- Rotunda at the #Wisconsin Capitol. Linking the struggles. #WIunion #BlackLivesMatter http://t.co/1ihHA15N5M @CriticalReading #Jani2367 5 days ago
- And now starting Monday we get to Angela Davis, "Women, Race, and Class." Get ready to be educated #jani2367 1 week ago
- RT @ProfKori: AUDIO from #BlackLivesMatter solidarity at #MLA15, #Ferguson2MLA bit.ly/1AiFnT5 H/T @pranavjani @WoodsonUVA @roopika… 2 weeks ago
- FBI monitored and critiqued African American writers for decades. See the reference to Claude McKay. gu.com/p/45jke/stw #Jani2367 2 weeks ago
- A real privilege to hear these activists for Palestine. Parents turning grief to organizing. #RachelCorrie http://t.co/w0YPLZ5Ivp 2 weeks ago
Author Archives: Pranav Jani
The Jamhuriyat Road to Taksim Square: Shilpi Suneja.
Thanks to Keegan O’Brien for this powerful photo — which is part of a series: http://principlepictures.com/blog/2013/04/16/to-boston-from-kabul-with-love/ Blood has no national identification. Our capacity for empathy and solidarity is massive, and always must expand beyond the nationality of the victims.
This morning when I opened my inbox I got an excellent reminder of who teachers really are and what they/we do. The first line of the email to parents, written at 2am, says it all: ‘I want to let you … Continue reading
In Half of a Yellow Sun by Adichie, a character writes that the post-1884 British colonizers of what became Nigeria preferred the North over the South because of the weather — but also because: “‘the Hausa-Fulani were narrow featured and … Continue reading
At one point this morning, I had two FB pages open and a Gmail window to sync my calender to my mobile. I was responding to a note when two chats appeared on my screen at the same time. My … Continue reading
I’m giving a paper at the 2012 South Asia Conference in Madison. That’s right, a literature guy amongst the social scientists. I’ll try to keep up… The panel is “Reading the Revolutionaries,” on Indian revolutionaries of the 1920s and 1930s. … Continue reading
This post is part of a series of posts on my Delhi trip last year. I had promised a detailed, regular snapshot of my year in India — and what have I given you instead? Nothing better than a few … Continue reading
This post is part of a series of posts on my Delhi trip last year. Delhi High Court was bombed on Wednesday, killing 11 and injuring over 70. Deep sympathies to the victims and their families. *** Sometime in last … Continue reading