By Day, By Night.
Volume 26 Issue 1
Canada supports one of the most expensive education systems in the world; yet four out of 10 graduates from […]
“À leurs yeux, nous n’étions pas humains.” Le début d’un procès historique: le général Efraín Rios Montt accusé de génocide […]
Dominique Normand provides us with eight pieces of art and four answers to questions posed by Serai’s Nilambri Ghai.
This document, Kastevæsenet, was written in Danish by Johanne Nielsen, who was born in November 1873, in Fiolstraede, a district […]
“Il est comme un chauffeur de taxi!” Which means he could be Black, Haitian, Iranian, incomprehensible, immigrant, shifty, or that […]
There have been several exemplary articles over the last couple of months challenging and exposing a euro and ethno-centric point […]
This edition of Montreal Serai is about “Class, Caste, and Cultural Labels.” Once again class has become a central social […]
I woke from nightmare into the vast bed.
A good friend recently reminded me of how I behaved at the Cancun bus station in 1991 when we travelled […]
Phula did not look tall enough for a twelve-year-old, but that was the age she went by.
It is generally accepted that the term caste as applied in India was introduced by the Portuguese when they established […]
Accordion I passed a man playing accordion on a park bench filling the thick afternoon sunshine with strands that made me homesick […]
It’s Tuesday night in the back room of le Cagibi, a café in the Mile End neighborhood of Montreal […]
In the early 20th century, an enlightened Indian sage named Ramana Maharshi lived at the base of a mountain thought […]
The city, with its street grids, the space given over to cars, to stores or housing or public spaces seems, […]
I love the smell of napalm in the morning.
ROMA In the last heat, little puffs of fog lift off the marsh like white birds, and although she is […]
12 March 2013 In 1876, a number of Saskatchewan Cree and Chipewyan chiefs, faced with starvation due to a decrease […]
This song has been kicking around in my notebook for a while now.
Anne Cimon’s new novella, A Room on the Mountain, (Gemma Books, Greenfield Park, Québec), is a story of grief, following […]
Jennie was seven when she first met Tai, her father’s sister.