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Diversity and Inclusion Guide

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Reading lists

Decolonising Science Reading List

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, PhD, professor of physics, core faculty member, Women's Studies Program, University of New Hampshire

Decolonise science – time to end another imperial era

Rohan Deb Roy, Lecturer in South Asian History, University of Reading - links to many useful resources to learn more.

Decolonizing technology: A reading list

Beatrice Martini, a research fellow at the Stanford Digital Civil Society Lab and the Harvard Kennedy School, exploring the implications of Internet infrastructure design on human rights, and serves in a formal advisory role with the Center for the Cultivation of Technology and OpenArchive.

Beyond the Trend of Decolonizing Science

Union of Concerned Scientists - April 2019

This webinar features a conversation led by Indigenous and Black scholars around what it means to "decolonize science." Using the controversy over the Thirty Meter Telescope and the sacred mountain of Mauna Kea as a case study, speakers share examples of the role of colonialism in science.

Featuring: Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, PhD, professor of physics, core faculty member, Women's Studies Program, University of New Hampshire; Eve Tuck, associate professor of Critical Race and Indigenous Studies, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto; Iokepa Casumbal-Salazar, PhD, assistant professor, Native American and Indigenous Studies, Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, Ithaca College; David Uahikea Maile, PhD candidate, instructor Department of American Studies, University of New Mexico.

American Library Association

Libraries Respond: Black Lives Matter 

Webinar Archives - Office for Diversity, and Outreach Services



Dismantling White Supremacy in Archives - An Incomplete List of White Privileges in Archives and Action Items for Dismantling Them by Gracen Brilmyer

Becoming Caltech - A series of presentations from Caltech Archives highlighting sets of archival materials based on themes such as The Cosmopolitan Club and Students of Color and Women at Early Caltech.


Critical Theory in Academic Libraries & Beyond

A collection of resources about libraries, colleges/universities, critical theory, and social justice.

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Use our database subscriptions to learn more about Black and Indigenous history in America, philosophy, and race and science. For example:

Learn about Indigenous Philosophy of the Americas and African-American Philosophy in PhilPapers

Explore SagePub's Structural Racism and Police Violence pathfinder