Month: November 2009

Review of Speaking for Myself: An Anthology of Asian Women’s Writings

Last week, I made a bit of a fuss about how to refer to Afghans.  I was a little tired of people referring to Afghans as Afghani or Afghanistani.  Writer, Neesha Meminger, saw my post to the SAWCC listserve and  was kind enough to give me some ranting space and published the  email on her […]


Week in Review Oct. 23-Oct. 27: Afghan Voices

The City University of New York hosted three panels featuring Afghan/Afghan-American activists, writers, and poets. These four days were some of the most transformative days for me. Afghan and Afghan-American experiences differing and sometimes disagreeing with one another is not always seen. I was very fortunate to have co-curated these panels with Padmini Biswas for […]