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‘Theatres of Learning Disability: Good, Bad or Plain Ugly?’ Book Launch

22 March, 5.30pm, George Wood Theatre. Hosted by the Disability Research Centre Dr Matt Hargrave (Northumbria University) will be in conversation with Jonathan Meth (Project Dramaturg, Crossing The Line, Disability Research Centre, Goldsmiths and Expert Adviser to Ambitious About Autism), and Artist Jez Colborne (Mind the Gap). About the book This is the first scholarly … Continue reading ‘Theatres of Learning Disability: Good, Bad or Plain Ugly?’ Book Launch

Decolonizing Higher Education: Black Feminism and the Intersectionality of Race and Gender

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUZTFnQOpMU] Heidi Mirza examines the professional experiences of postcolonial diasporic black and ethnicized female academics in higher education. Video via Faculti. For a chance to hear more and ask question sign up for the event on March 17 . Continue reading Decolonizing Higher Education: Black Feminism and the Intersectionality of Race and Gender

Sociology & Music Film Club Screening: ‘Babylon’ (1981)

Powerful portrayal of life for West Indian youths in London in the early 1980s. DJ for Brixton reggae sound system ‘Ital Lion Sound’, Blue (Brinsley Forde) is getting ready for the local sound system showdown with rival crew, Jah Shaka. But as the day of the competition approaches, Blue suddenly sees his life falling apart. … Continue reading Sociology & Music Film Club Screening: ‘Babylon’ (1981)

‘Representing Palestinian dispossession: land, property, and photography in the settler colony’

Alberto Toscano and Brenna Bhandar’s article ‘Representing Palestinian dispossession: land, property, and photography in the settler colony’ – whose original version was presented as a talk in 2014, as part of SPACE & GAZE: Conversations with Jean Mohr & Edward Said in Palestine organised by The Methods Lab – is now out in Settler Colonial Studies.

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