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The blurred lines of cultural appropriation

The blurred lines of cultural appropriation

  In an issue devoted to Indigenous writing, Write Editor Hal Niedzviecki suggested that writers should examine the world by imagining perspectives outside of themselves. That cultural appropriation is a positive thing. Unfortunately for him, the modern liberal world is obsessed with a concept I refer to as ‘positive segregation’: the enforced preservation of separately sacred, individual cultural and ethnic […]

by Karlis Wilde· · Opinion ·
Photo by Chad Butt

Kitchener Public Library event to take artistic angle to social injustice

Social justice, and fighting the good fight have been brought to the forefront of our Western world today more than ever. With all the political uncertainty attempting to push back years of progress, Canadians and those within the K-W community have begun to take action. On March 1, Laurier women’s studies professor Helen Ramirez, along with a team of Laurier […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · Arts and Life, Life ·
Photo by Paige Bush

University holds social justice forum on Islamophobia

“I’m standing before you, not in my capacity as merely a professor, or a secular intellectual, I stand before you as a person,” said Ali Zaidi, professor for global studies and Muslim Studies and moderator of the forum Islamophobia in Our Times. A social justice forum, Islamophobia in Our Times, was hosted on Feb. 2 at The Hawk’s Nest on […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · News ·