Carnegie Mellon University’s denouncing of Uju Anya’s tweet about the Queen shows that universities need to do much more the support racialized faculty.
Reaction to criticism of the monarchy shows that universities need to do much more to support racialized faculty and staff.
After the death of Queen Elizabeth, questions arise about whose life gets mourned and who does not. Here is the Queen with the Guards of Honour in Nigeria, Dec. 3, 2003, for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
(AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
In the middle of the tremendous outpouring of love and grief for the Queen and the monarchy she represented, not everyone wants to take a moment of silence. And there are a lot of reasons why.
King Charles and Prince William arrive for Queen Elizabeth’s committal service at Windsor Castle on Sept. 19, 2022.
(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, Pool)
Whatever Queen Elizabeth’s personal qualities, it’s time to determine how the monarchy fits Canada’s current situation as an independent country and its aspirations for the future.
Poets once wrote their verse in “blood” or “wounds” when a king or queen died. On the eve of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, what has happened to the epic art of elegy?
People file past the Queen’s coffin in St Giles’ church, Edinburgh.
Queen Elizabeth’s funeral will maintain all the traditions of previous royal funerals but will have some new additions to ease the new sovereign in.
It was widely understood to be in the works, but king Charles announced that his son would take on his previous title without formally informing the first minister of Wales.
There have been three before him, none of whom are exactly the model for a successful reign.
Following her death, a giant image of Queen Elizabeth II was displayed in Piccadilly Circus, London – a spot typically reserved for major brand advertisements.
James Boardman/Alamy Live
Queen Elizabeth II headed up an impressive global brand, the new king must maintain this success
King Charles I’s reign ended in execution and an English republic.
Anthony Van Dyck/Wikimedia Commons
King Charles III has been praised for keeping it simple by choosing to reign under his own name. But the royal name of Charles comes with some heavy historical baggage.
The investiture ceremony of Charles as Prince of Wales at Caernarfon Castle, 1969.
Trinity Mirror/Mirrorpix/Alamy Stock Photo
The UK crown has developed from absolute power to a ‘constitutional monarchy’. Here’s what other countries do.
Queen Elizabeth II during a 1983 tour of California.
George Rose/Getty Images
The new queen was a subversive model for American women of the 1950s, and many traveled to London for her coronation. Their daughters and granddaughters will be among those mourning the monarch’s death.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Governor-General David Hurley will fly to London for events marking the passing of Queen Elizabeth, culminating in her funeral at Westminster Abbey. Next week’s sitting…
Legally, there does not need to be anything done in Australia to result in the change from queen to king. That happens automatically.
Queen Elizabeth’s eldest son has waited a long time to be king. Now, he is charged with holding the popular imagination after the death of his beloved mother.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip drive down Victoria Park racecourse, in Adelaide, 1963.
The queen’s visits to Australia from 1954 to 2011 offer a snapshot of the changing relationship Australians have had with their sovereign and with the monarchy.
The Queen in Manitoba during a 1970 royal tour.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Bregg
Queen Elizabeth harnessed goodwill from Canadians mostly as an individual, rather than as the hereditary head of an institution. But her death will lead to debate about the relevance of the monarchy.
Basotho men wearing the traditional blankets during the annual horse race held on the king’s birthday.
Lesotho has done a good job of curbing the powers of its monarch and making its electoral system inclusive.
Succession has long been the weak link in the system of hereditary monarchy. Perhaps it may be time for Australia to reconsider the place of the monarchy in our own political system.
Trinity Mirror / Mirrorpix / Alamy
The monarch is the head of the Church of England but as Britain has become more diverse so has the approach to religion in jubilees.
The screen in Piccadilly Circus is lit to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the throne.
(AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
This year’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations will draw on traditions that have bolstered support for monarchs since the early 1800s — it could help this year’s celebrations succeed again.