SAWCC’s 6th Annual Literary Festival: March 6 and March 7, 2009

Stranger Love: SAWCC’s Sixth Annual Literary Festival March 6–7, 2009 A two-day series of readings, panel discussions, and writing workshops featuring South Asian writing that explores love between strangers and love that is strange. This year’s festival, Stranger Love, calls to mind accidental encounters and provocative attractions that defy the boundaries of social expectation. Through […]

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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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New York Theater Review

New York Theater Review (2008) Full script of the Asian American “Undesirable Elements” that I was a part of can be found in the New York Theater Review. The theater work was part of the first Asian Pacific American Theater Festival (2007). Here is a description of the project: Theatrical innovator’s Ping Chong’s “Undesirable Elements” […]

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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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