The Vienna shooting is reminding me of the time I visited as a guest of a Hungarian holocaust survivor. I want this generation to do better. Continue Reading Everything is connected: Vienna shooting & the holocaust.
Like a cartoon go-kart, the 91st Academy Awards started out smoothly, with hope for the future of inclusion, representation, and progress manifesting early on. Regina King’s Best Supporting Actress win for If Beale Street Could Talk was cause for celebration. Not only were her own accomplishments being recognised, but the work of James Baldwin… Continue Reading Green Book at the Oscars: laughing through the tears
I recently shared an article about Thandie Newton’s dress at Cannes. Predictably, white fanboys got stupid about it. Continue Reading Thandie Newton’s Dress Hurts White Boys’ Feelings
Imagine my surprise when one of my most cynical friends posted a deeply heartfelt review of the film. Continue Reading A Wrinkle In Time: Representation Matters
I have less confidence in VR after attending #ADIFF than I did before. Virtual reality needs a unified vision. Continue Reading The VR Industry Needs a Unified Vision
There are lots of fun parts to completing a PhD, but some of them are buried deep in the swamp known as the ‘literature review’. Continue Reading Crossing the Swamp of the PhD Literature Review
This article points out the many ways in which the discussion around discrimination caters to white people’s fear of not being in control. The way racism is coded in white society is like the layers of an onion. That’s why it needs constant scrutiny and vigilance against complacency. Terms like “inclusion” and “white privilege”… Continue Reading The Sugarcoated Language Of White Fragility
This is not about censorship. This is about recovering from trauma. Continue Reading Hey U of Chicago: I’m an academic & survivor. I use trigger warnings in my classes. Here’s why. – Medium