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· May, 2011

Stories about Arts & Culture from May, 2011

29 May 2011

Philippines: Novelist Mired in Plagiarism Controversy

Alfred "Krip" Yuson, an award-winning Filipino novelist, achieved notoriety for allegedly plagiarizing an article by his subordinate in a mainstream news agency. Here are some reactions from the Philippine blogosphere

Southeast Asia Funk Music

Philippines: Short films of Kidlat Tahimik

Puerto Rico: Fractal is Looking for an Intern

Puerto Rico: Book by Julieta Munoz

28 May 2011

Kuwait: What happens when we mix a rainbow with a garbage ?

Palestine: The Insanity of Poetry

Arab World: Ibn Khaldun Gets Doodled and Tweeted

Considered the greatest Arab historiographer and historian, the philosopher Ibn Khaldun was born in present-day Tunisia in 1332. He is also known as the father of cultural history and modern...

27 May 2011

Angola: Real Madrid ”Galacticos” in Africa!

Mexico: Consensus on Disapproval of TV Series: ‘The Team’

Mexican bloggers share their disapproval of the television series "The Team" ("El Equipo") that seeks to glorify the country's Federal Police. The series is set to be removed from the...

26 May 2011

Russia: Peaceful Religious Co-Existence in Tatarstan

Russia: Politicalized literature

Guyana: Dreaming of Utopia

United States: A Blog for Rethinking the Hispanic World

In New York, the Hispanic cultural and artistic dynamism can be felt. Global Voices spoke with journalist and cultural critic Claudio Iván Remeseira about his blog Hispanic New York Project,...

Japan: Tokyo after the earthquake

25 May 2011

Africa: Africa Day Celebrated on Twitter

Happy Africa Day! Africa Day is the annual commemoration on May 25 of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). In 2002 the OAU established its own...

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