Photo Credit: KLGreenNYC Flickr via Compfight cc Today, I am going to analyze few stories in accordance to normative narratives as well as counter disruption of those normative narratives. I would mainly focus on norms of socio-economic status or classism. As stated in book ‘Is every one really equal’ by Ozlem Sensoy and Robin … More Self Analysis: Looking for normative narrative of classism
‘Racism and Whiteness go hand in hand’. This statement act as a disturbing factor especially when it comes from a coloured perspective. Colour has never played an important role in our society. Thereby, their experiences and problems remain in silence among whiteness. Firstly, the problem lies in unacceptance and unacknowledgement from white people. Also, because … More Reading Response 2 :
Image by Kate Stejskal from Pixabay Discovering and learning about self as a person was fascinating in childhood. I was around 3years old, when I first time realized that I was so called ‘cis-girl’. To be specific, it was a summer time. One evening, we had to go to my cousin’s birthday party so … More Self-Story 4: Realization of cis-gender
A story about when I was working at Sobeys as a cashier. One early morning, two young fair-skinned friends came to my till for check out. Being a cashier, I welcomed, “Hi, Good morning! Did you find what you were looking for today?” And I started scanning their food items. Neither of two responded. I … More Edited Self Story2: Can a colour go invisible?
It was a usual bright sunny morning 6am. My mom’s morning routine was to make me ready for my school. I was 10 years old. An auto-rickshaw was about to come for a pickup. So, she had ironed my uniform perfectly, did my hair precisely and polished my shoes neatly. Like always, school uniform seemed … More Self Story 3: How can uniformity portrays an economic status?
Welcome to my story and life experience. Before I jump into story telling, let’s first talk about colour. What is a colour? If we ask a simple question to ourselves what can we answer. Think for a moment. Did you think of a colour as a property of light seen by people. If so, then … More Self Story 2: What colours are meant for?
After getting married when I first time moved to reside in Canada, it was October, the Fall. Wait! Did I even know season Fall back then? I already felt like Winter, even in my heart. Moving to a new country leaving behind my loved-ones, it was like a stagnant Winter where cool breeze loses its … More Self-Story1: Finding true self is a home