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Yasmin Jiwani

Yasmin Jiwani is a full Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. Her research interests include mediations of race, gender, and violence in the context of war stories, press reporting of sexual violence and femicide, as well as representations of women of colour in popular television programs.

She is the author of Discourses of Denial: Mediations of Race, Gender and Violence (University of British Columbia Press, 2006), lead co-editor of Girlhood, Redefining the Limits (Black Rose Books, 2006), and co-editor of Faces of Violence in the Lives of Girls (Althouse Press, 2014).

Professor Jiwani was recently appointed the Concordia University Research Chair on Intersectionality, Violence and Resistance.