Tag Archives: Racism

Learning Through Outrage

“What Fanon and Césaire did offer me is an ability to name my experiences. I think back to being younger, before the onset of a politicized consciousness, and reprocess moments – years – of being in an othered body.”

Steadying ourselves for Trump

The election of Donald J. Trump on November 8, 2016 sent shockwaves throughout the world. In the wake of the election, open violence and hate speech towards already marginalized people has intensified in Canada and the United States. For those attentive to histories of racism and settler state violence, there are unsettling echoes of the 1940s rendered […]

“Shocked but not Awed” by the 2016 American Election: Janni Aragon

I first met Dr. Janni Aragon, political scientist and director of Technology Integrated Learning at the University of Victoria, as an undergrad student eight years ago. Her Gender and International Relations course greatly influenced my academic development by introducing me to questions of epistemology, knowledge production, and power dynamics. I am indebted to her for […]

‘Indebted to activist scholarship’: Monique Flores Ulysses

Monique Flores Ulysses is a former Landscapes of Injustice research assistant now in the first semester of her PhD. I interviewed her earlier in the year, knowing of her interest in activist and grassroots movements historically in addition to her engagement with conversations around oppression and inequality today. As a characteristic millennial, I often encounter […]