Tag Archives: Orientalism

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 dichotomy of the Modern and the Traditional

I have pondered too much on the future possibilities of my time on earth. One of the possibilities that I have considered – besides of course fulfilling my duty as a reproductive member of the society – is the great … Continue reading

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