Literature

Searching for Uncle Hakeem . . .

Searching for Hakeem Khan, son of Na’eem Khan, Sar Mamoor (deputy Police Commissioner) of Jalalabad City in the 1960s, later Sar Mamoor of Charikar, then in the 1970s Commandant (Police Commissioner) of Kabul 1970s. Childhood friend of father.  Graduated Kabul University.  Loved literature (like me).  Last heard when father was in Riyadh (1979, after the […]

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Gallerie Journal Issue #23: Understanding Afghanistan NYC Launch at AAARI April 9th

UNDERSTANDING AFGHANISTAN International Gallerie’s 23rd Issue: Vol. 11 No 2 Come join us for an evening of “Understanding Afghanistan” Date: April 9th Time: 6-8pm Hosted by AAARI (Asian/Asian American Research Institute) CUNY Co-Sponsored with The Association of Iranian American Writers 25 West 43rd Street 18th Floor New York, NY 10036 Phone: 212-869-0182 Fax: 212-869-0181 E-mail: […]

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Permanent Transit by Mariam Ghani in collaboration with Zohra Saed, Qasim Naqvi and Edward Potter

Review of Permanent Transit July 2008: Undisclosed Recipients: database documentaries and the Internet Dale Hudson Amherst College Abstract This article argues that new media disrupt the linear structures conventionally ascribed to documentary, emphasizing spatiality and relationality. On the Internet, ‘database documentaries’ facilitate selection and recombination of ‘documents’ (audio-visual evidence) through user acts, hypertext, algorithms and […]

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Voices of Resistance: Muslim Women on War Faith and Sexuality

Voices of Resistance Muslim Women on War, Faith, and Sexuality Edited by Sarah Husain Voices of Resistance is a diverse collection of personal narratives and prose by Muslim women whose experiences and observations are particularly poignant in today’s politically and religiously charged environment. The women collected in this anthology hail from Yemen, Iran, Palestine, Afghanistan, […]

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