Category Archives: Race

sociological ads

A GTA in the English Dept. here sent me this great site Sociological Images: Seeing Is Believing, a blog of advertisements that are revealing in regards to race, class, and gender. Some cool stuff.

Posted in Gender, Race | 1 Comment

An Open Letter to My White LGBT Siblings

Printed today in the OSU Barometer: This letter will be angry. I won’t apologize for any vitriol or confrontation here. I don’t believe that we can have honest public discussions without being confrontational. My anger comes from hearing, with dismay, … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Ethics, Queer issues and theory, Race, Social Justice | 7 Comments

Jeremiah Wright as critical theorist

From Dennis, Time Wise’s article arguing that Jeremiah Wright was right: Indignation doesn’t work for most whites, because having remained sanguine about, silent during, indeed often supportive of so much injustice over the years in this country–the theft of native … Continue reading

Posted in English 575 Post 9/11 Theory (Winter 2008), Race | 4 Comments

notes from the interblags: just some links

I’m going to have to give up on writing on some of these things, though I’ve wanted to. Some tabs that have been left open on my browser over the last month or so: • “The White Anti-Racist is an … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, CCCC 08, Education, Gender, Notes from the Interblags, Queer issues and theory, Race, Social Justice, WS399: LGBT Studies | 1 Comment

stuff white people like

While I was visiting Michigan State’s campus last week, quite a few grad students were talking about the blog Stuff White People Like. When I got back home, I checked it out. It’s an hilarious site that chronicles the behaviors … Continue reading

Posted in Affect, Blogs, Ethics, publics, Race | 6 Comments