Main Program: 30 Years of Lontar



 
29 Oct 2017 16:00 - 17:30
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Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
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Founded in 1987, the Lontar Foundation celebrates its 30th anniversary at UWRF17. Lontar has published work by more than 800 Indonesian authors and almost single-handedly created a canon of Indonesian literature in English translation. 15 Lontar authors are participating in this year’s Festival. Join them for a mini-fest of performances, readings and celebration.

Didirikan pada tahun 1987, Lontar Foundation merayakan hari jadinya yang ke-30 di UWRF17. Lontar telah menerbitkan karya oleh lebih dari 800 penulis Indonesia dan hampir secara sendirian menciptakan sebuah kanon sastra Indonesia dalam terjemahan bahasa Inggris. 15 penulis Lontar berpartisipasi dalam Festival tahun ini. Bergabunglah dengan mereka untuk pertunjukan, bacaan, dan perayaan mini-fest.

Featuring

John McGlynn

John H. McGlynn, publisher and translator of Indonesian literature, has translated several dozen publications under his own name and, through the Lontar Foundation, which he co-founded in 1987, has ushered …



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