Saturday, March 2, 2024

Areesha Khan

Areesha Khan works as a research assistant at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.

Making a deal: Sexualization and dehumanization of Muslim women

(Warning: Abusive texts are quoted in this article. It might be triggering for some readers.) The spectacle of the auctioning of Muslim women online...

A Wednesday (2008): Locating popular conceptualization of Indian middle class

Since the liberalization of the Indian economy, the middle class has only heard of the promises of the Neoliberal state made to them and...
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Lolita in memoirs

Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi is a book that speaks such volumes to the reader that she would not read but rather devour it. One can call it whatever she sees the most in the book, either a political or a literary analysis or just a detailed account of the experiences of a passionate Professor of English Literature in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

If not as Muslims then as what?

I agree that the concerns over solidarity are genuine and need to be addressed but in an attempt to reach at it we all must try to break misconceptions instead of building up new.
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