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My Year in Mansplaining

My year in Mansplaining Posted on December 31, 2013   December 29, 2013 — My year in Mansplaining Mansplain– delighting in condescending, inaccurate explanations delivered with rock solid confidence of rightness and that slimy certainty that of course he is right, because … Continue reading

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That Person at your office

That person at your office Posted on May 6, 2014 As a professor who teaches and serves as a mentor to university undergraduates, MA and Ph.D. students, and junior faculty, I’m concerned with how we teach people to deal with, and respond … Continue reading

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Teaching Decolonizing Methodologies

This essay first appeared on the website Savage Minds. For about a decade I have been teaching a graduate seminar in anthropology at Columbia University called “Decolonizing Methodology” which takes Linda Tuhiwai Smith’s groundbreaking book Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples as … Continue reading

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Wofford College Commencement Address 2016

** On May 15, 2016, I had the honor of delivering the Commencement Address at Wofford College, the college I attended for my undergraduate degree. Here is the text for that address.** Exactly twenty-five years ago I was sitting where … Continue reading

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