The Express Tribune
Speakers stress need for stories for children in Urdu literature
The Express Tribune
The ninth Aalmi Urdu Conference, held at the Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi, was attended by a multitude of intellectuals, Urdu literature enthusiasts, and members of the literati who discussed a host of issues. PHOTO: EXPRESS. KARACHI: Children ...and more »
- The Express Tribune
Gone but not forgotten: Remembering the heavyweights of Urdu literature
The Express Tribune
Anwar Maqsood speaking at the Arts Council during Urdu literature conference on December 5, 2016. PHOTO: EXPRESS. KARACHI: Bajia only had three things in life – love, plants and books. After she passed away, her books were donated to the Ghalib ...
- The 74
Can a Robot Help Teach Classics of Literature? Sphero's Ed Uses Range from STEM to STEAM
Robotics as science makes sense. Robotics as a way to teach math follows logically. But as robotics has moved from an afterschool activity into more classrooms, Sphero's SPRK+ robot — a 3-inch-diameter, 14.4-ounce ball of robotic learning — has ...
- The Missoulian
SHELF LIFE: Food for Fines begins Sunday
Are you looking for a way to clear your overdue library fines while also creating a positive impact on your community? If so, you are cordially invited to participate in Food for Fines, the Missoula Public Library's food drive that runs from Sunday, Dec.and more »
- Super Quiz: Literature
The Herald-Times (subscription)
Take this Super Quiz to a Ph.D. Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level. Subject: LITERATURE. Thank you for reading! Please log in, or sign up for a new account and ...
- The Sydney Morning Herald
Whiskey and literature - a perfect recipe for a bookshop named Buck ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
Eamonn Hennessy is a big fan of Black Books, the television comedy set in a bookshop that has a proprietor given to grumpiness and the bottle. But it's fair to ...and more »
- Students throng children literature festival
Nilore enthusiastically participated in the first ever children literature festival the other day, featuring a number of colourful activities. “The idea behind the School Based CLF remains to bring the festival to the furthest corners of our city and ...
- Times of India
Literature cannot come from a privileged position: Jayanth Kaikini ...
Times of India
Humans have used literature, art, cinema, poetry and other forms as a means to reach out and be one with the creator. Spokespersons of religion have closed ...
Mangaluru: Literature a window to spiritual realisation: Jayant ...Daijiworld.comall 2 news articles »
- Times of India
Goa Literature: Reclaiming Camoes
Times of India
GOA: Back in 1980, a mob of former freedom fighters attacked the statue of Luis de Camoes in Old Goa. They believed the endlessly celebrated Portuguese poet insulted Indians in his famous Lusiads. In fact, the 16th century writer had not used the slurs ...
- The Indian Express
'Technology is erasing history. Only literature can counter that'
The Indian Express
Contemporary Hindi poet Manglesh Dabral on aggressive nationalism, returning the Sahitya Akademi award last year, and his altered relationship with his hometown in Tehri Garhwal. Written by Dipti Nagpaul | Published:December 4, 2016 12:10 am.
Senior Chinese official calls for further development of literature, arts ...
Senior Chinese official calls for further development of literature, arts---Senior Chinese official Liu Yunshan on Saturday called on writers and artists to further ...and more »
- The Hindu
Shudra communities have regained inheritance in literature: Banjagere Jayaprakash
Banjagere Jayaprakash speaking during the 82nd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahithya Sammelan in Raichur on Saturday. | Photo Credit: Photo: SANTOSH SAGAR · Kumar Buradikatti. RAICHUR December 03, 2016 13:56 IST. Updated: December 03, 2016 ...and more »
- The Atlantic
Reading Literature Won't Give You Superpowers
Like The Atlantic? Subscribe to the Daily, our free weekday email newsletter. “Reading,” according to the writer Joyce Carol Oates, “is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin.” The idea that literature ...
- Hindustan Times
Stalwarts come together to Gurgaon's film and literature festival
Director Subhash Ghai will be in attendance among other dignitaries at the The Great Indian Film and Literature Festival, scheduled to take place from December2-4 in CyberHub, Gurgaon. (Waseem Gashroo/HT Photo). Bringing cinema and literature on one ...
- The Guardian
Divided times: how literature teaches us to understand 'the other'
A filthy shipwrecked sailor … Colin Tierney in The Odyssey at Liverpool Everyman theatre. Photograph: Gary Calton for the Observer. Amanda Michalopoulou. Friday 2 December 2016 06.00 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email
- Korea Times
PEN aims to globalize Korean literature
PEN International, a literary organization aiming to globalize Korean literature overseas, held a Globalization of Korean Literature Forum for the first time in Seoul, Nov. 30. The organization also published the book "World PEN Friends Together ...and more »
- Arutz Sheva
Kosovo President bans sale of anti-Semitic literature
The President of Kosovo has banned the sale of anti-Semitic literature in his country after complaints by anti-Semitism experts. Contact Editor. Gary Willig, 02/12/16 09:59. Share. Send To Friend. You need to fill your name, your email and your friend ...and more »
'Outsider' Philip Larkin laid among the greats of English literature
Not bad for a once obscure poet from the provinces whose subject matter could best be described as gloomy. The poet Philip Larkin will be laid symbolically among the greats of English literature on Friday, taking what many admirers feel is his rightful ...
