I'm honored to give the Saturday Keynote address at this year's Different Games Conference. Why Inclusion is Required, and Diversity is Not Enough Tanya DePass Often times we talk about diversity and inclusion … Continue reading ICYMI – I’m giving the Saturday Keynote at @DifferentGames conference!
Catch @qgcon panels via Livestream this weekend!
Folks are always asking me if panels will be streamed when I go to conventions and conferences. Well luck is with you, as Queerness and Games Conference has you covered! … Continue reading Catch @qgcon panels via Livestream this weekend!
Excited to visit University of Oregon this week!
It's my last speaking gig where I have to travel in 2016! Excited to visit with Edmond Chang at his campus. Keywords for Video Game Studies: Diversity Speaker series … Continue reading Excited to visit University of Oregon this week!
What was that about Post Racial Society?
Analysis: Gates Arrest a Signpost on Racial Road By JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer Jul 23, 2009, 08:35 Summary: It took less than a day for the arrest of Henry … Continue reading What was that about Post Racial Society?
My $2.00 worth on White Privilege
After discussions, upon discussions where sometimes I feel like the person I'm talking with genuinely "gets it" and many other times where people just can't/won't/refuse to understand their privilege, I've … Continue reading My $2.00 worth on White Privilege
Washington Uni of St. Louis to honor hate monger Phyllis Schafly
Washington U. Set to Honor Anti-Gay Activist Washington University in St. Louis is giving an honorary degree to anti-gay activist Ms. Phylis Schlafly founder of the Eagle Forum a right … Continue reading Washington Uni of St. Louis to honor hate monger Phyllis Schafly
Is America ready for a black president? or a female president? Webchat
When the chat is live got here.
Richard Wright’s Native Son – Discussion
I'm reading Richard Wright's Native Son for our quarterly book club at Uni. We've had one meeting so far and it was pretty good. We touched on topis such … Continue reading Richard Wright’s Native Son – Discussion
Affirmative action ban at CA college is affecting minority numbers…
This is interesting... considering what happened in the field after the MI Law school ruling on quota's and now this news. It makes me wonder what this means for minorities … Continue reading Affirmative action ban at CA college is affecting minority numbers…
Social divide among low, middle and upper class blacks you say? Well no shit…
This is a total no-brainer to me that is once again touted as something new and shiny for people to go, really? I would have never have thought that! Poor … Continue reading Social divide among low, middle and upper class blacks you say? Well no shit…
Webchat on Black Greek life… is it still relevant?
For anyone who may be a frat or soror at/alum of an HBCU. Any thoughts on this topic? Diverse Web Chat Please join us for an exciting Web chat discussion … Continue reading Webchat on Black Greek life… is it still relevant?
NY Times article on Study Abroad
The Foreign Legions By LAURA PAPPANO Published: November 4, 2007 FOR a student at the University of Ghana in Legon, a palm-graced suburb of Accra, a dinner might involve fufu … Continue reading NY Times article on Study Abroad
I can’t believe this article…
Ok... I get "Diverse News in Higher Education" daily. Most of the articles are good and make sense for academia. But the article below made my brain itch. The gist … Continue reading I can’t believe this article…
G*D in the University classroom… 2 adjuncts are out of work… what do you think about this?
Adjuncts and God: Why Are 2 Instructors Out of Jobs? The adage says that you’re supposed to avoid talk of religion and politics in polite company, but the topics are … Continue reading G*D in the University classroom… 2 adjuncts are out of work… what do you think about this?
Precursor to today’s events…
DePaul memos tell of run-ins with professor By Ron Grossman Tribune staff reporter September 3, 2007 Finkelstein, both lauded and decried for his strong criticisms of Israel, was denied tenure … Continue reading Precursor to today’s events…
Finklestein battle finally done… thank the Gods for small favors
DePaul, embattled professor settle dispute As Finkelstein resigns, university calls him 'an outstanding teacher' Embattled professor Norman Finkelstein meets with students and supporters Wednesday on the quad at DePaul University … Continue reading Finklestein battle finally done… thank the Gods for small favors
From Today’s NY Times Online
Study Abroad and Overseas Study gifts for universities In Study Abroad, Gifts and Money for Universities By DIANA JEAN SCHEMO Published: August 13, 2007 As overseas study has become a … Continue reading From Today’s NY Times Online
In lieu of real content some linkage for you peeps
Lauredhel posts about some breast surgery that isn't breast surgery according to the docs who invented it. 2049live posted about the Twin Towers Alliance Interview [he's working on their site] … Continue reading In lieu of real content some linkage for you peeps
Recommended reading – Unbowed by Wangari Maathai
I'm almost done with this book, I highly recommend it to anyone who thinks that one person can't make a difference. Doctor Maathai is an inspiration, and I'm glad I … Continue reading Recommended reading – Unbowed by Wangari Maathai
What a tragedy…
From Diverse Online Current News Best and Brightest’ Scholar’s Promising Future Ends Tragically By Margaret Kamara Jul 12, 2007, 01:24 Devin Gaines, who became one of the University of Connecticut’s … Continue reading What a tragedy…
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