Posts Tagged: scientific racism

Fingerprints, Racism, and Sherlock Holmes

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Fears of mistaken identity and unconscious slips were crystallized in the literature of detection but emerged from a broad range of hermeneutic practices across the era, at a time in which those in power considered the borders of empire and boundaries of racial identity to be insecure. The Public Domain Review looks at the early […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Alice Dreger

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Alice Dreger discusses her latest book, Galileo’s Middle Finger, the relationship between science and social justice, and the state of modern academia.

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