Tag: race

Playing Mimesis: Engendering Understanding Via Experience of Social Discrimination with an Interactive Narrative Game

2014-11-02

The authors discuss their effort to raise critical awareness about microaggressive racist behavior with Mimesis, an interactive game set in an underwater environment where players become sea creatures, and where they feel the social force of microaggression regardless of the their race or ethnicity.

Finding the Human in "the messy, contingent, emergent mix of the material world": Embodiment, Place, and Materiality in Stacy Alaimo's Bodily Natures

2011-09-07

In this review Veronica Vold charts the posthuman environmental ethic in Stacy Alaimo’s Bodily Natures: Science, Environment, and the Material Self and notes how the text draws together issues of race, (dis)ability, and the environment in a way that disrupts the boundaries between bodies and places.

Feminism, Geography, and Chandra Mohanty

2005-04-20

Julie Cupples reviews a retrospective collection of essays by Chandra Mohanty on the geopolitics of gender and race.

Racial Remix

2003-04-15

Regarding a monumental work on race, time, and classical music that does not lose sight of individual, localized lives.

Enthralled by Systems

1998-07-01

Chris Messenger reviews Tom LeClair’s first novel, Passing Off (1996).

Blackness and the Migratory Drive

1999-03-15

Walton Muyumba reviews Randall Kenan’s massive meditation on race and introduces a new word into the discourse on African American literature: zugenruhe.