of rich, poor, women, men, black and white. These illicit clubs helped with the momentum and success of civil rights movements. The current Prohibition with its categories of prohibited… Read More ›
When you deny my ‘lived experience’, you deny my existence! We, the undersigned, petition our flesh and bone (zombies excluded) oppressors to recognize the following, Article 1. We are beings who refer to ourselves as ghosts. All other terms of… Read More ›