International PEN

Type: Organization
Name: International PEN
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Historian and literary critic Predrag Palavestra dies

BELGRADE - Literary historian and critic and member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts Predrag Palavestra died in Belgrade on Tuesday, aged 85.The news of his death was announced by the Crown Council, whose member he was.Palavestra was one of ... [Published Tanjug - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Political Repression in Ukraine: Pre-Trial Detention, Torture and Human Rights Violations of Kharkiv Activists

Some time ago Kharkiv was leading the civil protest against the Kiev junta. Now it appears to fall silent forever. The city is often called the second capital of Ukraine and it may launch a new wave of protests, something the new regime is really afraid ... [Published Global Research - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

PEN holds teaching workshop Monday in Naga

The Philippine Center of International PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will hold For Love of the Word:  Workshops on Teaching Philippine Literature in High School and College, today, July 28, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., at Ateneo de Naga University, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Political, social and moral quest

Nadine Gordimer died last Sunday. The remarkable, towering South African writer was the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1991 and one of the most listened to political, social and moral voices objecting the apartheid regime. Several of her fifteen ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Obituary: Nadine Gordimer

My first introduction to Comrade Nadine was through her writing during my student activist days in the mid-1970s and later when I was serving five years on Robben Island as a political prisoner from 1979 to 1984. Her writing struck me so powerfully as ... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 3 reports

Minister Nathi Mthethwa sends message of condolence on passing of Nadine Gordimer

Message of condolence by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa, on the passing of Nadine Gordimer14 Jul 2014It was with sadness that we learnt of the passing on of South African literary giant and Nobel Laureate for Literature, Nadine Gordimer. ... [Published South African Government - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

PEN to launch ‘Maximum Volume,’ anthology of speculative fiction

Anvil Publishing, Inc., Et Al Publishing and Philippine Center of International PEN will launch “Maximum Volume: Best New Philippine Fiction 2014” on June 28, 5 p.m., at Solidaridad Bookstore, Ermita, Manila.Edited by award-winning fictionists Dean Francis ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 22 2014]
First reported May 26 2014 - Updated May 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rashid Rehman: chronicle of a death foretold

Defenders of Pakistan's blasphemy laws say the rule of law prevents rule by mob.  The May 7 murder of human rights lawyer RashidRehman - to prevent him from defending a young professor accused of blasphemy -shows the hypocrisy of such a defence, says ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 26 2014]
First reported Apr 28 2014 - Updated Apr 28 2014 - 1 reports

Simmering tensions: Behind the facade of Amman

Jordan appears to have been relatively unaffected by the upheavals of the Arab uprisings, but growing resentment atnepotism, pandemic corruption, and economic deprivation lies just beneath thesurface Statements attributed to the son of the Minister ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 28 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

New England’s Literary Leaders: Spotlight On New England 2014

Helene Atwan, director of the Beacon Hill–based Beacon Press, an independent nonprofit book publisher founded in 1854. She is also the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award Administrator, a position she has held since 2003.Eve Bridburg, former literary agent ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ipso or the charter? Press regulation refuseniks should avoid both

What, asked a BBC interviewer, will happen to press regulation now that Maria Miller has gone? Answer: not much. In fact, the arrival of the new culture and media secretary, Sajid Javid, will not make any difference at all. The process is well under ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

PEN to launch Mexican Ambassador Calvillo’s bilingual poetry collection

The Philippine Center of the International PEN (Poets & Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will launch the poetry anthology, “Filipinas, Textos Cercanos (Philippines, Closer Texts),” by former Mexican Ambassador to the Philippines Tomás Calvillo Unna, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 23 2014]

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...In her acceptance speech, she said, "When I began to write as a very young person in a rigidly racist and inhibited colonial society, I felt, as many others did, that I existed marginally on the edge of the world of ideas, of imagination and beauty."
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Historian and literary critic Predrag Palavestr... [Published Tanjug - Aug 20 2014]
Political Repression in Ukraine: Pre-Trial Dete... [Published Global Research - Aug 11 2014]
PEN holds teaching workshop Monday in Naga [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 27 2014]
Political, social and moral quest [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 17 2014]
Obituary: Nadine Gordimer [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 15 2014]
Minister Nathi Mthethwa sends message of condol... [Published South African Government - Jul 15 2014]
Nadine Gordimer rests her mighty pen [Published City Press - Jul 14 2014]
Nobel prize winning author Nadine Gordimer dies... [Published DNA India - Jul 14 2014]
PEN to launch ‘Maximum Volume,’ anthology of sp... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 22 2014]
Rashid Rehman: chronicle of a death foretold [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 26 2014]
Simmering tensions: Behind the facade of Amman [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 28 2014]
New England’s Literary Leaders: Spotlight On Ne... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Apr 19 2014]
Ipso or the charter? Press regulation refusenik... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
PEN to launch Mexican Ambassador Calvillo’s bil... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 23 2014]
World: Many Women for ‘Cultural’ Reasons Sideli... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 21 2014]
Professor Falcón’s Lessons [Published New. Clear. Vision. - Mar 14 2014]
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Obituary: Nadine Gordimer [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 15 2014]
My first introduction to Comrade Nadine was through her writing during my student activist days in the mid-1970s and later when I was serving five years on Robben Island as a political prisoner from 1979 to 1984. Her writing struck me so powerfully as ...
World: Many Women for ‘Cultural’ Reasons Sideli... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 21 2014]
Source: UN Economic and Social Council, UN Commission on the Status of WomenCountry: World WOM/1986 Commission on the Status of Women Fifty-eighth Session15th Meeting* (AM) Civil Society Representatives Round out Session’s Debate Too many women and ...
Professor Falcón’s Lessons [Published New. Clear. Vision. - Mar 14 2014]
Solidarity and Camaraderie in a Puerto Rican Context by Matt Meyer On Monday, March 10, Puerto Rico’s leading intellectual — sociologist, educator, lawyer, author, organizer, and Independentista — passed away at age 84. A world renowned authority ...
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