On university essays and my obsession with cultural identities and young minds

Ask any of my classmates and they will tell you that for the bulk of my university education I ranted about identity politics, race, and TCKs in our new global age. We're talking about cultural policy? I'd write an essay on language policy. An assessment on cosmopolitanism? I'd write an essay on TCKs. (Similarly, in … Continue reading On university essays and my obsession with cultural identities and young minds

I wanted to but I couldn’t: A short rumination about personal failure inspired by another episode of Game of Thrones

My last post was about the love and honour embedded in the willful act of becoming someone's champion. Today's post is about wanting to do so and failing because this is precisely what happened to Prince Oberyn in Season 4, Episode 8 when he could have won but instead got his head smashed in by Gregor Clegane. … Continue reading I wanted to but I couldn’t: A short rumination about personal failure inspired by another episode of Game of Thrones

I will be your champion: A short rumination about love and honour inspired by a scene from Game of Thrones

Oh lord, I am doing a Game of Thrones related blog post. I didn't see this coming at all! But given my media background, love of writing, and constant commentary of film and TV plus being a millennial who needs to have an opinion of everything on the blogosphere (ha)--- here I am. Background: This past … Continue reading I will be your champion: A short rumination about love and honour inspired by a scene from Game of Thrones