CARE: Center for Culture-Centered Approach to Research and Evaluation + Te Tiriti Based Futures -21-28-March 2020 Events

Upcoming CARE: Center for Culture-Centered Approach to Research and Evaluation Events during the National Anti-racism week.

Te Tiriti-based Futures + Anti-Racism 2020 is an innovative (inter)national, online and offline, Tiriti-based, anti-racism and decolonisation event in Aotearoa. CARE is proud to be partnering and participating is this community driven event that will run for 10 days starting 21 March 2020.

RSVP on @CAREMassey events below

21 MARCH 2020
2PM – 4PM City Library PNCC, Events centre
White Paper Launch:
The Experience & Effects of Racisim in Aotearoa New
Zealand.
#Photovoice
#ichoosehighbury launch

22 MARCH 2020
4PM City Library PNCC,Events centre
#ENDTHEHATE: Stratergies for dismantiling hate.

5:30PM
MOVIE SCREENING: Waru.
koha entry

23 MARCH 2020
4PM – 7PM City Library PNCC,Events centre
Connecting anti- racist struggle: From indigenous resistance to refugee rights.- Marise Lant

24 MARCH 2020
6PM – 8PM
Dismantaling Racisim with Andrew Judd, Marise Lant and the Feilding Advisory board.

26 MARCH 2020
11AM – 1PM St. Michael’s Marae Highbury
The Racist Roots Of Colonialism Speakers: Rodney Graham & Marise Lant.

4PM – 7PM Youth Space Youth Voice For Social Change -Dismantaling Racism.

-5:30PM Youth Panel Online Stratergies For Challenging Hate
Skype presentation
-Tauiwi Tautoko
-Q&A with Laura, Action Station, Director

27 MARCH 2020
2PM – 4PM Japan LT MASSEY
– CARE Public Panel: “Islamophobia, Hindutva, & Hate”

28 MARCH 2020
11AM – 11:45AM
#ENDTHEHATE Bus ride

12PM – 4PM PNNC – Square
“Community Dialouge On Anti-Racism ”
-Looking Forward
-Poetry, Open mic, Spoken word
-Poster making #ENDTHEHATE

#EndTheHate #WhakamutuaTeMauāhara#TeTiritiBasedFutures + #AntiRacism2020

Prof. Mohan J. Dutta presents at the National Communication Association 102nd Annual Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

NCA Opening Session: Putting Bodies on the Line and Words into Action – Celebrating the Joys of, Challenges in, and Opportunities for Civic Engagement

Sponsor: NCA First Vice President
Thu, 11/10: 5:00 PM  – 6:30 PM
Marriott Downtown
Room: Grand Salon E – Level 5
Dr. Bryant Keith Alexander has built a career thinking about and embracing queer black bodies moving through the vectors of racism and homophobia; Dr. Mohan Jyoti Dutta has spent the past decade advocating for health care justice in developing nations; Dr. Billie Murray has chronicled her participation in movements for social justice in the wake of Confederate memorializing and in the face of hate speech. A Dean, a Chair, and an Assistant Professor; a colleague from LA, another from Singapore, a third from Philadelphia. While our speakers embody diversity in terms of race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and methodology and area expertise, they are united in their commitment to using communication activism for the common good. Come hear their stories from the front lines of change; listen as they engage in spirited dialogue about why communication matters, and how, and to whom; and please lend your voice to our collective celebration of those who put their bodies on the line and words into action. The NCA Opening Session is sponsored by Routledge, Taylor & Francis.

Chair

Lisa A. Flores, University of Colorado, Boulder  – Contact Me

Presenter(s)

Bryant Keith Alexander, Loyola Marymount University  – Contact Me Mohan Dutta, National University of Singapore  – Contact Me Billie Murray, Villanova University  – Contact Me

Sponsor/Co-Sponsors

Activism and Social Justice Division
La Raza Caucus
NCA First Vice President

“Food Insecurity in Singapore: The Communicative (Dis)Value of the Lived Experiences of the Poor”

“Food Insecurity in Singapore: The Communicative (Dis)Value of the Lived Experiences of the Poor” – This journal article co-authored with Naomi Tan, Satveer Kaur, Prof Mohan Dutta, and Nina Venkataraman just got published in the Health Communication! Here is a link for 50 free downloads. Link:http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10410236.2016.1196416 Abstract: “Food insecurity is a form of health disparity that results in adverse health outcomes, particularly among disenfranchised and vulnerable populations. Using the culture-centered approach, this article engages with issues of food insecurity, health, and poverty among the low-income community in Singapore. Through 30 in-depth interviews, the narratives of the food insecure are privileged in articulating their lived experiences of food insecurity and in co-constructing meanings of health informed by their sociocultural context, in a space that typically renders them invisible. Arguing that poverty is communicatively sustained through the erasure of subaltern voices from mainstream discourses and policy platforms, we ask the research question: What are the meanings of food insecurity in the everyday experiences of health among the poor in Singapore? Our findings demonstrate that the meanings of health among the food insecure are constituted in culture and materiality, structurally constrained, and ultimately complexify their negotiations of health and health decision making.”

NUS CARE researchers assisting Willing Hearts charity to prepare and distribute food to recipients in Singapore

NUS CARE researchers assisting Willing Hearts charity to prepare and distribute food to recipients in Singapore

[CARE Documentary Screening] “Cotton for my Shroud” by Kavita Bahl and Nandan Saxena

Join us for the screening of an award-winning documentary film, Cotton for my Shroud, by Kavita Bahl and Nandan Saxena on 1 June (Wednesday), from 2.00 – 4.30 pm, at the CNM Playroom. This event includes the film screening, followed by a Question and Answer session with the filmmakers. The film focuses on the farmer suicide crisis in India, situating this within the wider neoliberal context of governance in India that has shaped the agricultural industry. If you are interested in attending this event, do register at the following link: http://goo.gl/forms/KTSgiu0w0hWXTgSA3 See you there!

Prof Mohan and the Deconstruction of the News Hour Debate on Feb 10

So what makes up news? Prof Mohan analyses an episode of the “News Hour Debate” to address the role of the Indian media in cooking up the anti-nationalism debate in India. By providing a few points to lay out the criteria of what makes news, Prof Mohan then deconstructs the Feb 10 episode and goes on to highlight the role of the media in shaping the national conversation and in driving public opinion in a one-sided manner. He also addresses how the media here serve as propaganda tools of the state. Watch the clip below.