Friday Reading List. 27/01/23

Miscellaneous Social Phenomena and The Possible Relations-to or Implications-for EDI (Today: The Beauty Premium) Modes of questioning EDI-related policy, programmes, initiatives, and discourse. (Today: Stylistic Diversity) Mandatory EDI-Related Training (Today: Diversity and Implicit Bias) Academic Mobbing 1.MISCELLANEOUS SOCIAL PHENOMENA AND THEIR POSSIBLE RELATIONS-TO OR IMPLICATIONS-FOR EDI A Challenge for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: The "Beauty … Continue reading Friday Reading List. 27/01/23

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Friday Reading List. 20/01/2022.

Two categories this entry: Modes of questioning EDI-related policy, programmes, initiatives, and discourse. (Today: Diplomacy and Satire) EDI in Science. (Today: A spotlight on one cluster of EDI activity) MODES OF QUESTIONING EDI-RELATED POLICY, PROGRAMMES, INITIATIVES, AND DISCOURSE. In my About post at the outset of this blog, I said, "I worry about the possible … Continue reading Friday Reading List. 20/01/2022.

Friday Reading List. 13/01/2023.

Two categories this entry: Miscellaneous Social Phenomena and The Possible Relations-to or Implications-for EDI (Today: Apocalypse and Anti-Oppression) Anti-Oppression: A few examples of anti-oppression commitments and activities in Canadian Universities MISCELLANEOUS SOCIAL PHENOMENA AND THEIR POSSIBLE RELATIONS-TO OR IMPLICATIONS-FOR EDI Apocalypse and Anti-Oppression I'm curious about the social phenomena that has contributed to Woke-ism, SJW-ism, … Continue reading Friday Reading List. 13/01/2023.

Friday Reading List. 06/01/2023. (Theme: Implicit Bias)

Six subheadings in this entry: 1) About the overarching EDI initiative in Canadian universities 2) Canadian Universities, Implicit Bias & EDI, examples 3) Why are some reluctant to criticise EDI programmes? 4) Hunting Implicit Biases (e.g anonymous reporting and bias incident response teams) 5) Questions and Controversy Around the Accuracy of Tests, the Efficacy of … Continue reading Friday Reading List. 06/01/2023. (Theme: Implicit Bias)

Friday Reading List. 30/12/22

Four subtitles this entry: 1)Miscellaneous Social Phenomena and The Possible Relations-to or Implications-for EDI (Today: Psychopathy and it's Implications for Empathy-Building Diversity Training and 'Belonging'.) 2) Diversity 3) Diversity Statements 4) Diversity Training. MISCELLANEOUS SOCIAL PHENOMENA AND THEIR POSSIBLE RELATIONS-TO OR IMPLICATIONS-FOR EDI Psychopathy Psychopathy is one of numerous interesting things that have crossed my … Continue reading Friday Reading List. 30/12/22

Book. In Praise of Dangerous Universities And Other Essays (2022)— Mark Mercer

What is a Dangerous University? In a 2010 University Affairs/Affairs universitaires opinion article, Mark Mercer explains "By [dangerous university] I mean a place where you'll encounter disturbing ideas."[1] In this article, Mercer contrasts a safe university with a dangerous university as follows: A safe university isn’t a university free of theft, vandalism and violence. It’s … Continue reading Book. In Praise of Dangerous Universities And Other Essays (2022)— Mark Mercer

Friday Reading List. 23/12/2022

Every Friday I will post EDI and related articles that I've read through the week or have been sitting in my stash of articles. Tonight's entry is short, with just two articles. Subsequent entries will be substantially longer. Aryan Karimi, "How equity, diversity and inclusion are becoming a tool for capitalism," The Conversation, December 22, … Continue reading Friday Reading List. 23/12/2022

A Directory of Canadian Universities with Links to Their Respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices: Ontario

Please find below a DOCX and a PDF directory of Ontario Universities with links to their respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices. I've not exhausted all of the latter. Note that I'll be publishing one province at a time in this series. And I'll provide a concatenated document (Canada-wide) when all provinces are accounted for.  Ontario DirectoryDownload … Continue reading A Directory of Canadian Universities with Links to Their Respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices: Ontario

Vascular Dynamics Lab, McMaster University, Adopts an Action Plan for an Anti-Racist Lab (Chaudhary & Berhe)

"The Vascular Dynamics Lab at McMaster University  ... endeavour to build “an anti-racist lab” according to the guidelines set out by scholars in our field: Chaudhary & Berhe’s “Ten simple rules for building an anti-racist lab” (in review: PLOS Computational Biology)." View the 10 Rules here. "VDL Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Declaration," Exercise Metabolism Research … Continue reading Vascular Dynamics Lab, McMaster University, Adopts an Action Plan for an Anti-Racist Lab (Chaudhary & Berhe)