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مرگِ عشق در عصر ما

مرگِ عشق در عصر ما

خانم کریستینا نهرینگ در کتاب «منشورِ عشق» از طرفی عرضه‌کنندهٔ نگاهی است تاریخی به پدیدهٔ عشق در جوامع انسانی و از سوی دیگر دلگیرانه، به دلایلی اشاره می‌کند که به افول قدرتِ عشق در جوامع مدرن منجر شده است.عشق چیست؟ آیا امکان تعریف جهان‌شمولی دربارهٔ آن هست؟ آیا هجوم انرژی..

April 13, 2014 with ۰ Comments
Contemporary Iranian Photography – California

Contemporary Iranian Photography – California

Contemporary Iranian Photography April 12th – May 7th, 2014 Curated by Abbas Daneshvari, Simin Dehghani, Marjan Asgari California State University, Los Angeles, Fine Arts Gallery

March 1, 2014 with ۰ Comments
?Is absolute Secularity Conceivable

?Is absolute Secularity Conceivable

Simon During in The Immanent Frame Is absolute secularity conceivable? The question arises from the paradoxical intuition that the secularization thesis is simultaneously both right and muddled. Perhaps the most fundamental problem with the broader secularization thesis (which I take to claim that, over the past half-millennium or so, Western society has undergone a systemic […]

February 27, 2014 with ۰ Comments
Physicists find a new ‘state of matter’ in the eyes of chickens

Physicists find a new ‘state of matter’ in the eyes of chickens

George Dvorsky Physics in io9 An unusual arrangement of particles has been discovered in the cells of chicken eyes. It’s the first time scientists have seen such a system in a biological system — one that allows materials to behave like both a crystal and a liquid. The unique arrangement is called “disordered hyperuniformity,” and […]

February 26, 2014 with ۰ Comments
The Rise of the Single Dad

The Rise of the Single Dad

Caroline Kitchener in The Atlantic Today, more men than ever are making the same choice. A Pew Research study published this statistic this summer: 8 percent of households with minor children are now headed by a single father, up from just one percent in 1960. This represents a nine-fold increase, from fewer than 300,000 households […]

February 26, 2014 with ۰ Comments
Writers Into Saints

Writers Into Saints

Tim Parks in The New York review of the Books Over the last ten years or so I have read literary biographies of Dickens, Dostoevsky, Chekhov, Hardy, Leopardi, Verga, D. H. Lawrence, Joyce, Woolf, Moravia, Morante, Malaparte, Pavese, Borges, Beckett, Bernhard, Christina Stead, Henry Green, and probably others too. With only the rarest of exceptions, […]

February 24, 2014 with ۰ Comments
Blue Melancholia is Approaching

Blue Melancholia is Approaching

It’s not about death, or the end drawing near. It’s not about love or hate among sisters, fathers, mothers, sons, daughters or husbands and wives. Nor is it about ” happiness”, with its usual smirk, hiding all the depressing feelings of melancholia. It’s not “about” anything in particular to many who haven’t experienced it. It […]

February 24, 2014 with ۰ Comments
Poet of the Caribbean- Derek Walcott

Poet of the Caribbean- Derek Walcott

Teju Cole in Sunday Book Review, The new York Times “Writing poetry is an unnatural act,” Elizabeth Bishop once wrote. “It takes skill to make it seem natural.” The thought is kin to the one John Keats expressed in an 1818 letter to his friend John Taylor: “If Poetry comes not as naturally as the […]

February 24, 2014 with ۰ Comments
Why is Academic Writing so Academic

Why is Academic Writing so Academic

Joshua Rothman in The New Yorker A few years ago, when I was a graduate student in English, I presented a paper at my department’s American Literature Colloquium. (A colloquium is a sort of writing workshop for graduate students.) The essay was about Thomas Kuhn, the historian of science. Kuhn had coined the term “paradigm […]

February 23, 2014 with ۰ Comments
Iran Academia Campaign

Iran Academia Campaign

Iran Academia is an online university for Social Sciences and Humanities taught in Persian for Iranian students. You can read more about the objectives of this project on our website by following this link. The academy will be open to the public in September 2014…To make this happen we need to raise 25% of the […]

February 23, 2014 with ۰ Comments