Community Discussion of The Great Gatsby

We invite readers to be part of the online portion of our Community Reading event devoted to The Great Gatsby and the Elevator Repair Service’s Gatz.

Making a Novel a Communal Event

Chiran Raj Pandey on the landmark presentation of
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic novel, The Great Gatsby
by the Elevator Repair Services ensemble.

Call for Submissions: Airport Road 08

NYU students and recent graduates are invited to submit work to be considered for publication
in AIRPORT ROAD 08, which will appear this  December.

The deadline for submissions is November 1 by 11:59 p.m. GST.

[Photo: Detail from Helminth 1 by Laura Waltje]

Favorite Theorists: Pia Arke

Nikolaj Nielsen inaugurates our “Favorite Theorists” feature with a discussion of mixed-race Danish-Greenlandic artist and cultural theorist Pia Arke (1958–2007).

Rethinking Universality

 

 

 

 

 

Louvre Abu Dhabi student ambassador
Shamma Faisal Al Bastaki reflects on
the meaning of the new museum.

To Get Ready for Climate Change, Read Octavia Butler

 

 

Literary and environmental scholar Stephanie LeMenager argues that the novel Parable of the Sower and other works of “cli-fi” offer resources for thinking through the challenges posed by the Anthropocene.

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From the Archives

Card Games in Nepal

The game is reasonably straightforward. Pass cards around from one player to another until someone collects a set of four. Each player can only hold four cards in her hand at once, and choosing to keep a new card means discarding another. Once someone has “four of a...

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