Intan is working on a manuscript based on her doctoral dissertation at NYU, focusing on film, activism, and sexual politics in a period of democratization and Islamic resurgence in Indonesia. She analyzes how a new generation of Indonesian cultural producers redefines the nation through sexual politics, which manifest in film practices and activism that range from cultivating art communities to proposing a judicial review of the Film Law at the Constitutional Court.
Read her dissertation abstract here:
Parts of the research have been presented in, among others: The Annual Southeast Asian Cinemas Conference/ASEACC (Ho Chi Minh City, 2010); Society for Cinema and Media Studies/ SCMS (New Orleans, 2011); “Religion and the Digital Age” conference, organized by the NYU Center for Religion and Media (New York, 2013); American Anthropological Association/AAA Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C., 2014).
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