Main Program: Jane Caro: Plain Speaking

25 Oct 2018 14:30 - 15:30
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

“At some point, I gave up trying to play it safe. I stopped trying to control the uncontrollable.” Novelist, commentator and Walkley Award winner Jane Caro brings a breath of fresh air to conversations about education, religion, feminism and aging, to name a few. She takes the UWRF stage to chart her passions and perspectives.

“Pada titik tertentu, saya menyerah untuk mencoba bermain aman. Saya berhenti mencoba mengendalikan yang tak terkendali.” Novelis, komentator, dan pemenang Walkley Award, Jane Caro, menghembuskan udara baru dalam percakapan tentang pendidikan, agama, feminisme, dan masa tua, serta hal lainnya. Ia akan berbagi meja diskusi di UWRF dan memetakan topik paling menarik dari persperktifnya.


Rosemary Sayer

Rosemary Sayer is a writer, business communications consultant and former journalist. Her third book More to the Story: Conversations with Refugees was published in 2015. She has previously written two …

Jane Caro

Jane Caro is a Walkley Award winning Australian columnist, novelist, broadcaster, advertising writer, documentary maker, feminist and social commentator. She has published 11 books, including the novels Just a Girl, …

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