Lyndsey Beutin

Lyndsey Beutin is Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and Media Arts at McMaster University and Visiting Research Scholar in African American Studies at Princeton University (2023-24). Her research focuses on the racial politics of media, technology, and social justice activism. She is the author of Trafficking in Antiblackness: Modern-Day Slavery, White Indemnity, and Racial Justice (Duke, 2023). She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2001 and has been an early adopter of many terrible diabetes technologies, including the first generation of continuous glucose monitors.

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Toward Sick Futurity: Ill wisdom for liberation

Toward Sick Futurity: Ill wisdom for liberation


In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, North Americans became familiar with the idea that people with underlying conditions were at increased risk for severe COVID infections. Talk of underlying conditions was a constant refrain across news media, public health missives, and social media posts. “Underlying conditions” became an awareness campaign, it became a […]