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Alienation through education

John Edgar Wideman, in a talk this weekend at the literature festival Écrivains du Monde organized by Columbia University Centre in Paris, mentioned the gap he felt in his literature classes while studying at the University of Pennsylvania. There was no … Continue reading

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The Other Part of Racism

I remember last summer, when my family was having the usual union at our home in Ahmedabad, when one of my neighbors found time to indicate to my mom the absence of curves on my body. I have had other … Continue reading

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Between structures and agencies

On one hand, there is a container without the contained, and then on the other side, there is the water free-flowing without the container. With no form at all, the water free-falls into infinity without its absolute enthusiasm being harnessed … Continue reading

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The story of Brain-Drain

So the Brits came to India, and left the strongest cultural element: English! India lives in English, with our country claiming to have an English-speaking newspaper with highest readership in the world in the said language. The so-called “Northerners” communicate … Continue reading

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