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KARACHI: The Pakistan Arts Council Karachi hosted an event in its Josh Malihabadi library on Tuesday evening to pay tribute to the famous Indian literary critic, playwright and poet, Professor Shamim Hanfi, who died on May 6 of this year. Indian poet Ranjit Singh Chohan, who joined the online debates, was the first speaker. He …

The team behind a controversial new take on a Bridport landmark believe it has won community support – following a feedback poll. The Bridport Area Development Trust (BADT) revealed the results of a survey that invited comment on its proposals for the Literary and Scientific Institute (LSi) in East Street. The new plans for LSi …

The keepers – mostly white – dictate what constitutes beauty, elegance and celebration. Racism is so ingrained in American culture, how can you sew a life without its construction? “You can’t take away where we came from to understand where we are,” said Virgil Abloh during an intimate discussion at the Institute of Contemporary Art …

Our struggle could be the “worst podcast idea ever,” said John Phipps in The spectator. In it, our two young American animators, Lauren Teixeira and Drew Ohringer, discuss with their guests the Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard, and his “six-book memoir-cum-roman-cum-lawsuit-magnet” My battle. It sounds a bit niche, but this “hip and funny” podcast has …

Lauren Berlant, a deeply influential American scholar and cultural critic known for her rigorous and playful explorations of intimacy, citizenship and affect, died on June 28 at the age of 63 from an Cancer. The news was announced by Duke University Press. Since 1984, George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor of English at the University …

Armed and bombed suicide attack at Ataturk airport June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) according to the Gregorian calendar. There are 186 days left until the end of the year. Railways June 28, 1855 The Ottoman Empire borrows for the first time. 4 million UK gold loans were …

TEHRAN – The book by German philosopher Martin Heidegger “Parmenides” has been published in Persian. The Tehran-based Organization for Research and Writing of University Textbooks in the Humanities is the publisher of the book translated into Persian by Taleb Jaberi. “Parmenides”, a lecture given by Heidegger at the University of Friborg in 1942-1943, presents a …

A leather lounge chair. (Photo by H. Lefebvre / ClassicStock / Getty Images) Early last week, I was lying on my couch reading a passage from Janet Malcolm’s 1980 report on the characters in and around the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, Psychoanalysis: the impossible profession, to my boyfriend as he sat behind me in a …

– We were able to relaunch elsewhere – said Małgorzata Szydłowska, co-founder, with Bartosz Szydłowski, of the Łaźnia Nowa initiative. In the renovated building of the old school, next to the theater, there will be a space for artists and residents, and on site there will be workshops, concerts, films, performances, discussions and meetings. literary. …

A recent editorial in the Gujarat Sahitya Akademi newspaper Shabdsrushti coined the term “Literary Naxals” to attack the poem “Shav vahini Ganga” by the poet Amreli Parul Khakhar. Now a strong backlash has emerged from state writers, poets, playwrights, artists, filmmakers, activists and intellectuals. A statement with more than 150 signatories says: “We believe that …