Remembering Dr. King through literature
Manhattan Mercury (subscription)
Tomorrow, January 16, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A federal holiday since being signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, MLK Day is observed on the third Monday of January. King's actual birthday is January 15. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s ...and more »
The Prime Minister says government will focus attention to promote literature and related activities. - SLBCThe Prime Minister says government will focus attention to promote literature and related activities.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe says the government has focused attention to promote literature and related activities. Accordingly, facilities and concessions will be provided to publishers of books. Joining the Fairway – 2016 National Literary ...and more »
- Scholars hold deliberations on caste, class & literature
Eminent litterateurs and scholars held deliberations on the socially relevant theme of 'caste, class and literature' during three brain storming sessions at the two-day national seminar organised by Kendri Punjabi Lekhak Sabha in collaboration with the ...
- The Missoulian
SHELF LIFE: Library plans upcoming blood drive
Help those in need when the library has scheduled an American Red Cross Blood Drive that runs 2-6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, in the library's Large Meeting Room. Interested donors may register at redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code: ...
- SONNY SCOTT: Never underestimate power of good literature
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Bitterly cold days of January and bitter reflections on morals and culture in America lead me to reflect on the state of Western Civilization. Looking at where we've been helps to find our way forward. In the 14th century BCE, tribes of nomads roamed ...and more »
- Times of India
Jaipur literature fest heads for a perfect 10 - Times of India
Times of India
JAIPUR: It's rare for modern festivals, that too one on literature, to catch the popular imagination and report ever-increasing participation, both in quality and ...and more »
Author Dubravka Ugresic On Literature And Her Life In Exile
Dubravka Ugresic's books focus on what she calls “the literariness of literature.” She's fascinated by literature and likes to play with form and style, as she did in her 1993 novel Steffie Speck in the Jaws of Life, which references authors such as ...and more »
- Middle East Eye
Student translates literature into Kurdish to celebrate native language
Middle East Eye
Toronto, Canada – Madeh Piryonesi says his love for literature came at an early age while growing up in Iran. “I don't know if it is some sort of exaggeration if I say that everyone is born as a poet over there,” he said with a laugh, sitting in a busy ...
- MRCTV (blog)
Outrage Over Sexual Assault Literature Incorporated into Math Homework
So, we're not really sure whether this supposed to be a math homework assignment or an assignment about the late author, Maya Angelou. Pennridge High School in Perkasie, Pa. came under fire from parents after a math assignment incorporated ...
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- JSTOR Daily
Friday Reads: Literature as Resistance
This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, hundreds of writers and artists around the world are banding together to speak out in support of free expression. The protest is put together by Writers Resist, a national network of writers “driven to ...
- The Hindu
A fest for literature, arts and culture
The seventh edition of Hyderabad Literary Festival aims to reach out to a wide audience. Here's what to expect. The seventh edition of Hyderabad Literary Festival (HLF) will be held from January 27 to 29 at Hyderabad Public School. The festival will ...and more »
Scandinavia's Largest Online Bookshop Caught Purveying Anti-Semitic Literature - Sputnik InternationalSputnik International
Scandinavia's Largest Online Bookshop Caught Purveying Anti-Semitic Literature
Scandinavia's largest online bookshop Adlibris has been caught offering anti-Semitic literature again, despite years of excuses and promises to review its procedures. Swedish singer Zara Larsson performs at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) on ...
- Korea Times
'Vegetarian gave hope for future of Korean literature'
Korean writer Han Kang's "The Vegetarian" which won the Man Booker Prize for its English translation last year has since brought huge attention to the Korean literary scene. Prior to that, Shin Kyung-sook's "Please Look after Mom" which was released in ...and more »
At the World's First Gender Literature Festival in Patna, Celebrate All Things Feminine - The Ladies FingerThe Ladies Finger
At the World's First Gender Literature Festival in Patna, Celebrate All Things Feminine
The Ladies Finger
The world's “First Gender Literature Festival” will take place from April 7th to April 9th at NIFT Patna. No, really that is what it's called. The First Gender Literature Festival. It is being hosted by the Gender Resource Centre of Bihar's Women ...
