Dr 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: 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.