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CRAWS Journal Past Issues Are Now Available

ACRAWSA is proud to have published a free, open access peer reviewed journal via its website, the Critical Race and Whiteness Studies Journal (CRAWS).…
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‘Wrong to be White?’

ACRAWSA President, Alana Lentin was interviewed on the ABC Radio National Program, The Minefield. You can listen to the podcast here. Last year, former…

The Uluru Statement and Manus Island: How the settler colonial state of exception compounds race and the necessity for a Republic of Australia

Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tribes were the first sovereign Nations of the Australian continent and its adjacent islands, and possessed it under…

ACRAWSA Conference 2020

Racial literacies vs white supremacy – educating and researching together against racial silencing, racial violence and racial capitalism CALL FOR PAPERS, AUSTRALIAN CRITICAL RACE…
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Stuff People Get Wrong About Aboriginal History: A Thread

The good people at Thread Reader have provided an ‘unroll’ of the brilliant series of tweets by Evelyn Araluen, correcting myths of Aboriginal History.…

Call for Contributors to the ACRAWSA Blog

Welcome to the brand new blog of the Australian Critical Race & Whiteness Studies Association. This space is designed to give voice to academics,…

Guests in the Master’s House

Following the publication of Australian Continental Philosophy, we sought Bryan Mukandi’s permission to re-post his reflections on the 2017 ASCP conference in Hobart. Our interest in seeking such permission traces back to…

Migratory Austerity: Colonial Law’s Slow Violence

A word on Violence Having been asked to write a commentary on the current events taking place on Manus Island I am struck by how difficult it is to know where to…

Open Letter to the editors of the Monash Bioethics Review

In November 2018, it came to ACRAWSA’s notice that the Monash Bioethics Review had published an article by Jonathan Anomaly, entitled ‘Defending Eugenics’. In that the journal is based in Australia, we…
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Video: Irene Watson & Alexander G. Weheliye Keynote Lectures

Watch the keynote lectures by Irene Watson & Alexander G. Weheliye from the Thinking Relationally About Race, Blackness & Indigeneity symposium recorded by the Western Sydney University Rich Media. …

Introduction: The ‘Marketplace of ideas’ has only one idea

An introduction to this ACRAWSA Blog Symposium on the ‘Ramsay Centre for Western Civilization’ and the attack on Indigenous and critical race studies in Australia. Many astute people are perhaps rightly touting…

What Max Weber Teaches Us About the Ramsay Centre’s Debate

We are not all Weberians. But Weber’s work alerts us to a deep-seated intellectual danger that we should at least consider seriously. Academic inquiry presents western civilisation not as “specific” but as…
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