Dr. Kim TallBear is Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience & Environment, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta. She is also a Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Fellow. She is the author of Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science. Professor TallBear's faculty page.
UC Davis Cultural Studies Colloquium
ROCK AGAINST RACISM: 1976-1981 AND BEYOND
Between 1976 and 1981 the Rock Against Racism Movement (RAR) confronted the chronic rise of racism in Britain through demonstrations, gigs, festivals and design. Syd Shelton was a London committee member of RAR.
In “Serena Williams’ Catsuit and #BlackMommaMagic: Speaking Back Through Fashion,” published today in Dismantle, Sarah Rebolloso McCullough brings a feminist sports studies lens to recent controversies surrounding Serena Williams’ tennis attire, and situates them in a historical context that dates back centuries.
Kalindi Vora investigates relationships between gestational surrogates and commissioning parents as part of a larger discussion of the ethics of increasingly globalized assisted reproductive technologies in “Biopolitics of Trust in the Technosphere: A Look at Surrogacy, Labor, and Family,” published in the latest issue of Technosphere magazine.
Cultural Studies doctoral candidate Jeanelle Hope is researching the role black women artists play in combatting gentrification in the Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento. Hope places gentrification in a greater historical context of a racial resegregation that has been ongoing since deindustrialization.