The Contest of the Fruits

Co-published by MIT Press and Haverford College on the occasion of The Contest of the Fruits animation, the publication features essays by leading scholars and journalists that cover topics ranging from Uyghur script changes to rap in China, from silence to satire. Other contributions take a more tentacular approach: with a selection of poetry by diaspora Uyghur poets and insight on Chinese Muslim calligraphy, maintaining cultural heritage, the Sufi practice of Samā', mäshräp, and pop music