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Pride Month 2022

Natalie Hanson , June 3rd, 2022


I personally have mixed feelings about Pride Month this year.  We do have a lot to celebrate, but there are lots of reasons for concern, too.  Here are…


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Transgender Day of Visibility 2022

Natalie Hanson , April 7th, 2022


Here are some of my reflections and reading recommendations on Transgender Day of Visibility, and a bit about how we’re talking about it at ZS.


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A Perspective on Social Justice

Natalie Hanson , March 11th, 2022


Kai Cheng Thom writes: “I think the major difference between a social justice and a white/colonial lens on trauma is the assumption that trauma recovery is the reclamation…


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Swan Lessons

Alma Gottlieb , September 4th, 2021


This past month, the swans have taken up residence in our local cove, for the first time in the six summers we’ve lived here. What could be a…


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A Tale of Two [Unvaxed] Women

Alma Gottlieb , August 21st, 2021


We needed to find a new plumber. I called around. The first business that seemed willing to clean our boiler and replace a problematic hose spigot had availability…


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Statement of Non-Compliance with Mandatory Vaccination in Canadian Universities

Maximilian C. Forte , August 21st, 2021


First it was not even a university, but Seneca College. Then it was the University of Ottawa. Then Carleton University, the University of Western Ontario, and the University…


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‘Race,’ ‘Diversity,’ and the University

Maximilian C. Forte , May 30th, 2021


If this was a good time for Canadian academia, you would not be able to tell from the blanket of almost absolute silence that has been pulled over…


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Christine Wilson 2020 Undergraduate Award Winner!

foodanthro , December 8th, 2020


SAFN is happy to announce that the winner of the 2020 Christine Wilson Award for an Undergraduate Student is Adele Woodmansee of Harvard University for her paper “’It…


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Transgender Awareness Month

Natalie Hanson , November 17th, 2020


While we’ve made some progress in protecting civil rights for the LGBTQ+ community, we have a long way to go for the non-binary / trans community especially. This…


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Podcast # 2 is online! Guest: Aleeha Ali

standplaatswereld , November 12th, 2020


In this episode, Puck de Boer talks with Aleeha Ali, who studied sociology in Pakistan, did a research master’s in anthropology in the UK and is currently a…


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Another affirming commercial

Natalie Hanson , October 26th, 2020


This article is cross-posted from the ZS intranet (which we call ZSpace), where I write episodically about issues of interest to the LGBTQ+ community and our allies. It’s…


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Advertising Change: Presenting a New New Zealander?

The Familiar Strange , October 25th, 2020


The Southern Man advert is aiming to speak to a specific audience of beer drinkers, assumed by Speight’s to be men. Other beer companies have played with similar…


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We started a podcast!

standplaatswereld , October 16th, 2020


Standplaats Wereld is expanding with a new component. We will continue to marvel you with our stories, but from now on, we will also explore them in the…


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What I’m Reading – Oct 2020

Natalie Hanson , October 8th, 2020


This article is cross-posted from the ZS intranet (which we call ZSpace), where I write episodically about issues of interest to the LGBTQ+ community and our allies. It’s…


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Diversity and Inclusion: A Conversation with John Nieto-Phillips

Sarah Soliz , August 5th, 2020


In August of 2019, Professor John Nieto-Phillips joined SAR’s board of directors. He has brought to SAR a dedication to opening academic in…


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What I’m Reading – Aug 2020

Natalie Hanson , August 4th, 2020


This article is cross-posted from the ZS intranet (which we call ZSpace), where I write episodically about issues of interest to the LGBTQ+ community and our allies. It’s…


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5 Years of LGBTQ Marriage

Natalie Hanson , June 29th, 2020


It’s hard to believe it’s been five years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that LGBTQ persons have the right to marry.  There was a really nice article…


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Christina Dunbar-Hester on her book, Hacking Diversity

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Interview by Héctor Beltrán https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691182070/hacking-diversity Héctor Beltrán: In your ethnographic work with voluntaristic open technology communities across…


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The benefits of hiring a person with a mental disability

Annique Jansen , April 29th, 2020


In this rapidly changing world, it is not only medicine, technology and science that improves the lives of people. What is equally life-changing is that our society is…


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UK Universities, Decolonisation and the Future of Sociology

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , March 4th, 2020


What is meant by the decolonisation of academic life? Why might it be of importance to contemporary British sociology? How might decolonisation proceed, and what might our sociological…


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UK Universities, Decolonisation and the Future of Sociology

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , March 4th, 2020


What is meant by the decolonisation of academic life? Why might it be of importance to contemporary British sociology? How might decolonisation proceed, and what might our sociological…


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Teaching Intersectionality intersectionally: two different cups of tea?

standplaatswereld , January 9th, 2020


BY KAY MARS Intersectionality has become somewhat of a buzzword in contemporary social sciences. It provided a short-hand term for a more complex and comprehensive understanding on identity,…


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They / Them

Natalie Hanson , December 18th, 2019


In this post, I celebrate @merriam-webster’s Word of the Year, and reflect on some important trends for the LGBTQ+ community and our allies as awareness of They /…


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Diversität- und Antidiskriminierung

Rat für Migration , December 12th, 2019


Konzepte im Feld von Schule und Migration Publikation mit Beiträgen von: Prof. Dr. Mechtild Gomolla, Dr. Katrin Huxel, Dr. Galina Putjata, Dr. Thomas Geier, Prof. Dr. Yasemin Karakaşoğlu,…


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