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Indonesian Literature, Politics, & Theatre Discussions
March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
One event on March 31, 2023 at 2:00 pm
Thursday, March 30, 2 – 3:30 pm, CMA Building, Room 5.136 (Lady Bird Johnson Room)
With Dr. Max Lane, Independent Scholar, Translator, and Visiting Senior Fellow, ISEAS -Yusof Ishak Institute on his new book INDONESIA OUT OF EXILE.
Friday, March 31, 2 – 4 pm, CMA Building, Room 3.114
Screening BEHIND THE STAGE: SILENT SONG OF THE GENJER FLOWERS
Watch the full stage play on https://youtu.be/A7OGfkAr-xc
Followed by Q and A with Faiza Mardzoeki, Writer, Playwright, & Theater Director, based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Dr. Max Lane is author of Unfinished Nation: Indonesia Before and After Suharto (Verso 2008); Catastrophe in Indonesia (Seagull 2010), and An Introduction to the Politics of Indonesian Unions (ISEAS 2019). He is the translator of Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s This Earth of Mankind and its sequels. He has also worked in journalism and democratic rights movements.
Faiza Mardzoeki, is a playwright and director, of the iconic Silent Song of the Genjer Flowers, telling of the experiences of women who survived 14 years of political imprisonment. She has produced many plays and two concerts and two major arts festivals. Her works have been screened/performed all over the world.
Both Events Sponsored by the Department of Communication Studies and the South Asia Institute
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