- Times Higher Education (THE)
Ice hockey helps professor boost literature study in Canada
Times Higher Education (THE)
With his bifocals teetering at the end of his nose, his face fringed by white hair and a white beard, Michael Kennedy seems the quintessential English literature professor. He even keeps tabs on the time with a pocket watch. But there's something very ...
- Voice of America
Spanish Author Mendoza Wins 2016 Cervantes Literature Prize
Voice of America
Spanish novelist Eduardo Mendoza has won the 2016 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honor. The prize was announced Wednesday by Education and Culture Minister Inigo Mendez de Vigo, who says beginning from the 1975 ...and more »
Does Sex Matter In Art and Literature?
Siri Hustvedt's latest book explores why in the realms of art and literature, women still aren't treated the same as men. Most Popular. By Lauren Christensen. Nov 30, 2016. Myung-Bo Sim, The Rose Man, 2004, Oil on Canvas. Private Collection/Bridgeman.
- Science Magazine
How to keep up with the scientific literature
Few aspects of scientific work may be as crucial—and yet as easy to neglect—as reading the literature. Beginning a new research project or writing a grant application can be good opportunities for extensive literature searches, but carving out time ...
Overlooked elements of language and literature play a key role
Recent research conducted at the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Krakow reveals that in narrative texts punctuation plays as important role as words. Credit: IFJ PAN. Everything is pointing towards success in ...and more »
- Mail & Guardian Africa
Chinese literature in Africa: meaningful or simply ceremonial?
Mail & Guardian Africa
China has a growing ambition to become a major world cultural power and to compete with Western cultural influence. As Chinese scholar Li Mingjiang has observed, the distribution of Chinese literature abroad is a tool for “cultivating a better image of ...and more »
- Journal Record (subscription)
Periscope: Campaign literature in sheep's clothing
Journal Record (subscription)
U.S. Sen. James Lankford continues to try to ride his predecessor's coattails, issuing for the second year a copycat version of Tom Coburn's Wastebook, weakly renamed Federal Fumbles. First, let's all hold hands, sing Kumbaya, and agree that no one ...and more »
After Racist Literature Found, Police Pledge to Continue Protecting 'Rights of All Members of Our Community' - Patch.comAfter Racist Literature Found, Police Pledge to Continue Protecting 'Rights of All Members of Our Community'
EAST HAMPTON, NY — After racist flyers were found at the end of some driveways in Montauk and on the Long Island Railroad, East Hampton Town Police are assuring residents that their pledge to fight back against intolerance remains strong. "We had one ...and more »
- Literature: Ashes And Diamonds
Fiji Sun Online
Satendra Nandan is Fiji's leading writer. His forthcoming collection of Fijian Stories, Ashes and Waves, will be published next year. This is Part 1 of 2 of the short story. Part 2 will be published tomorrow. The old man surveyed the ruins of his home ...
- Belleville Intelligencer
Students challenged to read Canadian literature | The Belleville ...
Jason Miller/The Intelligencer Bestselling author, Harry Leslie Smith made a visit to Holy Rosary Catholic School, to champion the Bay of Quinte Canada 150 ...and more »
- Belleville Intelligencer
Students challenged to read Canadian literature
Jason Miller/The Intelligencer Bestselling author, Harry Leslie Smith made a visit to Holy Rosary Catholic School, to champion the Bay of Quinte Canada 150 Literacy Challenge. Tweet · Bookmark and Share. Change text size for the story. Print. Report an ...and more »
- OmniPath provides gateway for literature-curated signalling ...
Combining the power of 27 data resources, Omnipath helps researchers see biological signalling pathways with unprecedented accuracy.and more »
OmniPath provides gateway for literature-curated signalling pathways with unprecedented accuracy - News-Medical.netOmniPath provides gateway for literature-curated signalling pathways with unprecedented accuracy
Combining the power of 27 data resources, Omnipath helps researchers see biological signalling pathways with unprecedented accuracy. Developed by researchers in the UK and Germany and published in Nature Methods, OmniPath offers a ...and more »
- Hollywood Gazette
Nativity Catholic School literature teacher Lynne Moore earns honors
Mrs. Moore studies George Washington's life at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington. About; Latest Posts. Courtney Butterworth. Teen Correspondent at Hollywood Gazette. Courtney Butterworth. Latest posts by Courtney ...
- Ibrahim receives $100, 000 NLNG Literature Prize
Abubakar Adam Ibrahim has received $100, 000 as winner of the 2016 edition of Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG). The Daily Trust Newspaper Arts Editor received his prize at an event at NAF Conference Centre ...
