April 28, 2015
Time has come. Today, we mourn our loss as we celebrate his life and honor his legacy. With deep sadness, we say farewell to Tesfamariam...
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April 14, 2015
African Literature...Says Who? The Last 50 Years with Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Kenyan born and internationally acclaimed, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o is the...
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March 19, 2015
Today marks the fifty-third anniversary of the end of the Algerian fight for independence. On March 19, 1962 the seven-year, four-month war...
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February 7, 2015
It is impossible to encapsulate the life and work of someone as prolific and influential as beloved Algerian novelist Assia Djebar. Her...
Literature
February 3, 2015
The Maoist rebels entered Khaireni after dinnertime. The dim filament lights that dangled from veranda roofs turned off one by one as the...
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January 30, 2015
The Jaipur Literature Festival boasts the privilege of being the largest free literary festival in the world. Founded in 2006, the festival...
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January 29, 2015
We make snap judgments about others on a day-to-day basis whether we realize it or not. We do this partially because of our wiring for...
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January 2, 2015
Albanian poet Migjeni's short prose piece heralding the new year in 1937, only one year before his untimely death at the young age of 27...
Poetry
December 19, 2014
Editor's Introduction Najwa Ali’s poem, “If shore, then traffic” seems to apply itself to the reader just at that point where perception...