Ghalib: Selected Poems and Letters (2019) By Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib Translated by Frances W. Pritchett & Owen T.A. Cornwall Ghalib is a 19th-century Urdu-Persian poet. Ghalib: Selected Poems and … Continue Reading Thoughts on Ghalib Selected Poems and Letters
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam By Omar Khayyam (1048-1131) Translated By Edward Fitzgerald (1859) The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam was translated by Edward Fitzgerald in 1859. The first translation did … Continue Reading Thoughts on Edward Fitzgerald’s Translation of Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
“The Dancing Girl” (1890) By Mori Ogai “The Dancing Girl” is the first short story published by Mori Ogai. It was written around the Meiji Period, the time when Japan … Continue Reading Changing Times: Thoughts on “The Dancing Girl” (1890)
Back in January, I had a date with myself and went to the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, CA.
Black Panther (2018) Directed By Ryan Coogler Warning: Spoilers! This was one of my must watch films in 2018 and I was happy that I was able to watch it with … Continue Reading The King and His Crown: Thoughts on Black Panther
The Sympathizer (2015) By Viet Thanh Nguyen Personally, I wouldn’t pick up this book on my own. I had to read it for a class, but I’m glad that my … Continue Reading The Duality Spy: Thoughts on The Sympathizer
My favorite activity on this trip was spending the whole day at the Polynesian Cultural Center.
I have officially completed my first year of graduate school and the first thing I did when I turned in my last final was hangout with one of my favorite … Continue Reading Lyn’s Adventures: A Day Trip Around San Francisco
Abu Dhabi Romance By: Soo-Kyoung Kim and Wonderworks For OWLS, the theme for April is “Colors.” “We are all part of one race, the human race. “Colors” refers to people of … Continue Reading OWLS: Crossing Racial Boundaries in Abu Dhabi Romance
Last month, I visited Spoke Art to see their Hayao Miyazaki exhibition. It was an art tribute to Hayao Miyazaki and showcased over fifty artists. I went with one of … Continue Reading Lyn’s Adventures: Miyazaki Exhibition
Woman of the Dunes (Movie, 1964) Directed By: Hiroshi Teshigahara Woman of the Dunes (Novel, 1962) By Abe Kobo This is a film that wouldn’t capture a majority of my readers’ … Continue Reading Sweat & Struggle: Thoughts on Woman of the Dunes
My friend sent me this Youtube video yesterday, and I thought it was intriguing. I rarely subscribe to Youtube channels, but this time, my eyes got attracted to this Youtube … Continue Reading No Translation: Thoughts on Komorebi [木漏れ日]