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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 518: Who Are You Citing?

Guests: Dr Cassidy Sugimoto, Chair of Georgia Tech School of Public Policy, and Dr Thema Monroe-White, professor of Data Analytics at Berry College

Dr Sugimoto and Dr Monroe-White share their research into how scientific literature citation numbers are unequal among different racial and gender categories.

Playlist at:https://www.wrek.org/2022/04/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-apr-22-2022-who-are-you-citing-episode-518/

 


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Supercontext: The Final Programme by Michael Moorcock

This first part in the Jerry Cornelius saga is literary science-fiction that challenges the politics of its time through transgression. But we find eerie parallels to our current zeitgeist and wonder if Cornelius is the perfect device to question our thoughts about subversion and morality.

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Supercontext: Laura Jane Grace, Tranny

With a provocative book title, Laura Jane Grace is reclaiming a slur and repurposing it for her story of struggling with gender dysphoria and self-destructive behavior. Guest Alyson McManus helps us unpack this experience into something universal, with which we can all identify.

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Supercontext: Jessica Jones, Season One

Why didn’t the dark Marvel superhero Netflix series “Jessica Jones” live up to our expectations? We look at the intersection of corporate entertainment, feminism and creativity to find out. Along the way we uncover the creepy secret of how your binge watching is being tracked by telephone surveillance.

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