Main Program: Half a Century of ASEAN



 
28 Oct 2017 10:15 - 11:30
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Taman Baca. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
4 DAY PASS 1 DAY PASS

In August 1967, ASEAN began as a collective of five countries. Now ten strong, it celebrates 50 years in 2017. We invite writers from across the region to share their perspectives on literary life in Southeast Asia, and to question whether half a century of the alliance has given rise to an ASEAN identity.

Pada bulan Agustus 1967, ASEAN menjadi sebuah organisasi kolektif untuk lima negara di Asia Tenggara. Sekarang setelah sepuluh negara bergabung, dan merayakan 50 tahun di tahun 2017. Kami mengundang penulis dari seluruh wilayah untuk berbagi perspektif tentang kehidupan sastra di Asia Tenggara, dan untuk mempertanyakan apakah setengah abad dalam perserikatan telah memunculkan identitas ASEAN yang sesungguhnya.

Featuring

Intan Paramaditha

Intan Paramaditha’s fiction explores the relations between gender and sexuality, culture and politics. Her short story collection, Sihir Perempuan, was shortlisted for the 2005 Khatulistiwa Literary Award, and in 2013 …


Jhoanna Lynn B. Cruz

Jhoanna Lynn B. Cruz wrote the Philippines’ first sole-author collection of lesbian-themed stories, Women Loving, available as the ebook Women on Fire. Her latest work has been included in Griffith …


Marc Nair

Poet and photographer Marc Nair was the recipient of the Singapore National Arts Council (NAC) 2016 Young Artist Award. He has published seven volumes of poetry and performed spoken word …


Bernice Chauly

Bernice Chauly is the author of six books of poetry and prose, which include the acclaimed Growing Up With Ghosts and Onkalo. She is Festival Director of the George Town …


Leila S. Chudori

Renowned as one of Indonesia’s most respected senior journalists, Leila Salikha Chudori had her first short stories published when she was 12. Her first novel Pulang, a saga spanning two …



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