Category Archives: Culture

তোমার যাওয়া হবে না কবি/You Can’t Yet Leave, My Poet

by Shamit Mahbub Shahabuddin English Translation by Awrup Sanyal for তোমার যাওয়া হবে না কবি  আর একটু হাঁটো কবি পথ চলা এখানে থামালে যে চলবে না, আমার তো এখনও অনেক … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

AOD Interviews Kabir Suman — Kobigan, the lost musical heritage of Bengal and more

Kabir Suman, a songwriter, a singer, a musician, a journalist, an author, an activist, and an ex-parliamentarian (Lok Sabha, Parliament of India, 2009-2014), probably needs little introduction. About a quarter century … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 7 Comments

Remembering Historian Amalendu De

It is due to the initiative of Professor Amalendu De that the grave of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain, one of the vanguard thinkers of equity and rationalism in the subcontinent and … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Way of Living Lost In ‘Selfie’ and ‘WhatsApp’

A Way of Living Lost In ‘Selfie’ and ‘WhatApp’ By Garga Chaterjee for Alal O Dulal Our neighbour of many years, Ananda Santra, died yesterday. Anandda kaku lived in our apartment complex in the Chetla locality of Kolkata (Ward Number … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Remembering Garcia Marquez: Latin & Bengali novel, finding the self, or the map of the human apparition

লাতিন ও বাংলা উপন্যাস: আত্মের হদিস কিংবা উপন্যাসে আদমসুরতের নকশা ফারুক ওয়াসিফ যে জগতের গিঁট ছিঁড়ে গেছে, যার মন থেকে মুছে গেছে দুর্ধর্ষ সব কল্পনা, যে হারিয়ে ফেলেছে স্বপ্নজননক্ষমতা, সেই … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

T20 Debate And Narcissism Of Small Differences

Narcissism of Small Differences: Some Comments on the T20 Debate and on Nationalism in the Era of Neoliberal Globalization by Humayun Kabir for Alal O Dulal The ICC T20 World Cup … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · 3 Comments

Liberation through the Gunday lens

Liberation through the Gunday lens By Fahima Durrat for Factual errors made in a fictitious storyline may seem like a trivial matter, but they can hide icebergs. The iceberg … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sexuality as Liberation? The Work of Salvation Narratives in Neoliberal Times

Sexuality as Liberation? The Work of Salvation Narratives in Neoliberal Times By Dina Siddiqi for “[T]he connection between mosques, Muslims and conservative parents is ‘common sense’ in Euro American … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Face of Dipjol

The Face of Dipjol By Arafat Kazi for “Tolowar chalabo ami! Tor Dadima buritar matha kete aaj ami football khelbo. Kothaye? Kothaye Jannat Begum?”

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

আদিবাসী শিশু পড়বে নিজ ভাষাতেই

একুশের সংবাদ: আদিবাসী শিশু পড়বে নিজ ভাষাতেই by Biplob Rahaman for কিছুদিন আগে বিশিষ্ট আদিবাসী গবেষক, চাকমা রাজা দেবাশীষ রায়ের সঙ্গে আলাপ-চারিতা হচ্ছিল আদিবাসী শিশুর মাতৃভাষায় লেখাপড়ার বিষয়ে।

February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment



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