Tag Archives: Representation

Mar 16 2015

Do African-Americans have the right to internal self-determination?

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Sarah Fuhrman is an American attorney and LLM candidate at University College London. Her research focuses on international human rights and democracy. On August 9 2014, Michael Brown, an African-American teenager, was killed by a white police officer. Brown’s killing … Continue reading

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Mar 4 2015

Drumming out resistance in Japan: writing back Burakumin identity through music

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Noémie Adam is an alumna of the LSE MSc Human Rights programme (2013/14). She researches and writes on human rights and civil liberties in the UK, Europe and Japan. “Burakumin maggots… kill eta filth… burakumin have four legs… buraku people cause AIDS…” Recent graffiti … Continue reading

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Feb 8 2015

Comics and Human Rights: The Forgotten Women of Comics

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Laura Sneddon is a comics journalist, writing for the mainstream UK press with a particular focus on women and feminism in comics. With an MLitt in Comic Studies, do not offend her chair leg of truth; it is wise and … Continue reading

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Feb 8 2015

Comics and Human Rights: An Interview with the Gotham Academy Team.

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  Maria Werdine Norris is a final year PhD candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research is on the British Counterterrorism strategy and legislation, with a focus on nationalism, security and human rights. You can find her on … Continue reading

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Feb 8 2015

Comics and Human Rights: Oracle and Representations of Disability in Superhero Comics

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Carolyn Cocca is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics, Economics, and Law at the State University of New York, College at Old Westbury. She is the author of Jailbait: The Politics of Statutory Rape Laws in the United States (SUNY Press), and … Continue reading

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Feb 7 2015

Comics and Human Rights: The Erasure of X-Women in Days of Future Past

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Carolyn Cocca is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics, Economics, and Law at the State University of New York, College at Old Westbury. She is the author of Jailbait: The Politics of Statutory Rape Laws in the United States (SUNY Press), and … Continue reading

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Feb 7 2015

Comics and Human Rights: Visibility and the Black Nerd Girl

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CG is a twentysomething Blerdette from New Jersey. She found her start in nerd culture when she watched the first episode of Sailor Moon on Toonami, and hasn’t looked back since. When she’s not blogging on her own site (BlackGirlinMedia.Wordpress.com), … Continue reading

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Feb 6 2015

Comics and Human Rights: An Interview with Kelly Sue Deconnick

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Maria Werdine Norris is a final year PhD candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research is on the British Counterterrorism strategy and legislation, with a focus on nationalism, security and human rights. You can find her on Twitter … Continue reading

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Feb 5 2015

Comics and Human Rights: Bitch Planet: Yes, All Women

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Amy Devine is a geek-of-all trades with an avid love of history, comics and literature. A former radio-journalist, she now spends most of her creative energy on slam poetry and her new column on Talking Comics ‘The New Reader’. Find … Continue reading

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Feb 5 2015

Comics and Human Rights: Thinking About Us – Queer Inclusion in Comics

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MJ Feuerborn is an American queer activist, freelance journalist, and comics enthusiast. She writes for Women Write About Comics and Comicosity. Her comics and culture commentary can be found on her blog or on Twitter at @mjfeuerborn Click here for the introduction to the Comics, Human Rights and Representation … Continue reading

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