A Whistling Girl

What I’m Reading Now

What I’m Reading Now

Ahmed, Sara. On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. Amazon description: “What does diversity do? What are we doing when we use the language of diversity? Sara Ahmed offers an account of the diversity world based on interviews with diversity practitioners in higher education, as well as her … Read more »

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About me, then.

Nov 1, 2015 | Uncategorized

While I have moved into a new phase of my strange life, I am, still, who I was. This post serves only to archive my “old” bio for that small handful of folks interested. *** About Me (Then. But some of it still now.) I currently serve as executive director of the Center for Black … Read more »

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In Defense of Despair

Apr 22, 2015 | Uncategorized

For many of us, our commitment to higher ed began as a kind of love affair didn’t it? A cliche indeed, but it’s true. I’ve heard the sentiment from colleagues much more level headed and pragmatic than I. Higher ed was supposed to be this barely sullied space for ideas and ideals. Ideas and ideals … Read more »

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