Trinity advertising for professor for Black Studies module

Posted in Research, Teaching on October 2nd, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Trinity has begun advertising an Associate Professorship in Sociology, which will focus on the school’s new Black Studies module. The module was created in June after students in College produced a petition for Trinity to establish a Black Studies module, following the debate on racial education in Ireland …” (more)

[Shannon Connolly, Trinity News, 2 October]

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The Blueprints for Trinity’s Long-Awaited Black Studies Module

Posted in Teaching on August 31st, 2020 by steve

Ireland“When it comes to systemic racism in third-level institutions, it’s safe to say that toppled statues, extended reading lists and tokenistic faculty positions fail to address structural issues in any long-lasting way …” (more)

[Gillian O’Neill, University Times, 28 August]

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Black Studies module to be offered by Trinity as early as next year

Posted in Teaching on June 19th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“An elective module in Black Studies may be available to students at Trinity from Hilary term of 2021, according to a post from a campaign group advocating for the module. The authors of a petition, which now has over 2,800 signatures and urges for the introduction of the module in Trinity, issued a statement on social media that they have met with Provost Patrick Prendergast and have his support …” (more)

[Finn Purdy, Trinity News, 18 June]

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Students petition Trinity to establish Black Studies module

Posted in Teaching on June 6th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“A petition has been launched for Trinity to include a Black Studies module in its future electives programme following the ongoing debate on racial education in Ireland. The module would be the second of its kind in Ireland …” (more)

[Madalyn Williams, Trinity News, 6 June]

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