A woman and her partner often face harassment when going out together in their local area. How should they respond? they wonder. Ebun offers some advice.
Author Archives: Ebun Joseph
Ebun Joseph is the module coordinator in UCD of the first Black Studies module in Ireland. She lectures on race, migration, social policy and equality. She is a career-development specialist, author and chairperson of the African Scholars Association Ireland (AfSAI). She is a citizen of both Nigeria and Ireland, and has lived in Ireland for more than 17 years.
Ebun: On Responding to Subtle Acts of Discrimination
“What should I do if an employee of a venue treats me unprofessionally as organiser of a cultural event, because she doesn’t like other cultures?” a reader asks. Ebun offers advice.
Ebun: Here’s How to Be a Good Ally to People Facing Discrimination
When confronted with irrefutable data from Census statistics about groups that are marginalised in Ireland, people regularly ask me what they can do to help, writes a UCD lecturer.
Ebun: On How to Have Constructive Conversations about Race with Irish People
A reader asks how to make conversations about race relevant here, given Ireland has a different history to the US or Canada, say. Ebun offers some advice.
Ebun: On Having Constructive Conversations about Race with White People
After living in a more diverse place, a reader asks how to broach conversations about race back home in Ireland, with people less accustomed to having them. Ebun offers some advice.
Ebun: How Reaction GIFs Perpetuate Racial Stereotypes
“Being an anxious liberal I worried about whether there is a fine line between wholesome giffing and, well, minstrelsy,” a reader wrote. There is, writes our advice columnist.
Ebun: On Irish Drinking Culture, Assimilation and “Passing”
A reader asked to what extent Irish drinking culture is something non-Irish need to adopt in order to integrate. Ebun offers some advice.