- New York Times
A Cancer Memoir of Literature and Science
New York Times
Since a cancer diagnosis in 2008, I have always taken reading material with me on all hospital trips. For one visit, which took nine hours, my reading material included a posthumously published memoir: Paul Kalanithi's “When Breath Becomes Air.” Photo.
- Stourbridge News
Ned's Atomic Dustbin singer to give talk at Wolverhampton Literature Festival
MILD mannered man of rock Jonn Penney, frontman of former Stourbridge chart stars Ned's Atomic Dustbin, will be among the famous names giving talks as part of Wolverhampton Literature Festival. Jonn will be teaming up with best-selling author Martin ...and more »
- The Korea Herald
Symposium celebrates what's gained in translation of literature
The Korea Herald
Marking the 10th anniversary of its founding, the Yoo Yeong Research Foundation hosted a symposium Wednesday that reflected on Korea's progress in literary translation and honored those who have helped bridge the country and the world through cultural ...and more »
- TEDx talks planned at Solvang Library
Santa Ynez Valley News
The Solvang Library is adding TEDx talks to its calendar on the third Thursday of each month starting Jan. 19. TEDx talks celebrate locally driven ideas and elevate them to a global stage. They are produced independently of TED conferences, but based ...
- Rocker enters the world of kids' literature
Agoura Hills Acorn
AUTHOR— Marc Ferrari, who once performed on stage with Aerosmith, Bon Jovi and AUTHOR— Marc Ferrari, who once performed on stage with Aerosmith, Bon Jovi and Van Halen, has written a children's book. He'll be doing a book signing from 11 ...
- Daily News & Analysis
Jaipur Literature Fest: A riot of colour, ideas and moods | Latest ...
Daily News & Analysis
Lyricists Gilzar and Swanand Kirkire at the curtain raiser ceremony of Zee Jaipur Literature Festival ceremony in Mumbai on Wednesday. (DNA - Aadesh ...
FreeCharge ties up with Jaipur Literature Festival for first cashless ...Exchange4Mediaall 4 news articles »
- Daily News & Analysis
Jaipur Literature Fest: A riot of colour, ideas and moods
Daily News & Analysis
Lyricists Gilzar and Swanand Kirkire at the curtain raiser ceremony of Zee Jaipur Literature Festival ceremony in Mumbai on Wednesday. (DNA - Aadesh Choudhari). Shares33. Pratik Ghosh | Thu, 12 Jan 2017-07:20am , Mumbai , DNA. The four-day ...and more »
- Read with the Beavs moves to Tuesday
Corvallis Gazette Times
The Beavs are back in the library on a new day and time. Join the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library in welcoming the athletes of Oregon State University for Read with the Beavs. Younger readers can practice their reading with an athlete from OSU ...
- World's first gender literature fest in Patna
... : The world's first 'Gender Literature Festival' will be held in Patna in the second week of April. The Gender Resource Centre of Bihar's Women Development Corporation will be organising the festival. “The objective of this initiative is to create ...
Patna to host world's first gender literature fest - Jagranjosh.comJagran Joshall 2 news articles »
- World's first gender literature fest in Patna - NATIONAL - The Hindu
The world's first 'Gender Literature Festival' will be held in Patna in the second week of April.The Gender Resource Centre of Bihar's Women Development ...and more »
Bringing literature to life: Islander takes helm of Project Bookmark Canada
Perhaps one could stand in Anne of Green Gables' footsteps one day and see the Island through the words that told the character's story. The new executive director of Project Bookmark Canada certainly hopes so. The national charity celebrates Canadian ...
English Literature Lecturer Embraces 1+1=3 Formula In Addressing Crime - The St. Kitts-Nevis ObserverThe St. Kitts-Nevis Observer
English Literature Lecturer Embraces 1+1=3 Formula In Addressing Crime
The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer
Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 09, 2017 (SKNIS): Law enforcement officers and the public they serve and protect have been urged by Leroy Pemberton, a Lecturer at the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC), to embrace the formula 1+1=3 in the fight ...
