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Risks of Dalit writing: Experiential Notes of a Cursed Writer

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  KK Baburaj Noted Afro-American feminist, Bell Hooks has written an essay titled ‘The Censorship from left and right’. She points out that in American media, dominated by racist Whites, the creative expressions and protests of Blacks face direct and indirect – overt and covert – censorship. Meanwhile, a section among Blacks reproduces the general …

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Revealing the ‘Male Teacher Authority Figure’

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  Nidhin Shobhana  ‘Every Image embodies a way of seeing’ – John Berger. He enters the giant classroom in his crisp white short kurta, he walks with an ease which inspires pensive and fearful silence; he is fair-skinned, well-fed and tall, and he speaks clearly with authority. One of the most powerful images of our …

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Cartoons, Caste and Epistemic Violence (Part 2)

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Nilesh Kumar [This is the second part of his article on caste and epistemic violence. The first part explored how the Ambedkar cartoon in the NCERT text book was a metaphor for epistemic violence. Here, he tries to explain how the cartoon is just one more illustration of how entrenched violence is in academia; one …