[Air-L] recent posts

Jessie Daniels jessiedanielsnyc at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 08:42:07 PDT 2007


I study connections between the Internet and racism, I'd have to agree with
Barry that these don't seem apparent in this thread.   I also feel compelled
to invite those of you interested in continuing the offlist discussion of
Watson, or racism more generally, to visit the blog William mentioned at the
top of this thread, RacismReview.com <http://www.racismreview.com>, a group
blog hosted by two sociologists: Joe R. Feagin, and me, Jessie Daniels.

/end of shameless plug.

~ Jessie Daniels
CUNY-Hunter College
http://www.jessiedanielsphd.com



On 10/25/07, William Bain <willronb at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> Basically in reply to the posts suggesting that we should drop the string
> discussing David Watson's allegedly racist comments, I just wanted to note a
> couple of things. First, since I started the discussion, I don't feel like I
> should let this go without saying something. Second, and the main thing I
> wanted to say now: please recall that I did note that Watson had made a
> retraction, so that, in part, in large part, I thought the remainder of the
> discussion would be anti-racist comments and scientific examination of
> things related. I.e., not continuing naming. Finally, if the consensus is
> to stop talking about it, I'd just like to note that with anyone interested
> in exporing the last post of mine, I'd be hapypy to do so offlist. It is, as
> I obviously feel and as someone (sorry not to remember the name) suggested,
> not uninteresting. Finallly finally, it certainly wasn't my intention and
> isn't now to offend or go after anyone. I admire the work of the people I
> was answering,
> some of whom have put up info on internet research, software, philosophy
> and stuff that has helmeped my own work quite a lot. I was going to go on
> here and say something about "the type of criticism I do" etc etc, but I've
> lost my notes and anyway I said a couple of things. In the interest of
> democracy.
>
>   Peace, Will
>
>
>
> William Bain
> PhD Student
> Comparative Literature
> Department of Spanish Philology
> Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
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