KOLKATA: Eminent scholar Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak said her teachers at the erstwhile Presidency College helped her to "elaborate" on what she read, rather than "merely apply" or "follow" them. She was addressing Monday morning's session, titled ... Times of India, 1 week ago
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Best known as a post colonial theorist, Gayatri Spivak was born in 1942 Calcutta, West Bengal to a middle class family. Described as a para-disciplinary, ethical philosopher though her early career also included applied deconstruction, Spivak rose ...Counter Currents, 1 month ago
Aussies enjoy a highly positive reputation overseas. We're known for being friendly, easygoing and rugged — all qualities required to confront the daily incursion of wild animals, poisonous spiders, and stealthy drop-bears. We're known for a ...Eureka Street, 4 days ago
Kolkata, January 18 (IBNS): The right to dream should be a fundamental right for every citizen believed late author and social activist Mahasweta Devi. This and other interesting bits about Mahasweta Devi's life and writings came to light at the ...India Blooms, 6 days ago Kolkata Literary Festival begins from January 15 HT Syndication, 2 weeks ago Appejay Kolkata Literary Festival starts from January 15 Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
Jan. 16: Three remarkable women featured in the first session of the Global Education Summit held at Presidency University today. The day's theme was "The Future of Languages". The education summit is being organised to mark 200 years of ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 week ago
Moroccan author Asma Lamrabet is used to multi-tasking mixing her writing with a career in medicine but perhaps her most noteworthy balancing act is being both a faithful Muslim and a committed feminist. A tireless advocate for gender equality ...Mail & Guardian Africa, 1 week ago Asma Lamrabet: Morocco's Muslim feminist polymath Arabstoday.net, 1 week ago
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IBNS): Kolkata and the Hooghly river flowing to the west together symbolise inclusiveness in today's world of exclusiveness, the reason why the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF 2017) organisers chose to announce the programme ...India Blooms, 1 week ago
From the day of its foundation in 1817 as Hindu College, later rechristened as Presidency College in 1855 and Presidency University in 2010, this hallowed institution strode the path as colossus, presenting the world academicians par excellence.NetIndia123.com, 2 weeks ago
By EVAN MWANGI More by this Author My dog Sigmund and I have of late been reading a lot of Swahili literature and its translations for some short projects we are working on. Sigmund likes in Swahili novels and poetry what he calls, in the voice ...Daily Nation, 2 weeks ago
As Margaret Cho (pictured) told Bobby Lee, it's time for Asian-Americans to be making their own stories. Valerie Macon/AFP/ This article originally appeared in Vulture . Late last week, Margaret Cho went on Bobby Lee's podcast ...Slate Magazine, 3 weeks ago
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