Main Program | Talking ‘Bout a Revolution



 
26 Oct 2019 15:45 - 17:00
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
NEKA Museum. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
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Countries on the precipice of revolution make for fascinating literary fodder. Travel back to times a-changin’ for Indonesia, Angola and Zimbabwe – from colonial regime to revolutionary uprising to aftermath. Meet the writers who have so boldly and evocatively captured these defining and unforgettable moments in history.

Negara-negara yang berada di jurang revolusi menjadi sumber sastra yang menarik. Perjalanan kembali ke tiap perubahan di masa lampau bagi Indonesia, Angola, dan Zimbabwe – dari rezim kolonial hingga pemberontakan revolusioner hingga setelahnya. Temui para penulis yang telah berani dan penuh semangat ini saat menangkap momen-momen yang menentukan dan teak terlupakan dalam sejarah.

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), …


Suneeta Peres da Costa

Suneeta Peres da Costa is a Sydney, Australia-based writer. Her latest book Saudade focuses on the legacies of Portuguese colonialism and the Goan diaspora in Angola. Her literary honors include a Fulbright …


Azhari Aiyub

Acehnese writer Azhari Aiyub won the Poets of All Nations’ Free Word Award in 2005. Perempuan Pala and The Garden of Delights & Other Tales is his collection of short …


Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s first novel House of Stone won the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award, and was listed for The Orwell Prize, The Dylan Thomas Prize and The Folio Prize, …



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