Category Archives: Media

The Trial of David B.

The Trial of David B. by Tibra Ali “Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything truly wrong, he was arrested.”—Franz Kafka, “The Trial” I … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · 5 Comments

First they came for…

  First they came for by Rumi Ahmed First they came for Mahmudur Rahman, and I did not speak out– Because I was not a BNPwallah.

April 26, 2014 · 8 Comments

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

Our Political Misomusists

 Our Political Misomusists by Tibra Ali for It is an elementary fact of linguistics that the same word can carry different meanings. In particular, the word ‘Indian’ can have … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · 6 Comments

The Road to Court 21

The Road to Court 21 by Seema Amin for “O bleating without wool! O Wound!” Lorca Prologue: the incidental messenger ‘Now you say the income of the Adamjis, Dauds … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Does this photo need a caption?

Does this photo need a caption? by Zaid Islam Does this photo need a caption, really?!

July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Photography’s elusive credit line; and, should we pirate Photoshop?

Photography’s elusive credit line, and should we pirate Photoshop? by Naeem Mohaiemen for AlalODulal Photography’s attribution has entered increasingly contested waters as the internet has made photo sharing ever easier.

July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nadine Murshid: Beauty, Contest and Context

“[The beauty] industry affects us all… It affects us in the workplace. It affects us as students, workers, mothers, and daughters. And that is why we expect a certain degree … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · 6 Comments

Rupam Dhrubo: The ‘Attack’ on Sentiments

The ‘Attack’ on Sentiments by Rupam Dhrubo [Four bloggers were put in jail and thousands of people agitated causing mass violence, all due to one simple cause: the sentiment of … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

Irfan Chowdhury: Desperate measures (that remind us of an earlier time)

Desperate measures (that remind us of an earlier time) by Irfan Chowdhury, for Some of us who are old enough to remember the heyday of the Ershad regime lament, … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 1 Comment



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