A hundred years young… almost!

Originally posted on The Goa Review of Books:
The young Jesuit Kelwin Monteiro promptly agreed and shared a copy of the latest issue of Dor Mhoineachi Rotti. It is now online and free to access here. Kelwin wrote: As assured, kindly find attached to this mail the January issue of the Dor Mhoineachi Rotti.  Feel free to put it on any website or  blog, so that it reaches to the maximum number of people!  I will send you the issues every month! This is the 99th year of its publication.  The year 2015-16 would be the Centenary Year of publication!… Continue reading A hundred years young… almost!

Rare, antiquarian, second-hand, and “loanable” Goa books

Originally posted on The Goa Review of Books:
Do you have any Goa books falling in the above categories that you might be willing to share and/or sell with other Goa Book Club members? If so, please list them. I have quite a few Goa-related book which can be referred to at my home (or borrowed, if duplicates are available). The single-copies of these books I’m reluctant to share for obvious purposes. Older Goa books tend to be hard to find and, often, impossible to replace. Continue reading Rare, antiquarian, second-hand, and “loanable” Goa books

Translations, typesetting… Konkani

Originally posted on The Goa Review of Books:
Just to put you in touch with a young lady (who did her graduation in Konkani and is now doing her Master’s in History), who’s open to doing translations (English-Konkani) and also typesetting in Devanagari:neelamtatkar499 at gmail.com Neelam, feel free to join the Goa Book Club. There are authors here who might need translation services. It could also whet your appetite for books related to Goa. ADDENDA: Anwesha Singbal write: Hi. even i would be interested in translation jobs. I have been already empanelled on the government list too. Thanks. Email: asingbal@gmail.com.… Continue reading Translations, typesetting… Konkani

The Wikipedia… Making it Happen in Konkani

As you might be aware, the Dalgado Konkani Akademi and the Centre for Internet and Society Access to Knowledge Programme (Bangalore) are jointly organising a two-day Konkani Wikipedia Workshop to promote Romi Konkani in cyberspace, and on the Wikipedia in particular. The workshop will be held on November 16/17, 2013 at the Krishnadas Shama Central Library, Pato, Panjim. But even if you’re far from Goa, you can help take this initiative forward. What you can do to help: Get in touch, pick up suitable articles to translate into Romi Konkani. Work to locate sharable articles suitable for Romi readers. Share … Continue reading The Wikipedia… Making it Happen in Konkani