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It Is Not a Joke: Racist Humor Normalizes Anti-Asian Racism and Must Stop

For decades, American society has normalized the presence of anti-Asian humor. Caricatured on television, belittled at comedy clubs, targeted on social media, and mocked in private conversations, this subtle, yet widely accepted form of racism dehumanizes the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.

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Zoom – As It (Didn’t) Happen

Academics are not immune to the follies that often accompany their first interfaces with using Zoom.
Here performative social scientist Kip Jones offers a light piece with a serious message that the typical managerial methods will one way or the other find their way into working virtually.

1 year ago
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Levitating frog

Awaiting Academic Success? When Frogs Fly

Critics of various bits of research often go to great lengths to make the studies seem silly, not serious. But ‘silly’ endeavors often result in serious societal gains — and maybe a boost for your career.

6 years ago
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Out of Whack: Textbook Tragedy

[Editor’s Note: We’re pleased to reproduce “Out of Whack: Textbook Tragedy” by Charles M. Vance from Journal of Management Inquiry.] […]

7 years ago
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Out of Whack: AQ, PQ, Miscue?

[We’re pleased to reproduce Journal of Management Inquiry‘s “Out of Whack” by Charles M. Vance.] Read “Out of Whack” for […]

7 years ago
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Are Academics Too Serious?

Last December, President Obama said in an interview with talk-show host Steve Harvey that “You can’t take yourself too seriously.” The […]

7 years ago
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