1.STUDENT-ON-STUDENT PEER PRESSURE 2.PETITIONS 3.JOHN McWHORTER 1.STUDENT-ON-STUDENT PEER PRESSURE Are University Students Children? Consider the Waterloo petition signature by Jeremy Moore, below. Does Moore view himself a child? 2020 University of Waterloo Student-student, ABC, University of Waterloo, 2020, https://www.change.org/p/n-a-abc?redirect=false , accessed April 14, 2023 Peer Pressure and Self-Censorship: (Student-on-student only? Why not faculty-on-faculty, too? ) … Continue reading Friday Reading List. 14/04/2023. Canadian University Student Petitions: Race, Oppression, CRT.
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Friday Reading List. 07/04/2023.
Bryn, Levy. "University of Saskatchewan med school unveils report on equity, diversity, and inclusion," Saskatoon Star Phoenix, March 30, 2023, https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/university-of-saskatchewan-med-school-unveils-report-on-equity-diversity-and-inclusion, accessed April 7, 2023. "Smith said he found many of the comments collected in the report “distressing,” and noted supports have been offered to people in the college community who may read it." Conza, … Continue reading Friday Reading List. 07/04/2023.
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1.Three articles from the Chronicle of Higher Education: Marijolovic, Kate. "Professors are Sharply Divided on DEI Statements in Hiring, Survey Finds," The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 28, 2023, https://www.chronicle.com/article/professors-are-sharply-divided-on-dei-statements-in-hiring-survey-finds, April 2, 2023. Zahneis, Megan. "Diversity Statements are Under Fire. Here's What They Are and How They're Used," The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 7, … Continue reading Friday Reading List … on Sunday, 03/04/2023.
Friday Reading List. 17/03/23.
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.
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.