Joined 13 months ago from East Coast, USA
Melanie Stark is a pen name for Wendy Wilson. She is a social anthropologist, Associate Professor, and Chair of Africana Studies at a small east coast private liberal arts college. With publications in academic journals and edited collections, as well as monographs, her research and writing concern themes of exclusivity, inclusion, marginalization, and difference. Wendy speaks French, Spanish, several West African languages, and some Arabic. She loves travel.
13 months ago
Many people who go to France, including myself, have experienced what they thought of as derision, haughtiness, or downright meanness, from CDG airport or Orly to the streets of the 8th arrondissement. What's that about? Perspective makes a difference.
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