BA (Honours) Anthropology; BBSc
James is a recent honours graduate of anthropology at the University of Queensland. His thesis investigates the emergence of anti-racism on the blogging platform, Tumblr and is entitled “Anti-racist Imagined Communities in the Tumblr-sphere: The ‘Real’ Effects of Online Places.” He is currently working as a Research Assistant and devising his PhD plans for the near future.
What is so real about online anti-racism?
Tumblr is an interesting place to observe social justice in action. It hosts networks of anti-racist bloggers who resist the everyday racisms they experience. But some people view this anti-racism as inauthentic. Why?Read on »