Love of Literature Feeds Karen Swallow Prior's Faith
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Hanoi's Temple of Literature causes stir with controversial whitewash facelift - Tuoitrenews (press release)Tuoitrenews (press release)
Hanoi's Temple of Literature causes stir with controversial whitewash facelift
Tuoitrenews (press release)
A new coat of whitewash applied to an 11th-century temple that hosted Vietnam's first university has caused a stir amongst locals who preferred its previously weather-beaten look. Visitors to the Van Mieu (Temple of Literature) in Hanoi have been ...and more »
- Prensa Latina
Brazilian Literature with Record in Casa de las Americas Award 2017
Havana, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Casa de las Americas Literature Award received a record number of works this year in the section of Brazilian fiction literature, with 135 works, and even today new proposals are coming to Cuba. Jorge Fornet ...
- Vancouver Sun
Taking literature By Heart
At the beginning of By Heart, 10 chairs sit empty on the stage. Tiago Rodrigues, creator of the piece, then invites audience members to occupy the seats — after first warning them that they will have to memorize a brief text. And that the show will ...and more »
- National recognition for Odia literature stressed
The New Indian Express
BHUBANESWAR: Literature is a reflection of classical art. Book reading requires attention and capability to grasp the thought of a writer which is on the decline today, eminent novelist Paramita Satpathy said here on Monday. Addressing the Young ...
- The Express Tribune
Literary event: Second Hyderabad Literature Festival comes to an end
The Express Tribune
HYDERABAD: The second three-day Hyderabad Literature Festival concluded on Sunday night. Apart from musical evenings and poetic symposiums, the festival offered participants enriching moments of intellectual discourse on a range of subjects ...
- Chicago Daily Herald
Children's Literature Breakfast set for Feb. 18
Chicago Daily Herald
Roughly 600 children's book lovers, educators and authors will meet at Anderson's Bookshops' 15th annual Children's Literature Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Bobak's Signature Events, 6440 Double Eagle Drive, Woodridge. The cost ...
- The Conversation AU
Do art and literature cultivate empathy?
The Conversation AU
Nick Haslam does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above.
- Literature and the curse of communalism
Literature is a powerful tool that helps writers plumb the depths of the human psyche and pluck out the hidden dependencies and scars of a particular era. Although fiction allows writers the latitude to create and imagine lives, most authors of ...
Free Speech Groups, Literature Associations, English Teachers Declare Support for MILO Book Publisher - Breitbart NewsBreitbart News
Free Speech Groups, Literature Associations, English Teachers Declare Support for MILO Book Publisher
The statement, which was led by the National Coalition Against Censorship, has been signed by groups such as the American Library Association's Freedom to Read Foundation, the American Booksellers Association, the Association of American Publishers, ...and more »
- Times 24
Orchestra's first concert of 2017 inspired by great works of literature
Classical music and literature will combine in the first de Havilland Philharmonic Orchestra concert of 2017 in Hatfield. Share article from on facebook · Tweet article from · Share article from on Google Plus · post article from on reddit. email ...
- Hindustan Times
Who's who to attend 10th edition of Jaipur Literature Festival from ...
Having hosted 1300 speakers and nearly 1.2 million book lovers over the last decade, the event has grown into the country's biggest literature festival.
Jaipur Literature Festival: Inclusion of RSS ideologues as speakers ...India Todayall 2 news articles »
- Hindustan Times
Who's who to attend 10th edition of Jaipur Literature Festival from Jan 19
Over 250 acclaimed authors to attend Jaipur Literature Festival at Diggi Palace in Jaipur that will begin from January 19. (PTI File Photo). The stage is set for the annual show for booklovers. The Jaipur Literature Festival, to be held between January ...
Jaipur Literature Festival: Inclusion of RSS ideologues as speakers sparks protestIndia Todayall 2 news articles »
- Chandigarh Metro (blog)
4th Chandigarh Children's Literature Festival (Jan 2017)
Chandigarh Metro (blog)
What is better way to start a new year other than a Literature Festival. The city beautiful Chandigarh will be experiencing the 4th Chandigarh Children's Literature Festival (CCLF 2016- 2017). The 4th edition of the literature fest will begin on 27th ...
