Of 'crème de café’ and ‘dal tadka’ at interstices of alterity

'It is the inbetween space that carries the burden of the meaning of culture, and by exploring this Third Space, we may elude the politics of polarity and emerge as the others of ourselves.&...

Dancing Connections

Since August 2009 Bangladesh has been part of the Asia Pacific Region of the World Dance Alliance which 'serves as a primary voice for dance and dancers throughout the world'.

Dancing the Diasporic Fantasy

Tobin Thomas does Bollywood in Toronto, trading in the virtual dreams created by this larger than life Indian film industry. Based in Mumbai, it is India's – and the world's - largest...

Revisiting Critical Thinking

At the beginning of yet another new year and then, yet again, coining of new resolutions, it will certainly be worth our while to resolve to critically evaluate where the world is heading.

Dancing away boundaries

The thought of three young Bangladeshi dancers in North America immediately conjures up images of distance, of 'otherness', of struggle.

Lest we forget: Atiśa

The above lyrics, from medieval Bengal, is an example of the earliest 'kirtan', or musical accolade, which began the practice of presenting philosophical notions through music, and is...

August 19, 2017
August 19, 2017

Of 'crème de café’ and ‘dal tadka’ at interstices of alterity

'It is the inbetween space that carries the burden of the meaning of culture, and by exploring this Third Space, we may elude the politics of polarity and emerge as the others of ourselves.&...

August 12, 2017
August 12, 2017

Dancing Connections

Since August 2009 Bangladesh has been part of the Asia Pacific Region of the World Dance Alliance which 'serves as a primary voice for dance and dancers throughout the world'.

August 5, 2017
August 5, 2017

Dancing the Diasporic Fantasy

Tobin Thomas does Bollywood in Toronto, trading in the virtual dreams created by this larger than life Indian film industry. Based in Mumbai, it is India's – and the world's - largest...

July 22, 2017
July 22, 2017

What's so funny about Comedy?

I left banking for comedy, because even my failures in comedy make me happier than my successes as a banker.

July 8, 2017
July 8, 2017

The Politics of Art: Chaumtoli Huq's Documentary 'Workers Voices'

“What do you think an artist is? An imbecile, who only has eyes if he's a painter, ears if he's a musician...

June 17, 2017
June 17, 2017

Ideology in Representation

While talking to Amit Patra, the scholar and independent filmmaker from Kolkata, invited to conduct a workshop on Documentary Film Production..

June 3, 2017
June 3, 2017

Frames of Identity

The death of the soul through the mechanism becomes doubtful at the moment the mechanism becomes ensouled.' (Thomas Mann, Rede über das Theater)

May 27, 2017
May 27, 2017

The Scrolls and Song of Gazi Pir

In a country with scant patronization of the folk arts, eminent thespian Ramendu Majumdar's Expressions Ltd is to be congratulated

May 20, 2017
May 20, 2017

Requiem for a Dream: Bot Tola's 'Crutcher Kornel'

'What you do in this world is a matter of no consequence. The question is what can you make people believe you have done.' Arthur Conan Doyle

May 13, 2017
May 13, 2017

Redefining the world through Music

At the first Rector's Forum of the just completed 'Inaugural Conference of Music Education Alliance Across the Silk Road (MEASR)' held in