Academia

We publish fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays and commentaries on art, music and literature, as well as academic writing and interviews and first person accounts and narratives.

A Buddhist Monastery of Kashmir Buried in the Past — by Manan Shah

Manan Shah revisits a heritage site that holds the answers to a significant number of questions about the presence and… Read More

4 weeks ago

On Frantz Fanon, Postcolonial and Middle Eastern Studies, and Palestine and Kashmir — Anthony Alessandrini in Conversation with Amrita Ghosh

Dr. Amrita Ghosh presents the transcript for an exclusive interview and conversation with Professor Anthony Alessandrini (City University of New… Read More

2 months ago

Introduction: Creating Penguin’s Russian Classics (Routledge, 2021) — by Cathy McAteer

This chapter examines how Allen Lane, his editors, and Penguin's commissioned freelancers created the Penguin Russian Classics series. Before appointing… Read More

3 months ago

The Values of Independent Hip-Hop in the Post-Golden Era: Hip-Hop’s Rebels (2019, Palgrave Macmillan) — by Christopher Vito

Utilizing a mixed-methods approach, this book uncovers the historical trajectory of U.S. independent hip-hop in the post-golden era, seeking to… Read More

4 months ago

“Nothing moved except the mirage”: Analysing Fear and Freedom in Adania Shibli’s Minor Detail — by Dr. Chaandreyi Mukherjee

Dr. Chaandreyi Mukherjee presents an academic paper that is also a book review for Palestinian author Adania Shibli's 2020 novel,… Read More

4 months ago

Prajnya Gender Talks: Muslim Women, Agency and Resistance in Kashmir — by Dr. Inshah Malik

Dr. Inshah Malik speaks in relative detail about her monograph, “Muslim Women, Agency and Resistance Politics: The Case of Kashmir”… Read More

5 months ago

The Animal Touch — by Mubashir Karim

While evaluating the writings of various philosophers and theorists like Jacques Derrida and Donna Haraway, Mubashir Karim presents an extensive… Read More

6 months ago

Possible selves of a hashtag: Moving from the theory of speech acts to cultural objects to interpret hashtags — by Gevisa La Rocca

Abstract: In recent years hashtag studies have increased their numbers. The role of hashtags becomes increasingly predominant in social media… Read More

6 months ago

Interrogating the Anthropology of Biopolitics and Education in Kashmir — by Ruhail Andrabi

Through a wide array of ideas applied from political science, anthropology, contemporary philosophy, and critical theory, Ruhail Andrabi presents an… Read More

7 months ago

Gilles Deleuze on Animals, the Cheshire Cat, and Similar Events in Lewis Carroll — Never-Before Seen Interview as Tribute

In a never-before seen interview on video (that is more a tribute than anything else), late French philosopher Gilles Deleuze… Read More

8 months ago