Hector Vila: Reading Edward Said in Rwanda

I’ve never sidestepped the realities of students’ lives, no teacher can, and shouldn’t — I could, however, work alongside students to locate their lived experiences in an academic setting, exposing them to the language of exile, and thus initiate an exploration of their place in an always changing, hostile world.

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