A poem by Syeda Erum Noor.
Many of us still remember the year 1998 when Chitra Nadir Paare (Quiet Flows the Chitra) was released in Dhaka; with Afsana Mimi’s smiling face on the big posters around Dhaka University campus,...
In Dhaka University: the Convocation Speeches, a volume compiled with an introduction by Serajul Islam Choudhury in 1988, we read that DU was established by the British as a "splendid imperial...
What is the sadness that with
“About a hundred years ago, our ancestors used to live in the Porir Desh.”
Listen to the swish of the waves.
Feel the breeze whisper caresses.
See the mangroves stretch
Now that I am old and have time,
It can often feel hopeless to be an activist seeking social change on an issue where most people seem opposed or at best indifferent to it. However, according to a new book by Professor Cass...
Late nights calls are risky, reckless.
Home? Of course, I have a home! In fact I have two—one is a conventional brick-veneered house in a suburb of a Victorian country town in Australia.