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On the importance of memoirs

I just finished reading Leila Ahmed's A Border Passage last night. For those of you familiar with Leila Ahmed, you're probably thinking "Oh no!" or "Right on!" For those unfamiliar, Leila Ahmed is a controversial figure within Islamic Studies scholarship. Or maybe just with Muslims. I don't know. I honestly haven't really read too much… Continue reading On the importance of memoirs

Culture & Society · Education & Career · Recollections & Reflections

I’m finally the girl I used to wish I could be

It's been a rainy weekend. Rain, I know, is essential for living. Not just for you and for me, but for the cows... and I guess, for all the other non-cow beings in the world. But without rain, there would be no cows! And without cows, well, this blog would not exist and neither would… Continue reading I’m finally the girl I used to wish I could be