What Kind of Doctor Do I Want to Be?
We can resist the violences we know firsthand, to truly equate teaching and learning with openheartedness, with survival, even with nurture.
This is Dialek :: Dialect, a column by Khairani Barokka on language, culture, and power.
Watch meNever tell me I can’t do anything, ever againTry to hurt me, to stop me, and I’ll come back stronger than you ever imagined
Khairani Barokka is an Indonesian writer and artist in London, whose work has been presented extensively, in fifteen countries. She is Researcher-in-Residence at UAL's Decolonising the Arts Institute, and Modern Poetry in Translation’s Inaugural Poet-In-Residence. Among Okka’s honours, she was an NYU Tisch Departmental Fellow and is a UNFPA Indonesian Young Leader Driving Social Change. Okka is co-editor of STAIRS AND WHISPERS: d/DEAF AND DISABLED POETS WRITE BACK (Nine Arches), author-illustrator of INDIGENOUS SPECIES (Tilted Axis), and author of debut poetry collection ROPE (Nine Arches).
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