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Maandeeq

#AskMaandeeq: Things We Wish We Knew in University
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#AskMaandeeq: Things We Wish We Knew in University

Following our podcast this month on Somali experiences in higher education, we decided to ask some of our contributors a question that figured prominently in the discussion: What do you wish you knew in university? Here are some of the responses. *** My advice to young Somalis is: be yourself. There’s an assumption that you have to be polished and refined when you enter college/uni....

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17 Dec 2016
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Episode 10: Surviving the Ivory Tower

In this episode we discuss Ilhan Omar’s historic victory, K’Naan’s HBO series, what Donald Trump had to say about us, Somali experiences in education, the things we wish we knew in college, and more.

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13 Dec 2016
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Episode 9: The Sensationalized Somali (Part 2)

In this episode, as follow up on an earlier published article titled ’The Sensationalized Somali: Anti-Blackness and Islamophobia in Toronto’s Media”, we discuss in more depth the recently released ‘This is Dixon’ VICE documentary. Guests speak candidly on the real-life impact of parachute journalism on Somalis living in Canada.  

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10 Aug 2016
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Episode 7: Framing Terrorism

In this episode, we discuss a British run dhaqan celis camp in Wales; #cadaanstudies as an analytic to question and disrupt the narratives of the ‘war on terror’; deaf advocacy in the Somali community, and more.

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29 Feb 2016
Open for Submissions
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Open for Submissions

Maandeeq is always looking for original and innovative content. Our posts typically average 600-800 words. Take a look at the Maandeeq manifesto, blog posts and podcasts to get a sense of our style and audience: knowledgeable but accessible, informative, and critical. Our contributors identify as Somali, and write about a diverse array of topics relating to the Somali territories and diaspora. We encourage you to...

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17 Jan 2016
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Podcast Episode 5: Somalis in Pop Culture

In this episode, we discuss Somali representations in media and pop culture, Drake and East African girls, the challenges of pursuing creative careers, why it’s important to have the confidence of mediocre white men, and more.  

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25 Nov 2015
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