Episode 24 - Multiculturism - A Performative Distraction

In this episode, Carey DeMichelis & Bea Jolley delve into the Canadian rhetoric of multiculturalism. The Kitchen Table discusses what multicultural discourses miss and mask. And we are joined by Tiffany King, Assistant Professor at the University of Georgia in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Michael Dumas, Assistant Professor at the University of California, Berkeley in the Graduate School of Education and the African American Studies Department.

 

Meet Our Guests

Dr. King, Dr. Dumas, and the Kitchen Table draw our attention to the ways that performances of multiculturalism serve as a distraction from the changes needed and desired for and by Black and Indigenous peoples.