Decolonising the Curriculum: A GTA’s Perspective

This guest post is part of our continuous GTA series, where current and former graduate teaching assistants across Scottish HEIs discuss their experiences, thoughts and/or concerns about GTA practice. Here, University of Glasgow PhD researcher Kevin Leomo discusses his experiences with decolonising curriculums as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and explains how we can all make … Continue reading Decolonising the Curriculum: A GTA’s Perspective

How to Be an International Scholar (Even While Staying Home)

In this guest post, University of Edinburgh PhD researcher Vesna Curlic explains the importance of internationalisation in our research and practice, and gives advice on how to apply a global mindset to our work. What does it mean to be an international researcher? This, like most questions that academics deal with, is a question that … Continue reading How to Be an International Scholar (Even While Staying Home)

Where Did All the Jewish Superheroes Go? The Changing Narrative of Character Backgrounds in Superhero Adaptations

In this guest post, University of Glasgow PhD researcher Jordanna Conn explores how adaptations of comic books to film and TV shows, particularly within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, tend to leave behind or retcon important details of characters' lives or backgrounds, heavily impacting the Jewishness of specific characters. You can read more about Jordanna and … Continue reading Where Did All the Jewish Superheroes Go? The Changing Narrative of Character Backgrounds in Superhero Adaptations