Aug 10, 2022

The Colonial Lens

Analyzing Decolonization, Reconciliation, and Colonialism in Academia

New Books Network 2022

Scholars want to decolonize everything, and universities say they are doing the hard work of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. But is anything really being done, or is it all for show?

In this episode, we approach these questions through three words that are common inside and outside of academia: decolonize, reconciliation, and colonialism.

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Gordon Katic

Gordon Katic is an award-winning radio producer and journalist with a background in health, science, and climate reporting. He is director of Cited Media Productions, which produced Cited Podcast and CRACKDOWN. Now, Gordon hosts Darts and Letters. When he’s not making podcasts, he’s working on a PhD at the University of Toronto focussed on theorizing a critical theory of science communication. Previously, he earned a Masters in Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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