Author: wimahler

The New Emoji Keyboard

In class on Thursday we briefly mentioned that with the new iPhone update there came a new emoji keyboard. With this new keyboard came the ability to change the color of the skin on many of the human looking emoji faces. In class, however, we did not fully dissect the ramifications of this change. One person made the comment that… Read more →

Thinking About Gender Through the Lens of Race

In one of my previous posts I mentioned the parallels between this class and a history seminar that I am taking. I was reminded of this this past week in the history seminar when we discussed the theory behind┬árace, reading different scholars from Kant to DuBois. While the idea of race is quite complex, this history of how people have… Read more →

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