Main Program | Weaving Mythical Characters and Magic Realism

09 Oct 2021 11:00 - 11:45
/ / IDR 299,000 (All Main Program Access)
Online via townscript.com | Live in Indus Restaurant, Bali & The Rechabite Hall, Perth.

Celebrated Indonesian author Ayu Utami, a pioneer of women’s erotica in Indonesia, along with Fogarty Award-winner Rebecca Higgie, will share stage and screen with Professor Krishna Sen to explore the use of mythical characters and magic realism in Australian and Indonesian literature. How can these literary tools help us reveal and investigate personal and national histories?

(This session is presented in English)

Supported by WritingWA

Penulis termasyhur Indonesia Ayu Utami, pelopor erotika perempuan di Indonesia, bersama dengan pemenang Fogarty Award Rebecca Higgie, akan berbagi panggung dan layar dengan Profesor Krishna Sen untuk mengeksplorasi penggunaan karakter mitos dan realisme magis dalam sastra Australia dan Indonesia. Bagaimana alat sastra ini dapat membantu kita mengungkap dan menyelidiki sejarah pribadi dan nasional?

(Sesi ini dipersembahkan dalam Bahasa Inggris)

Didukung oleh WritingWA


Krishna Sen

Internationally recognized scholar of contemporary Indonesia and media studies, Krishna Sen has published countless works in her fields. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, Professor …

Rebecca Higgie

Perth writer Rebecca Higgie’s life has been surrounded by books; from her work in the stacks at the State Library of Western Australia to her academia at Curtin University and …

Ayu Utami

Ayu Utami received the 2000 Prince Claus Award and the 2018 Ahmad Bakrie Award for Literature. During Indonesia’s military regime, she was a journalist and activist for freedom of the …

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