A. Mangai is the pseudonym of Dr. V. Padma, who teaches English at Stella Maris College, Chennai. She has been actively engaged in theatre for close to three decades. She writes bilingually in Tamil and English, and is also a translator.
Saidiya Hartman has taught at the University of California at Berkeley and is now a professor at Columbia University. She is the author of Scenes of Subjection and Lose Your Mother. She lives in Ne
Sudhanva Deshpande is a theatre director and actor. He joined Jana Natya Manch in 1987, and has acted in over 4,000 performances of over 80 plays. His articles and essays have appeared in The Drama
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, popularly known as K.A. Abbas, was a film director, novelist, screenwriter, and a journalist in Urdu, Hindi and English.
Isaak Illich Rubin, born in 1886, became an active participant in the Russian revolutionary movement. After the Bolshevik seizure of power he worked as professor of Marxist economics, and in 1926 b
Edward Said (1935–2003) was a Palestinian-American literary theorist and public intellectual who helped found the critical-theory field of postcolonialism. He authored several books, includin
Eduardo Espinoza is a medical doctor with a Master's in Public Health, Professor of Health Systems and Health Policy in the Master's in Public Health programme at the University of El Salvador and
Saadat Hasan Manto (1912-1955) was among the greatest short story writers of the Indian subcontinent. He also wrote plays, and worked in the Bombay film industry as a writer before migrating t