Dr. Heather Howard publishes in Syndemic Magazine

Department of Anthropology associate professor Dr. Heather Howard recently published an article in Syndemic Magazine. The article is titled “First Nations, Contagion, and Canada: The Lineages of Pandemic Colonialism the Americas.” In examining the pandemic’s ties to colonialism, the article states: “If the overall “trick” of settler colonialism is to convince settlers they are natives of the lands they subjugate, in the pandemic a further trick consists of treating colonialism’s consequences as so many particular cases of “disparities,” “susceptibilities,” or “local emergencies.” What might be called a syndemic clustering of settler colonialism, systemic racism and gender discrimination has been systematically obscured.”

Read the full article at: https://syndemic.ca/2022/04/25/article-2/