It would be a major understatement to say the internet has transformed the consumption and creation of media of all kinds. It's important to discuss these changes. But sometimes an internet surfer just wants to dance!
It irks me that I was not more sensitive to Tagalog’s status as a dominant and dominating language until I’ve now returned to the Philippines as a literary scholar.
Just what is that infamous thing, a close reading?
Real temples of culture: a short attention span essay on El Sistema, MNMP, art education & art institutions
The video below embodies the excitement I've felt recently for exploring a life outside of the Arts, a life that values the application of the Arts in day-to-day life more than Art for Arts sake.
It's such a thrill to be introduced to a poet you feel instantly compelled to translate.
The hacking and bribery scandal in the UK shows that Greece is not the only country in default.
There have been two songs constantly on the radio at the beach in Italy this summer. The first, Bruno Mars’ “The Lazy Song” (“Today I don’t feel like doing anything”), is so annoying that it makes you want to do something, anything, as long as it is violent.
It's hard to catch up with the latest episodes in the Strauss-Kahn drama (rumor has it that screenwriters are frantically taking notes to spurt out a series for cable television come September).
I am posting to share a snippet from a talk I delivered at the biannual ASLE conference last week.
Are we forcing the world to conform to our own image of it? Are we asking foreign authors to fashion pictures of their societies that fulfill our own perceptions, desires, and fears?