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Yasmin Jiwani is a full professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University in Montreal. She is the author of Discourses of Denial: Mediations of Race, Gender and Violence, as well as co-editor of Girlhood: Redefining the Limits, and Faces of Violence in the Lives of Girls. Her work has appeared in a wide variety of journals and anthologies. Her research interests include mediations of race, gender and violence in the press, as well as representations of women of colour in popular media. She is currently the Concordia University Research Chair in Intersectionality, Violence and Resistance.