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 ›
Here’s a fascinating statistical anomaly. Every Canadian soldier killed during the twenty year occupation of Afghanistan was eulogized as the finest human being who ever walked the Earth. Not a single asshole among them! Oh, and don’t forget that “He… Read More ›
It’s good that I’ve recused myself from all hiring committees here at the University of Lethbridge, because if I hadn’t I’d worry I might succumb to overkill and vote against any candidate who wasn’t able-bodied, heterosexual, white, and male. “Huh?!”… Read More ›