Atlantic Center for the Arts

The Invisible Burden of Asian Women’s Experiences of Racism

The recent attack by The Daily Telegraph on female academics at the University of Sydney highlights a misogynistic culture in which women’s academic work…
Keep calm and be a killjoy

The Ivory Tower of Male Chauvinism

In the wake of the Daily Telegraph’s attack against three members of its academic staff, the University of Sydney released a statement defending the…

‘Imagine There’s no Countries:’ Children across National Borders of Compassion

The last few months have been rather emotionally charged. The catalysts for such a global uproar of compassion were two geo-political disjointed groups of…
Mbantua Grandmothers Against Removals.

Taking the Children: a Commentary

Living in California during the roll-out of the zero tolerance to border crossing migrants policy has been a very interesting experience as an Aboriginal…

Why do we talk about child refugees?

We’re currently seeing large discussions in Australia and internationally about refugee, asylum-seeking, and migrant children. With focus being placed on the removal of children…

Child Refugees vs Thai Cave Rescue: Why Responsibility doesn’t Require a Display of Suffering

During the Thai cave rescue, The Conversation published a piece by morality and social psychology researcher Dan Crimston with the following title: ‘How imagery…

Defending Race Privilege on the Internet: How Whiteness Uses Innocence Discourse Online

As the debate around the proposed Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation rages, we are reminded that, in order to be reproduced and maintained as…

Opening the Flood Gates: ‘Backyard’ Racism, White Supremacy and Disruptive Discomfort in Academic Classrooms

Very few would deny that the 2016 US Presidential Election bolstered extreme-right movements globally, signalling an urgent need to understand specific ways white supremacist…

How the British Museum Changed its Story About the Gweagal Shield

When Lieutenant James Cook landed, uninvited, onto the continent now known as Australia, he began a colossal theft. The British colonial project initiated by…