Main Program | Outside, Inside



 
25 Oct 2019 15:45 - 17:00
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Taman Baca. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
4 DAY PASS 1 DAY PASS

Migrants are frequently represented as outsiders in literature, powerless and vulnerable. Our panel is rewriting tropes of migration in groundbreaking ways, granting agency to people on the move and as they settle and grow roots in new places. By reframing these stories of social exclusion, suddenly migrants are the new insiders.

Para migran sering digambarkan sebagai orang luar dalam karya sastra, tidak berdaya, dan rentan. Panel kami sedang menulis ulang kiasan migrasi dengan cara inovatif, memberikan dorongan kepada orang-orang yang bergerak dan sebagaimana saat mereka menetap dan menumbuhkan akar di tempat baru. Dengan membingkai ulang kisah-kisah pengucilan sosial ini, tiba tiba saja para migran ini menjadi orang dalam baru.

Featuring

Norman Ince

Norman Ince has taught English literature and language for the past 33 years in Canada and Indonesia. In 2004 he translated The Windows, Fira Basuki’s first novel (originally titled Jendela-Jendela), …


Lou Drofenik

Lou Drofenik grew up in Malta and now lives in regional Victoria, Australia. She has written poetry, short stories, and novels. She is a three-time winner of the Malta National …


Raymond Antrobus

British-Jamaican poet Raymond Antrobus is the author of To Sweeten Bitter and The Perseverance, which was The Sunday Times and The Guardian Poetry Book of the Year in 2018. He has won fellowships from Cave Canem, Complete Works 3, and Jerwood Compton …


Jenny Zhang

Jenny Zhang is the author of the story collection Sour Heart and the poetry collection Dear Jenny, We Are All Find. She is the recipient of the Pen/Bingham Award for …



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