Mr. Writer (and his cat, Scratchy)
Mr. Writer (AKA Ahmed H. Sharma) is a Scholar, Blogger and Historian (in-the making). He is also a Citizen Historian for The 1947 Partition Archive, a Writing Intern for AsAm News, and self-proclaimed: Writer and Music, Television & Film Reviewer/Commentator, born and raised in Houston, TX. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of Houston, where he minored in Philosophy. Currently, he resides in San Antonio, TX where he is pursuing a Master’s Degree in History at the University of Texas in San Antonio.
His main research interests are exploring Islamic Communities and Muslim minority movements around the world. Currently he is examining the Nation of Islam’s presence in Metropolitan Cities like New York, Chicago, and Houston and their transition to Sunni/Orthodox Islam.
Other historical areas of interest include: Twentieth Century Race & Ethnicity in the United States (with a concentration on Africana Identity in Islam) and Late Nineteenth & Early Twentieth Century Ethnic and Religious Identity in South Asia, Urban History, Islamic Studies, Contemporary Islamic Thought, African American Studies, History of Emotion, Intellectual History, Historical Memory, Atlantic Piracy, Civil War & Reconstruction Era History, Race & Ethnicity in the United States, Religion & Gender discrimination in the United States, Imperialism, Colonialism and Political Globalization in South Asia and the Middle East, Colorism in the United States & India, and Philosophical History.
His philosophical interests are the study of Ethics, Philosophy of Film, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics, Existentialism and Aesthetics.
However, this is a blog that features more than academic work:
Mr. Writer is also an avid film-buff. He enjoys drama, comedy, crime films, psychological thrillers, romance and lately, the super-hero films Marvel has been releasing. Some of his favorite actors include Robert DeNiro, Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, Michael B. Jordan, Eddie Murphy, Will Ferrell, Amitabh Bachan, Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan, and Chadwick Boseman.
Musical interests include Blues, Rock and Roll, 90’s and late 80’s hip hop and rap music. His favorite artists include but are not limited to: Jack Johnson, N.W.A., Gary Clark Jr., Foo Fighters, Arjit Singh, Sonu Nigam, Baay Bia, Foreigner, Bryan Adams, Rush, Wu-Tang Clan, Anti-Flag, The Weeknd, Michael Jackson, Pink Floyd, Kendrick Lamar, 6lack, Stereophonics, and Anberlin.
When he is not writing, his hobbies include spending time with family, friends, and his cat, reading, watching plays, listening to music, watching and collecting movies.
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