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Tag Archives: Racism

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  • 12 Dec 2022
    Mary Crossley

    Long COVID as a Case Study for Race/Disability Intersectionality

    Chimére Smith is one of tens of millions of Americans with symptoms of long COVID. According to an August 2022 NBC News story, the 40-year-old Black woman from Baltimore was experiencing extreme fatigue, diarrhea, brain fog, and loss of vision in one eye, along with other symptoms. The symptoms were debilitating, preventing Smith from working […]

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  • 19 Mar 2022
    Rodney H. Jones

    Introducing Language and Society: A Q&A with Rodney H. Jones

    Professor Rodney H. Jones, the co-author of Introducing Language and Society, talks to us about inspiration, challenges for students, and the ‘next big thing’ in sociolinguistics. What inspired you and Christiana Themistocleous to write a textbook on introductory sociolinguistics? Both of us have been involved in teaching sociolinguistics to first and second year undergraduates here […]

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  • 30 Apr 2021


    In response to escalating xenophobia and bigotry against Asian Americans at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Stop AAPI Hate reporting center was formed on March 19, 2020 to track and respond to incidents of hate, violence, harassment, discrimination, shunning, and child bullying against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A […]

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  • 17 Feb 2021
    Jean Lutes, Jennifer Travis

    False Allies?

    We have spent the last couple of years editing a Cambridge volume on gender in American literature and thinking about what the Trump administration’s glorification of white patriarchal nationalism has taught us about gender in American literary history. We submitted the manuscript of the volume a scant two weeks before COVID-19 emerged, and well before […]

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  • 7 Oct 2016
    Fiona Barlow

    Handbook of the Psychology of Prejudice: An Introduction

    An introduction of The Cambridge Handbook of the Psychology of Prejudice by co-editor Dr. Fiona Barlow

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  • 28 Jul 2009
    Kristin J. Anderson

    Professor Gates and the Criminalization of Black Men in America

    If racism is understood only in terms of slavery and lynching, then we might live in a post-racial era. But this is not an accurate view of how racism and discrimination work. Racist violence still takes place, but today discrimination more often occurs in seemingly little ways, in treatment that, if viewed as isolated events seem to not amount to much. However, psychological research lends support for these individual experiences of African Americans.

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