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Yasmin Jiwani

Yasmin Jiwani, Communication Studies
Dr. Jiwani is a trailblazer in the Concordia community for her work on anti-racist and anti-sexist manifestations of power. She is a devoted mentor to her graduate students, a relentless advocate for marginalized peoples and a phenomenal public scholar.
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Yasmin Jiwani, Communication Studies

Yasmin Jiwani is a professor in Concordia’s Department of Communication Studies. She is the author of Discourses of Denial: Mediations of Race, Gender and Violence, and co-editor of Girlhood, Redefining the Limits, and Faces of Violence in the Lives of Girls.

Her work has appeared in a wide variety of journals and anthologies. Her research interests include mediations of race, gender and violence in the press, as well as representations of women of colour in popular media. She is currently the Concordia University Research Chair in Intersectionality, Violence and Resistance.

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