“Coz I really wanna know…”
“Who Are You?” is an ongoing series that asks members of Culture on the Edge to reflect on one of their own many identities (whether national, gendered, racial, familial, professional, etc.), theorizing at the same time the self-identification that they each chose to discuss.
For it is our contention that claiming to be something, i.e., experiencing oneself as a certain sort of something and being treated by others as a member of a certain sort of group, does not prevent one from examining, and thereby making evident, the devises and situations that made it possible to make such claims or to have such claims made about you. After all, sooner or later, we are our own data.
So, come on and tell me…