Race Online…

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The American Anthropological Association has launched a fantastic web resource dedicated to a serious exploration of race from multiple perspectives, ‘biological’, ‘social’ and so on. The perspective is decidedly American, which is perhaps unusual given the cultural interrogation given to the category, and the international remit of anthropological research within the US, but nonetheless is an excellent resource and exploration of how digital technology can assist with visualizing problems and pitfalls around the category of race.
Link:www.understandingrace.org/

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One Response to Race Online…

  1. Claudia Campeanu, Univ. of Texas at Austin August 13, 2007 at 10:15 pm #

    Another useful (and similar) website is the online companion to a PBS series about race, science, and society:
    www.pbs.org/race/
    I haven’t used any of the two with my students yet, but I plan to this semester. I will update with my observations.

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