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REENA VIRK (1983-1997): A POEM AND ROUNDTABLE IN REMEMBRANCE

Reena Virk, a 14 year old South Asian girl living in British Columbia, Canada was murdered in a racist attack by schoolmates in 1997. Today, November 14 2014, makes it 17 years since Reena was killed. The poem Reena is … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING REENA VIRK: INTERVIEW WITH DR. MYTHILI RAJIVA, CO-EDITOR OF “REENA VIRK: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON A CANADIAN MURDER”

Mythili Rajiva is associate professor of Sociology at Saint Mary’s University (Halifax, Nova Scotia). Her research focuses on girlhood, the Canadian South Asian diaspora, and racialized identities. Her work has appeared in such journals as The Canadian Review of Sociology, … Continue reading

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