Religion, Race and Gender module guest lecture: Department of Theology & Religious Studies / King's College London
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.
Join us for February’s UCL Writing Lab event with Rianna Walcott, Jade Bentil, Jessica Brough and Dr Xine Yao, where this roundtable will discuss what it means to be a ‘scholar-activist’: from discussions around the tension inherent to the label, how they maintain a radical politic within the British academy, and the ways in which we can all contribute to building a better world.
Join us for February’s UCL Writing Lab event with Scholar-in-Residence Rianna Walcott, Jade Bentil, Dr Jessica Brough and Dr Xine Yao, where this roundtable will discuss what it means to be a ‘scholar-activist’: from discussions around the tension inherent to the label, how they maintain a radical politic within the British academy, and the ways in which we can all contribute to building a better world.
Join our 2021-22 Scholar-in-Residence Rianna Walcott for a talk focused on her PhD research, where she will discuss the mechanics and ethics of researching social media communities. Here she will discuss the ethical and citational requirements for social media research, the need for self-reflexivity when researching your own community, and how to write about and analyse social media spaces as a text.
This is the first of 4, in conversation with, from women with aspirations to become the first Black, female astronaut in the UK to media trailblazers, artists and activists. Four women from across Rotherham communities meet the women giving them hope in these strange and uncertain times. Langa, Sile, Sabine and Neema are all women from Rotherham with African heritage making their own mark in the town and the wider world. Join them as they discuss hope, health and happiness with some of the UK’s leading Black women artists, scientists and community leaders from across the Women of the World network
Fighting Back While Black: The Relationship Between Racialised Resistance and Well-Being - in 'Doing Equity and Diversity for Success in Higher Education'
To my family’s great surprise and dismay, a career in the British university system is not often a lucrative or successful one, especially for a Black woman. It did not take long for this to become evident to me. A brief look at my undergraduate cohort and the PhD researchers, staff and senior academics around me revealed vanishingly small numbers of Black scholars, let alone Black female scholars.
Student doctor Ivan Beckley talks about the systemic bias in healthcare that he's witnessed during his education.
Supporting Ourselves in Changing Times: an in-conversation between Cheryl Martin and Rianna Walcott for The Wellcome Collection
Listen to a conversation between artist/writer Cheryl Martin and writer Rianna Walcott reflecting on their own experiences of mental health and care practices during and emerging from this global health crisis.