MP slams Education Ministry for "reducing Kyrgyz literature class hours at schools, not knowing how many books ... - AKIpress (press release) (subscription)AKIpress (press release) (subscription)
MP slams Education Ministry for "reducing Kyrgyz literature class hours at schools, not knowing how many books ...
AKIpress (press release) (subscription)
AKIPRESS.COM - MP Ryskeldi Mombekov slammed the Education and Science Ministry for a decision to reduce the Kyrgyz literature class hours at secondary schools. Remarking at the meeting of the Parliament Committee on Education, Science, Culture ...and more »
MP slams Education Ministry for "reducing Kyrgyz literature class ... - AKIpress (press release) (subscription)AKIpress (press release) (subscription)
MP slams Education Ministry for "reducing Kyrgyz literature class ...
AKIpress (press release) (subscription)
AKIPRESS.COM - MP Ryskeldi Mombekov slammed the Education and Science Ministry for a decision to reduce the Kyrgyz literature class hours at secondary ...and more »
- Bella Naija
Three Authors Shortlisted for 2016 Etisalat Prize for Literature
Nigeria's most Innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat Nigeria, has announced the names of the three shortlisted authors for the 2016 edition of its pan-African flagship literary prize, the Etisalat Prize for Literature. According to this year's ...
Nigeria: Two Nigerians, a South African Make Etisalat Prize for Literature ShortlistAllAfrica.comall 3 news articles »
- Chandigarh Tribune
'The land of Amritsar is fertile for literature, theatre and art'
An eminent novelist and critic, Joginder Singh Kairon, feels that the city has been keeping its legacy alive with regular literary, theatre and art activities. Kairon has authored 36 books, including five novels, six criticism, four biographies and ...
Govt taking effective measures to promote poetry, literature-Four-day International Conference on "Language ... - Radio Pakistan (press release)Radio Pakistan (press release)
Govt taking effective measures to promote poetry, literature-Four-day International Conference on "Language ...
Radio Pakistan (press release)
President Mamnoon Hussain says the effective steps are being taken to convey the renowned writers and poets to the new generations. Speaking at the concluding ceremony of fourth four-day International Conference on "Language, Literature and Society" in ...and more »
Two Nigerians, a South African make Etisalat Prize for Literature shortlist
For the first time since telecom giant, Etisalat Nigeria, instituted the Etisalat Prize for Literature in Africa in 2013 to reward first time prose fiction (novel) works and its publisher, a Nigerian writer is in good stead to clinch the prize, which ...and more »
- The Hindu
'Literature ensures cultural continuity'
Sahitya Akademi awardee K. Siva Reddy addressing a literary meet in Ongole on Saturday. — | Photo Credit: ; - kommuri Srinivas. Special Correspondent. ONGOLE: January 08, 2017 00:19 IST. Updated: January 08, 2017 00:19 IST. more-in.and more »
Banksy And Elena Ferrante Does Not Want Fame, Literature Professor Says This Makes Them Famous - University HeraldUniversity Herald
Banksy And Elena Ferrante Does Not Want Fame, Literature Professor Says This Makes Them Famous
Bristol School Find Banksy Mural After Returning From Holidays A Banksy mural is left painted on the side of one of the classrooms at Bridge Farm Primary in Bristol during half-term is seen on June 7, 2016 in Bristol, England. The 14ft piece, showing a ...and more »
- Kaleidoscope Of Film, Art, Literature, Dance And Civilisation
A peek at the lives of people on Delhi's streets, viewpoints on how administrative laxity leads to non-percolation of art into India's smaller cities and towns, a dash of Urdu poetry, a take on the country's only river-island along its northeast, a ...and more »
- VietNamNet Bridge
Hue Temple of Literature
VietNamNet Bridge - In Hue, the old capital of Vietnam, the Temple of Literature (so-called Van Mieu Hue or Van Thanh) majestically lies on the bank of Perfume River, to the west of the Citadel, just 1km from prestigious Linh Mu pagoda. Hue Temple of ...