Rianna Walcott, a postdoctoral associate in the Black Communication and Technology Lab at the University of Maryland shares how we can prioritize long-term self-preservation for people of color and how to stay whole while driving social change. Recorded Feb. 15-17, 2023 at the frank gathering (frankgathering.org)
Religion, Race and Gender module guest lecture: Department of Theology & Religious Studies / King's College London
Social media platforms are a key part of our everyday lives, playing a significant role in everything from our media consumption, to our purchasing habits, to our political beliefs. However, the platforms we have come to rely on are not passive containers for content - they play a large, often invisible, part in mediating the content they host.
This interview was recorded on 7th October 2022. Click our Audio button to listen to the full interview on Anchor.
In this webinar we find out more about the impact of algorithms and bias on who is seen and heard in the digital sphere, and how, or even if, their creative work is presented to the world.
Join Rianna Walcott and the UCL Writing Lab on Zoom for an event on the praxis of citation. Drawing on her own research, Rianna will discuss how she addresses including lived experience and personal voice in her writing, privileging underrepresented voices through citation praxis, and how to curate a radical bibliography. There will also be an interactive element to this event that invites attendees to reflect on how they can similarly address these issues in their own research practice.
Rianna joined us to talk about the re-publication of The Colour of Madness: Mental Health and Race in Technicolour with Samara Linton.
Join Rianna for this exclusive post-publication talk about The Colour of Madness – the revised edition of the 2018 publication about race and mental health in the UK. Expect readings of excerpts, a talk about the impact of systems of harm on marginalised people’s health, as well as a lively discussion and Q&A about how we can protect our mental health in academia.
Jason Arday, Winston Morgan, Dave Thomas & Rianna Walcott. Chair: Deborah Husbands