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.

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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

A Speakeasy in the Age of (Speech) Prohibition

In addition to my research, I draw satirical and social & political cartoons I call Saturday Morning Pam-toons (the idea being that I'd publish a new one every Saturday - which hasn't been the case most of this year). The following Pam-toon appeared in the September 2021 edition of the SAFS (Society for Academic Freedom … Continue reading A Speakeasy in the Age of (Speech) Prohibition

“[Harm-Related]Concept Creep”- Nick Haslam (2016); Nick Haslam et al (2020)

Nick Haslam is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Melbourne. You can read his profile here. [1] The following two papers by Haslam (2016) and Haslam et al (2020), respectively, are not about EDI. But they are about the expansion of meaning of harm-related concepts, some of which, e.g. trauma and prejudice, are … Continue reading “[Harm-Related]Concept Creep”- Nick Haslam (2016); Nick Haslam et al (2020)

The Counterweight Conference on Liberal Approaches to Diversity and Inclusion. Sept. 22-25, online.

"From the 22nd to the 25th September, Counterweight will be hosting the Counterweight Conference on Liberal Approaches to Diversity and Inclusion. The four-day conference will take place online and include pre-recorded talks from over 40 experts in the field of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). The conference comes as a response to increasing pressure on businesses … Continue reading The Counterweight Conference on Liberal Approaches to Diversity and Inclusion. Sept. 22-25, online.

Social Justice: “The Mary-Jo Nadeau Activist Scholar Award (The M.J.) for Doctoral Students in Sociology” — York University

Category: EDI and EDI-related awards *Note: I will eventually post a bibliography listing social justice activist scholar awards and available for download "The Mary-Jo Nadeau Activist Scholar Award (The M.J.) for Graduate Students in Sociology was established by family, friends, and colleagues of Dr. Mary-Jo Nadeau, a graduate (’05) of York University’s Graduate Program in … Continue reading Social Justice: “The Mary-Jo Nadeau Activist Scholar Award (The M.J.) for Doctoral Students in Sociology” — York University

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Thank you for your patience as I get this site organised. Welcome to Keeping an Eye on EDI. I spent a good deal of time during Covid lockdowns researching Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) programs and policies. Why?  I worry about the possible n-th order negative consequences of the rapid, ubiquitous, and uncritical adoption of … Continue reading About.