Ludic space for Tagore’s fictive children

An interesting concern in contemporary children’s literature criticism is the discussion of power. Do the fictive children in children’s books, conceived and delivered by the adult author, have the ability to exercise their will and possess a voice?

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Art & Design

Art & Design

Nature Quest / Apes of the East

These Hoolock gibbons, locally known as "Ulluk", were spotted brachiating through the trees of Lawachhara National Park in Sylhet. Native to eastern Bangladesh, Northeast India, Myanmar and Southwest China, these lesser apes are diurnal, arboreal, and their method of locomotion is known as brachiation -- meaning they use their arms to swing from tree to tree

Snapshots of history—Golam Mustafa meets Manzoor Alam Beg

Modhurimay Alap (Swapno ‘71, 2023) transcribes two days of conversations with the late Golam Mustafa, first Director of Photography of Bangladesh Television.

15 years of iPhone: Evolution in photography

This week marks 15 years since the iPhone first went on sale and ushered in a new era: the age of the smartphone.

Culture Multimedia

Culture Multimedia

Durga Puja: 65ft Kumbhakarna with 501 idols in Khulna

There is a 65-foot long sleeping idol of Kumbhakarna, along with 501 idols based on stories from the four ages of Hindu mythology. An array of activities are going on centring this year's Durga Puja at Shikdar Bari in Hakimpur village in Khulna



BOOK REVIEW: FICTION / Love, loss, and hope in Tehran

Overnight, the saffron summer afternoons and evenings of dreamy stargazing tumble into a tale of grief, guilt, and pain.

BOOK REVIEW: NONFICTION / A multidimensional look at the impacts of Islamophobia around the world

This book is an incredibly informative and well-researched introductory book for understanding the construction of Islamophobia in the West and its impacts on Muslims across the globe.

Book review: Nonfiction / Revisiting ‘Chobir Deshe, Kobitar Deshe’

The book captures all the enjoyable experiences of travelling, and the food they ate, and provides descriptions of France's seas.

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