Thursday, February 22

Race, gender, violence and media

This March 8, International Women’s Day, Yasmin Jiwani will launch her book:"Discourses of Denial: Mediations of Race, Gender and Violence" in paperback edition in the Concordia University Loyola’s CJ atrium at 5 p.m.

“I really wanted to explore the everyday encounter, and the links between private forms of violence (like intimate violence), public violence and state-level violence,” Jiwani said. “I wanted to show how the media plays a role in circulating representations of violence, which then inform everyday thought and talk, legitimizing certain actions or inactions.”

LINK: Read more at Concordia

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