Tag: whiteness

Rassismus gegen Weiße? Für eine Osterweiterung der deutschen Rassismusdebatte

Jannis Panagiotidis , February 23rd, 2022

Rassismus ist nicht nur eine Frage der Hautfarbe und erschöpft sich nicht in Dichotomien. Wer den deutschen Rassismus verstehen möchte, darf das östliche Europa nicht vergessen.

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Automating the Beast: Modern Police Power and the (Digi)Dog

Austin Hoffman , December 9th, 2021

As an undergraduate, I worked multiple jobs to make ends meet. For one of those jobs, I was a kennel attendant at a veterinary clinic and  earned $7.75…


Pratik Chakrabarti: Is Deep History White?

Dear White Anthropologists, Let Not Symbolism Overshadow Substance

Chelsea Horton , July 2nd, 2020

Racism permeates the academy. We will need more than performative allyship and symbolic statements condemning racism in society if we are to build a more inclusive anthropology.  …

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Ep #58: Individuals, Whiteness, Gendered Fandoms and Picking Field Stories to Tell: This Month on TFS

The Familiar Strange , May 17th, 2020

This week we bring you another from home Zoom panel! This week we are joined by Senior lecturer Dr Yasmine Musharbash. Dr Musharbash is currently based in the…

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David Flood takes the page 99 test

| , October 21st, 2019

My dissertation examines everyday interactions between two groups of white people in the US who to all appearances should get along but don’t, despite their sustained efforts towards…

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Speak American

Summerson Carr , August 16th, 2019

October 16, 2017, begins as a normal day at your New Jersey high school. You are chatting with friends in Spanish, the second most-spoken language in the United…

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White Fans, Liberal Ideologies, and the Erasure of Black Stories in Gaming

Akil Fletcher , May 30th, 2019

Last month, the highly anticipated video game Mortal Kombat 11 (MK11) was released to an excited yet wary fighting game community. Game studio NetherRealm’s newest incarnation received praise…


Book Review: White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society by Kalwant Bhopal

Rose Deller , August 22nd, 2018

In White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society, Kalwant Bhopal draws on statistics and interview-based case studies to explore how Black and Minority Ethnic people in the UK and…

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Book Review: Against Meritocracy: Culture, Power and Myths of Mobility by Jo Littler

Rose Deller , June 4th, 2018

In Against Meritocracy: Culture, Power and Myths of Mobility, Jo Littler offers a rich analysis that intricately teases out the grasp ‘merit’ and ‘meritocracy’ have on everyday…

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Measuring Black breastfeeding with a white stick?: Why I’m intentional in writing white women out!

Acquanda Stanford , May 11th, 2017

  I figured out what about Black breastfeeding, has been bugging me for so long. Well I recognized this before, … Continue reading →

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We are all Helen Zille. Or, why the West thinks that colonialism was not all bad

Vito Laterza , March 16th, 2017

Check out my latest piece in Africa Is A Country on South African prominent white politician Helen Zille’s tweets in defence of colonialism. I talk about southern African…

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Whiteness, our own

Vito Laterza , November 14th, 2016

Struggling to openly name race and racism from a privileged white perspective is a symptom of the convergence of many fears and often conflicting feelings. There is the…

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Anthropology after November 8th: On race, denial, and the work ahead

Ryan , November 12th, 2016

For some people, the election that just took place might seem like just another choice between the lesser of two evils. One more election that we all learn…

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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 4: Gina Athena Ulysse on “Race: The Power of an Illusion”

smulla16 , September 28th, 2016

The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to present the latest entry in on ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical…


Kim Tallbear: Science and Whiteness

Whiteness Without Complex?

Sarah Abel , March 6th, 2014

A couple of weeks ago I attended an event called ‘Color Without Complex‘, featuring a public conversation between image activist Michaela Angela Davis and ethnographer and publisher Dr. Ya…

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