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When less is more

When less is more

Arts & Letters

Thu, Apr 6 2017

Hamiduzzaman's sculptures simultaneously reveal creative spontaneity and a formalist tug

The unjust fate of Borges’s best...

The unjust fate of Borges’s best...

Magazine

Thu, Apr 6 2017

Norman Thomas de Giovanni passed away on February 16, aged 83.

As the dead awakened

As the dead awakened

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Shaheen Akhtar's Talash gives the birangonas a voice they were always denied

Feminist activism: Towards gender...

Feminist activism: Towards gender...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

The Dhaka Tribune reviews two books on feminist activism

New translations of Nazrul’s

New translations of Nazrul’s

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Thanks to the creative collaboration between writer and translator Niaz Zaman, and Nymphea, all three...

Coping with others

Coping with others

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

This paper, read at a conference in 2001, is still relevant for writers, especially the women writers,...

'The Partition is an epic event that...

'The Partition is an epic event that...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

An Interview with Tanvir Mokammel, a recipient of Ekushey Padak 2017

A critique of 'male gaze' in films

A critique of 'male gaze' in films

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

In movies like the James Bond Franchise the role of the female characters is important when it comes...

When Jibanananda translated his own...

When Jibanananda translated his own...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

February 17 marked the 122nd birth anniversary of the most influential modern Bengali poet

Anger of Adivasis turns to poetry of...

Anger of Adivasis turns to poetry of...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Jacinta Kerketta's poems talk of the identity issues of young Adivasis, and question the state's vision...

AKM Zakaria: A life in letters

AKM Zakaria: A life in letters

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Zakaria was a writer, historian, researcher, archaeologist and anthropologist. He dedicated his whole...

The Italian who made Bangladesh his...

The Italian who made Bangladesh his...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

The Xaverian priest who published at least 200 books on Christian saints and theology in Bengali died...

Camaraderie beyond boundaries

Camaraderie beyond boundaries

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

The group exhibition provided the painters with an opportunity to exchange artistic ideas and celebrate...

Shakil and his poetic persona

Shakil and his poetic persona

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

It is about time the talk on Shakil's poetic persona started

On time

On time

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

You ran into adolescence with sneakers as bright as the future. You carved time out of your teens because...

Pakistan and the Language Movement

Pakistan and the Language Movement

Arts & Letters

Thu, Feb 23 2017

Understanding the 1952 movement in the cultural and economic context of the time

Use of Bangla language at...

Use of Bangla language at...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Feb 23 2017

The language which doesn't help one to gain social prestige or economic prosperity should be treated...

‘The spirit of the movement is nowhere...

‘The spirit of the movement is nowhere...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Feb 23 2017

Interview with Language Movement veteran Ahmed Rafique

Shamsuddin: Lyricist of the first song...

Shamsuddin: Lyricist of the first song...

Arts & Letters

Tue, Feb 21 2017

That Shamsuddin sang this song on February 23, 1952 at a protest rally in Bagerhat proves on one hand...

Third issue of 'Mujib' graphic novel...

Third issue of 'Mujib' graphic novel...

Arts & Letters

Sat, Feb 18 2017

The graphic novel is based on Bangabandhu’s unfinished autobiography, the entirety of which will be presented...

Translating Elias

Translating Elias

Arts & Letters

Thu, Feb 16 2017

A tribute to Akhteruzzaman Elias, writer of Khoabnama and Chilekothar Sepai, on his 74th birth anniversary...