- Daily Trust
Ibrahim receives $100, 000 NLNG Literature Prize - Daily Trust
Daily Trust: Abubakar Adam Ibrahim has received $100, 000 as winner of the 2016 edition of Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by Nigeria Liquefied Natural ...
Federal Government commends NLNG for Literature Award ...TV360all 5 news articles »
“Finding your voice”: Announcing the 2016 Ba re e ne re Literature Festival in Lesotho (9-11 December) - Books LIVE (blog)Books LIVE (blog)
“Finding your voice”: Announcing the 2016 Ba re e ne re Literature Festival in Lesotho (9-11 December)
Books LIVE (blog)
Alert! The annual Ba re e ne re Literature Festival will take place from Friday, 9 December, to Sunday, 11 December. The theme of this year's Lesotho-based festival is “Finding your voice” and the proceedings will kick off on Friday evening with a ...
- Daily Pioneer
The Great Indian Film and Literature Festival 2016 to begin from December 2
The third edition of the Great Indian Film and Literature Festival is all set to start on December 2, 2016 at DLF Cyber Hub, Gurgaon. The festival that started in 2015 will see renowned artists of both the Indian film industry as well as the literary ...and more »
- The UCSD Guardian Online
Expert Says Literature Building Not a Cancer Cluster
The UCSD Guardian Online
In response to fears among faculty that the Literature Building causes cancer, Dr. Thomas Mack, a professor of preventative medicine and pathology considered an expert on the causation of cancers, gave a public lecture last Monday called “Addressing ...
- Literature should forge divided minds: Manu Baligar
Bengaluru engineer K.G. Sunil is on another green mission — to promote use of toilets and water conservation — by cycling southern parts of the country. Anil Kumar Sastry · Mangaluru. Literature should forge divided minds: Manu Baligar. Special ...and more »
- Literature should forge divided minds: Manu Baligar - The Hindu
Bengaluru engineer K.G. Sunil is on another green mission — to promote use of toilets and water conservation — by cycling southern parts of the country.and more »
- Lessons from Literature: Cat's Cradle
The Georgetown Voice
“Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before. He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way.” – Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle.
- Irish Times
Cowpie, gruel and midnight feasts: food in popular children's literature
If food is fundamental to life and a substance upon which civilisations and cultures have built themselves, then food is also fundamental to the imagination. Perhaps the deepest emotional exposure we have of imagination is that which we experience in ...
Curtain comes down on 'fantastic' three-week Richmond Literature ... - Richmond and Twickenham TimesRichmond and Twickenham Times
Curtain comes down on 'fantastic' three-week Richmond Literature ...
Richmond and Twickenham Times
The curtain has come down once again on Richmond Literature Festival, with more than 2,900 tickets sold for 36 events across an action-packed three weeks.and more »
- The Conversation US
Why literature matters in debate about race and immigrants
The Conversation US
If police officers are sent to museums to train observational skills, shouldn't literary texts be used to teach empathy?and more »
- Why literature matters in debate about race and immigrants
Danbury News Times
The people who voted for Donald Trump did so for a variety of reasons, but chief among them was the sense of their having been economically abandoned for several decades. Trump has promised to restore their economic dignity. That is a laudable goal.and more »
- The Indian Express
Cuban leader Fidel Castro leaves strong mark on modern political literature
The Indian Express
Castro once described himself as a "frustrated journalist" and, since leaving power in 2008, has often written opinion pieces for the state media. By: IANS | Havana | Published:November 27, 2016 9:50 pm. Fidel Castro, Fidel Castro death, Gabriel Garcia ...and more »
- Times of India
Indian language literature should be promoted: Tavleen Singh
Times of India
“Hindutva includes the spirit of both Kalidas and Ghalib,” said political reporter and columnist Tavleen Singh at the second Delhi edition of the Times Literature Festival. Emphasising the importance of the Indian culture of inclusion, Singh lamented ...
Delhi's Jamia Millia teaching Bob Dylan's songs as literature long before Nobel recognition - Daily News & AnalysisDaily News & Analysis
Delhi's Jamia Millia teaching Bob Dylan's songs as literature long before Nobel recognition
Daily News & Analysis
A mural of songwriter Bob Dylan by Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra on display in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 15, 2016. (Getty Images). Shares18. Sun, 27 Nov 2016-05:43pm , New Delhi , PTI. The varsity introduced Dylan's "Blowin' in the ...and more »
- Times Colonist
Melanie Florence, Francois Thisdale win TD Canadian Children's Literature Award
Melanie Florence is shown in this undated handout image. Toronto-based aboriginal writer Melanie Florence has won the $30,000 TD Canadian Children's Literature Award. Florence, who is of Cree and Scottish heritage, was awarded the prize at a gala in ...
- Anna Kendrick's memoir: A simple song, pitch perfect
Being a likable, down-to-earth celebrity and writing a likable, down-to-earth memoir is, to borrow one of Anna Kendrick's favorite expressions, a fool's errand. The internet is peppered with posts such as “Anna Kendrick Is All of Us” and “15 Reasons ...