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. Includes an analysis of psychopathy and its implications for diversity initiatives and training.
Category: EDI-related Historical and Social Phenomena
Friday Reading List. 14/04/2023. Canadian University Student Petitions: Race, Oppression, CRT.
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.
About & Contact Information.
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 & Contact Information.
Retrieving Your “Lived Experience” From the Baggage Reclamation Centre.
I just posted the following on my other blog. I thought it appropriate to post here as well. Yes, the drawing is my work. - P Retrieving your "lived experience" from the baggage reclamation centre. This Pam-toon was inspired by two curiosities. I wondered how coherent it would be for an amnesiac to recount her … Continue reading Retrieving Your “Lived Experience” From the Baggage Reclamation Centre.
Upcoming! Free Online Conference: EDI and Academic Freedom.
PLEASE CIRCULATE WIDELY: Dear colleagues, Please join us on April 20 & 21, 2023, for a free, online conference on EDI (equity, diversity, and inclusion) and academic freedom. Complete program and registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/edi-and-academic-freedom-an-honest-dialogue-tickets-565620194227 Most Canadian universities and colleges now have specific initiatives and plans around equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). These include prioritizing the development of … Continue reading Upcoming! Free Online Conference: EDI and Academic Freedom.
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.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. 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.