After studying at Cornell and Tufts, Amardeep Singh received his Ph.D. from Duke University in 2001. His book, Literary Secularism: Religion and Modernity in Twentieth-Century Fiction was published in 2006 by Cambridge Scholars Press; more information about it can be found here. Professor Singh's primary interests include World Literature in English (also known as "Postcolonial Literature") and 20th/21st Century British literature. Professor Singh also has an interest in film; he is currently completing a book-length manuscript on the filmmaker Mira Nair for the University of Illinois Press.
We would like to introduce to you The Asia Writes Project, an independent initiative conceptualized to be the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource for writers in English from Asia or of Asian origin. The Asia Writes Project has a vision of creating a multicultural venue for artistic expression and recognition.
Currently, the developmental site is up and running at http://asiawrites.blogspot.com with a network of the most prominent writers, artists and publishers from the Philippines, India, Hong Kong, Pakistan, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, etc. both on Facebook and Twitter. It features select poems from notable Asian writers, legitimate calls for submissions, writing competitions, events, book launches and other news on the Asian literary scene. It also contains directories of Asian/cross-cultural literary websites, personal web pages of Asian writers, and The Definitive Asia Writes Calendar.
The Asia-Pacific Writing Partnership is a not-for-profit initiative that brings together writers, scholars, writers’ organizations, translators, publishers and others interested in the development, exploration, distribution and promotion of writing from Asia and the Pacific.
A blog containing original and translated works of Dr. Memon, University of Wisconsin.
This is Ms. Frances Nkiru W. Pritchett, secretary of SPILCA (Society for Promoting Igbo Language and Culture, Inc., in America).
Thanks to her and also to their director, Nnanta C. Uwadineke.
Nkiru advises the Igbo people to love their language and to be using it to have discussions in every appropriate place so that it will not die.
HERE IS HER MESSAGE:
My friends, I greet you all. I am very happy about the work you are doing in publishing this magazine, "Igbo Ga-adi." I encourage you in this work. It has been a long time since I went to your country to attend the SPILC meeting at Nsukka. I will never forget that journey. Nor will I forget the time that I went to visit the A.I.C.E. campus in Owerre.
The Igbo language is beautiful. I study it every day. It is important that we keep it alive. Anyone who discards his language is lost. Please, don't give up!
Frances W. Pritchett (Nkiru)
Sat., 18 Feb. 2006
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A Blog by Dr. Amit Rai, Flroida State University.