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Re-examining Diversity and Social Justice in the Academy

Categories: Digital Humanities, Comparative, Interdisciplinary, Popular Culture, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, Miscellaneous
Event Date: 2021-12-31 Abstract Due: 2021-11-10 Submit Abstract

This collection will examine the notions of social justice and diversity and how they positively or negatively affect different areas of academic life. It will favour a critical approach which allows a diverse array of voices to be heard on this issue, from educators to independent thinkers, adopting different perspectives.


What Should the Submitted Chapters Consider?


Possible topics include:

Should teachers engage in social activism within the classroom?
Current notions of political correctness in the academy and how they affect scholarship or academic life;
The impact of administrative policies which favour diversity over other qualifications
Issues with evaluating students’ work under political pressures;
The role of the academy in shaping public awareness and promoting political causes.




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