Fury Road PA, 7: The English Club will be hosting a film screening of George Miller's eco-dystopian film and blockbuster hit Mad Max: Readings of creative works from authors of past issues and our contest winners.
There are some pieces getting a lot of views every day. I will do a seperate news post on the latest lists at a later date. In this one I want to mention a couple of calls for art, literature and poetry by others.
These may interest our regulars. One concerns Hong Kong. The other is a broader call for submissions albeit one covering South Asia.
South Asia is not the main area of Eastlit, but with obvious connections to South East Asia, we have featured a fair few contributors and have a number of readers in the South Asia region. This call for submissions is shared for you and also those connecting to our new sister journal Southlit.
I have posted the press releases for both events.
It covers reviewing books to get them to a younger audience. The Kriti Festival is a four-day showcase of various mediums of art representing the South Asian diaspora. Participants come from all over the world to present their works to the general public.
It is an opportunity to connect those who identify with or have a deep connection to the diaspora with each other, and to enjoy the many offerings of South Asian culture.
Submissions are now welcome in the areas of literature, film, music, dance, and visual arts. Panelists who are selected may be asked to present their work via panels, readings, screenings, or performances.
Full guidelines and further details may be found at http: For a sample of our, and panelists and more details, or to register for the festival, please visit our website: These poems can be found here: You can find out more about them here: Next Eastlit Bits The next news piece will be on the updated lists.Refreshingly, the opposition between ‘South Asian’ and ‘Africa’ has also been challenged by scholars, writers, and visual artists, who seek to create new solidarities by deconstructing racial stereotyping and by highlighting points of commonalities between the histories of the South Asian and African communities in Africa and the Caribbean.
The Diasporic Asian Art Network [DAAN] is delighted to announce the upcoming DAAN events during the College Art Association week in New York City from February , In South Asian Women Writers, we will read South Asian women writers to examine how colonialism and nationalism have intersected with migration in the formation of the South Asian diaspora.
In the trajectory of this migration, we will learn about how issues of race and nationalism have been shaped and how they have overlapped with gender, class.
Writing a check is easy, and this tutorial shows you exactly how to do it. Move through each step one-by-one, or just use the example above as a model for the checks you need to . Reddy, being a second-generation South African South Asian immigrant, is firmly rooted in her diasporic location, and she identifies with South Africa, not India.
For her the struggle is not to adapt, but to revolutionise, to achieve justice. Part I shares various early South Asian works of science fiction as well as works from the post-Independence period, mostly in regional languages, while Part II features contemporary writers writing in English, including diasporic authors.