An EDI Pledge DiAngelo's White Fragility and Canadian Universities STATEMENTS, COMMITMENTS, PLEDGES, OATHS 1.An EDI Pledge "Through these actions, I will uphold my commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion." Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) "Equity and Community Inclusion Pledge,"Vice President, Equity and Community Inclusion, https://www.torontomu.ca/equity/resources/equity-community-inclusion-pledge/, accessed March 17, 2023. The pledge originated at a "Soup and … Continue reading Friday Reading List. 17/03/23.
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Friday Reading List. 10/03/2023.
1.An article about self-identification in recruiting Indigenous faculty 2. i)A website responding to "Critical Social Justice" (woke-ism). ii) On trigger warnings. 1.SELF-IDENTIFICATION Oosthoek, Sharon. "Going beyond self-identification in recruiting Indigenous faculty," University Affairs/Affaires universitaires, Jan 11, 2023, https://www.universityaffairs.ca/features/feature-article/going-beyond-self-identification-in-recruiting-indigenous-faculty/#comments, accessed March 10, 2023 "A few high-profile cases involving faculty members who may have falsely presented themselves … Continue reading Friday Reading List. 10/03/2023.
Friday Reading List. 2/3/ 2023.
Academic Freedom Attempted Cancelation of a Canadian Scholar Modjeski, Morgan. "Academic, 2SLGBTQ+ community claim UWinnipeg professor spreading transphobic rhetoric," CityNews, Winnipeg, Feb 28, 2023, https://winnipeg.citynews.ca/2023/02/28/university-winnipeg-professor-transphobia-claims/, accessed March 2, 2023. Dr. Joanne Boucher, a professor in the department of Political Science at the University of Winnipeg is scheduled to give a talk on campus entitled, "The … Continue reading Friday Reading List. 2/3/ 2023.
Friday Reading List.17/02/2023.
Unconscious/Implicit Bias. 12 reasons to be skeptical. Diversity. A paper on the lack of ideological diversity in the discipline of philosophy and worries about its implications for reliable belief formation. Academic freedom. A recent Canadian university cancelation and two articles concerning academic freedom. One provides a brief history, the other illustrates the risks scholars across … Continue reading Friday Reading List.17/02/2023.
Friday Reading List. 10/02/2023
DECOLONISATION Decolonising Science Helen Pluckrose, Guest Post. "STEM Needs No 'Decolonization': Dismantle the (Entirely Western) Concept of 'Decolonization'," Jussim, Lee, Unsafe Science. Science, February 9, 2023, https://unsafescience.substack.com/p/stem-needs-no-decolonization, accessed February 10, 2023. MODES OF QUESTIONING EDI-RELATED POLICY, PROGRAMMES, INITIATIVES, AND DISCOURSE. Humour/Woke Maher, Bill. "New Rule: A Woke Revolution," Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO), Feb … Continue reading Friday Reading List. 10/02/2023
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
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. 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