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Dave Hickey, the totemic cultural critic whose quick-witted work both democratized and split the art world in two, has died at the age of 82. Hickey died in his Santa Fe, New Mexico home. The cause of death was heart disease. Armed with humor, a deep intellect, and an alchemical ability to mix up and …

Poet and author Robert Bly (R) is shown with fellow American literary figure Coleman Barks (L) during a ceremony at the University of Tehran in Iran on May 17, 2006. Bly died on Sunday at the age of 94 years old. File photo by Mohammad Kheirkhah / UPI | License photo November 22 (UPI) – …

His name and his project have been everywhere. Nikole Hannah-Jones is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist who covers racial injustice for the New York Times Magazine. She is the creator of the landmark The 1619 project – an ongoing initiative that began with the 400th anniversary of the start of American slavery. The Project 1619 …

Abdurraqib has also earned praise from organizers of local activist groups, like the Juvenile Justice Coalition and Black Queer & Intersectional Collective, who say that social awareness in his work is something that also appears in his life. He has been a regular at protests against police brutality, they said, and is happy to speak …

It’s hard, but not impossible, to remember when Twyla Tharp was seen as some kind of bomb thrower. When Deuce Coupé premiered at the New York City Center in 1973, the New York Times wrote, “Twyla Tharp does a piece for the spring season of City Center Joffrey Ballet, and the dance world is amazed. …

Shantha succumbed to cancer on Tuesday morning while in Delhi to receive the award Writer Balan Putheri, one of the Padma Shri recipients for 2021, couldn’t smile when he accepted the honor from President Ramnath Kovind in New Delhi on Tuesday. The pyre of his wife, Shantha Kadavath, was still smoldering when Mr. Balan received …

“Gosha-e-Rasheed” was created in memory of the famous novelist, researcher, critic and renowned professor of Urdu literature, Dr Rasheed Amjad at the International Islamic University of Islamabad (IIUI) ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – November 8, 2021): “Gosha-e-Rasheed” was created in memory of the famous novelist, researcher, critic and renowned professor of Urdu literature, …

November 6, 2021 A YOUNG WOMAN holds a book and smiles. “This is the first day I read ‘The Song of Achilles’,” she said. The video advances. “And that,” she moaned, her face stained with tears, “I’m the one finishing it off.” Another clip, titled “Books That Will Make You SOB,” features written notes about …

A call for contributions via RelCFP: Hello everyone. I am editing a series with Rowman & Littlefield / Lexington on a series of academic books critically analyzing elements of Jewish science fiction and fantasy (this is the title of the series). https://rowman.com/action/series/les/lexjsf As such, I would like authors with concepts to write about. So far …