‘Black’ and ‘White’ versions of me: A Discussion of writers’ responses to depictions of race and ethnicity in history texts and culture (A slightly altered version of this essay was recently handed in as an MA essay and has been given an ‘A’ grade.)

A discussion on Binary perceptions of difference in historical texts and personal history

Finished Essay – The Age of the Imagination? Past and Future Dissolved? Post truth Truth; Should I be incensed? Or is this a case of “a little knowledge being a dangerous thing”? – partly a response to Will Self’s deriding humanities on A Point of View @radio4 #humanities #theory – work in progress #Mental Health

On Friday evening, I listened to the end of A Point of View; Will Self pontificating about the pointlessness of theory and its uses in the humanities, and the pointlessness of academic interrogation, culminating in his usual polemic stance, which is currently anti-humanties; he literally rubbished them; this is ironic, since virtually everybody is writing;Continue reading “Finished Essay – The Age of the Imagination? Past and Future Dissolved? Post truth Truth; Should I be incensed? Or is this a case of “a little knowledge being a dangerous thing”? – partly a response to Will Self’s deriding humanities on A Point of View @radio4 #humanities #theory – work in progress #Mental Health”

work in progress – Imperfect Beauty, Imperfect Writing, Imperfect Love – On Beauty, Identity and Creativity: Is beauty active or passive? #essay #beauty #gender politics #stereotyping #binaries #literature #writing #LiteraryR

via work in progress – Imperfect Beauty, Imperfect Writing, Imperfect Love – On Beauty, Identity and Creativity: Is beauty active or passive? #essay #beauty #gender politics #stereotyping #binaries #literature #writing #LiteraryR

On Perspective, Prejudice and Stereotyping

I’ve been thinking a great deal about perspective. The other day a colleague was telling me about her plans for the weekend and happened to mention her mother. She told me her mother was old and then told me she was in her 70s. My mother won’t mind me telling you that she is inContinue reading “On Perspective, Prejudice and Stereotyping”

Roses and Brimstone

❧ A Little Heart With Extraordinary Passion

roads bel travelled

Exploring open roads without breaking the bank

Africa Haiku Network

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