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Bhakti Shringarpure
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Bhakti Shringarpure is the editor of Warscapes magazine. Follow her on Twitter @bhakti_shringa

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Feminism Is Big Business

(1) Comments | Posted December 19, 2013 | 5:07 PM

Beyoncé's new album arrived with no prior hype or marketing a few days ago and it only took a few seconds before the maniacal media scramble began. Part of the excitement was about the precise marketing strategy: In a world where one tweet or one instagram can turn you into...

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Why Teach Multicultural Literature?

(11) Comments | Posted September 13, 2013 | 4:59 PM


I have taught literature at the college level for almost a decade and at as many as six different campuses. These have mainly been classes that were focused on non-western writing. One semester, I had assigned Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Purple...

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Holding America Hostage

(6) Comments | Posted February 8, 2013 | 2:44 PM

This year's Golden Globes award ceremony stood out for the adulation and ovations heaped upon the CIA. Whether for Argo, Zero Dark Thirty or Homeland, the projects' creators provided gushing thank-you's to the heroic agency and its covert operators - in Argo's case taking this to the level of pure...

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On "Exotic" Parenting

(105) Comments | Posted August 6, 2012 | 9:09 PM

When our baby boy Surya was five-months-old, he (finally) started to sleep longer stretches at night. It was a pleasure to be slightly less strung out. Then...

He stopped sleeping for stretches longer than 45 minutes.

My upstairs neighbor and comrade-in-motherhood, Carol, hypothesized that he had suddenly realized...

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