Saturday, 13 August 2022
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An afternoon with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak on books, thoughts, Derrida & Mahasweta Devi
“This is why most books, especially literature, can’t make a truth claim,” she said. “Our imagination is neither rational nor irrational, and yet the way it perceives books can...
By Priyam Marik
Kamla Bhasin passes away
The chant of 'Azaadi' which echoed across protest sites in the country is said to have been popularised by Bhasin as a feminist slogan against patriarchy. Netizens took to Twitter to condole ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi
Builders of Bengal: Begum Rokeya
Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain, popularly known as Begum Rokeya, was a pioneer of women’s education and feminist writing who started the first school for education of Muslim girls in Calcutta. She cons...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya
Trisha Das on her fantasy book, #MeToo
She has 40 documentaries to her credit, but her writing, too, has come in for its fair share of praise. Trisha Das’s latest is Kama’s Last Sutra, a feminist fantasy novel with elements of history ...
By Priyanka Roy
Haunted by Pakistan, feminist escapes to US
Her face was everywhere — on the news, at police stations and at the airports where the Pakistani government had put her on a list of the nation’s most wanted.She has been accused of treason, thou...
By Jeffrey Gettleman/ NYTNS in New Delhi
Why Guerrilla Girls wears gorilla masks
By Anannya Sarkar
Pak 'feminist' under fire after sexist tirade
He calls himself “Pakistan's biggest feminist”, but soap-opera writer Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar sparked a national row this week after he hurled abuse at a women's rights activist on live television....
By PTI/AFP in Lahore
Hazaribagh link to Google’s doodle tribute
On Saturday, when the ubiquitous search engine Google gave a doodle tribute for its Indian users to poet, educator and feminist Kamini Roy on her 155th birth anniversary, few realised her Jharkhand co...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi
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