Race and Representation - Margaret Ohia-Nowak

Fulbright Forward - A Diversity Podcast

13-11-2020 • 24 Min.

In this episode, Fulbright Poland alumna Margaret Ohia-Nowak and EUR Diversity Coordinator Susanne Hamscha talk about the representation of Black Polish people in texts and images, discursive discrimination and microaggressions, as well as Black activism in Poland. Margaret Ohia-Nowak is a linguist, human rights activist, and cross-cultural training facilitator. She received a Fulbright grant to conduct research for her dissertation at UC Berkeley  (2012-2014). Her research focuses on the manifestation of racism against black people in language and discourse.