I'm proud to have co-written the following with Katucha Bento: Spoken Gems: When academia meets self-care - a conversational pieceDownload I love writing with people - it's the back and forth, the call and response, building across different knowledges and lived experiences; it always creates something beautiful, exciting and different. And this feels like the most … Continue reading New article with Katucha Bento: Closing this site and letting go
In my latest article, I work through my tension with being asked to explain the need to decentre whiteness to those who consistently use feminism (and intersectionality) to maintain logics of white supremacy.
New blog post on feminist review: Covid-19 and Cancer
In October 2017, I submitted the final corrections for my PhD on the clothing practices of Black Muslim women in Britain: it can now be accessed here. Acknowledgements There are so many people who have helped me to develop a space from which this thesis could be written. I’m sure to miss out on some … Continue reading PhD Thesis available online
I am excited to announce that my latest article "Throwing our bodies against the white background of academia" has been published by Area as part of their Ethics feature. This paper addresses the difficulty of conducting research about non‐white racialised persons while working within predominantly white academic institutions. The thinking behind this paper can be traced back … Continue reading ‘Throwing our bodies against a white background’: Article published
On Saturday 10th November, we (Remi Joseph-Salisbury, Beth Kamunge and I) had a launch event for our new edited collection, The Fire Now: anti-racist scholarship in times of explicit racial violence. We got to hear from some of the contributors to this book, as well as engage in a discussion with Lowkey and Professor Akwugo Emejulu … Continue reading The Fire Now is out!
I'm really excited to contribute to Cut From The Same Cloth, an edited collection that centres the voices of British Muslim women and speaks of our hopes, fears, angers and joys. Recently, Channel 4 made the (unsurprising) decision to run a programme called My Week As a Muslim, where they took an 'ordinary' white woman (cos lord … Continue reading Writing our own stories: Cut From the Same Cloth
I am proud that my article on the potential within understanding how Black Muslim women get comfortable to feel at home has been published by Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal for Feminist Geography. To access the article, please click here. Abstract This article explores the role of comfort as an affective encounter across bodies, … Continue reading ‘Getting Comfortable to feel at home’ – article published