Topic Archives: Race

Mar 16, 2017, 6:01 AM
The NEH is a crucial funder of research in the United States. Its proposed elimination would not only undermine important work, it would alter the values of our country and our national commitment to humanistic forms of knowledge creation.
Feb 15, 2017, 6:32 PM
Do voter ID laws suppress the voting power of minorities disproportionately? That's the question. Or, at least, one of the questions.
Feb 1, 2017, 3:51 AM
The Executive Orders that prevent the travel of refugees and immigrants from 7 majority-muslim countries poses a substantial problem for the academy. But these executive actions may be just the beginning.
Nov 17, 2016, 6:02 AM
What we mean by different phrases, such as "The System is Rigged," differs according to who is speaking, the context in which they are talking, and the person who is either the audience or the object of that statement.
Aug 12, 2016, 2:32 PM
Reflections on the gold metal performance and subsequent news coverage of Simone Manuel at the 2016 Olympics in Rio
May 21, 2016, 5:07 AM
On November 11, 2016, I will have the privilege of giving the Carroll C. Arnold Distinguished Lecture at the 2016 annual conference of the National Communication Association. This is what I intend to say.
Feb 21, 2016, 10:42 AM
This past week, the media covered a dust up between presidential candidate Donald Trump and Pope Francis. Although the incident lasted only a few days, there are some interesting rhetorical dimensions to the conflict that reflect on the 2016 campaign and the odd position that religion has in Trump's campaign.
Feb 11, 2016, 12:52 PM
A blog reflection on the decision to rebuild a web presence.