A workshop from USask Writing Centre tutor Hannah Tran. Anti-racist writing involves thinking about the perspectives, peoples, and groups that might be excluded and harmed through word choice. This workshop covers the current appropriate terminology surrounding Black Peoples, Indigenous Peoples, and People(s) of Colour (BIPOC), how to engage in anti-racist writing within different citation styles, and how different grammatical structures including tense, capitalization, pluralization, and possessives affect academic conversations about BIPOC.
A workshop from USask Writing Centre tutors Carolina DeBarros and Juno Raine.
Language and word use is often biased toward dichotomous gender (male and female). Do you want to learn how to avoid gender bias in your written and spoken language? This workshop covers the use of nouns, pronouns, and titles, and teaches you how to navigate your professors' expectations.
Advice on culturally appropriate publishing practices, including how to collaborate with Indigenous Peoples, when and how to seek the advice of Elders, and how to respect Indigenous Oral Traditions and Traditional Knowledge.
Terminology to use and to avoid.
Advice on specific editing issues, such as biased language, capitalization, and
quoting from historical sources and archives.
Case studies of projects that illustrate best practices."