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Contesting Indonesian Nationalism and Masculinity on Cinema (Asian Cinema, 2007)

            Asian Cinema, Fall/Winter 2007 (Vol. 18 no. 2) Intan Paramaditha In one of the most powerful films in the New Order regime in Indonesia (1966-1998), Arifin C. Noer’s Pengkhianatan G30S/PKI (The 30th September Movement Treason/PKI, 1984), a scene shows a general’s daughter looking admiringly at a portrait of her

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Tracing the White Ink: The Maternal Body in Indonesian Women’s Writing (RIMA, 2007)

Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs, vol. 41, no. 2 (2007), pp. 67–94. Criticism about post-Soeharto Indonesian women’s writing has always revolved around the celebration of female sexuality, which was inhibited and repressed during the New Order government. Hélène Cixous’ “The Laugh of the Medusa” has been cited in journals and newspapers to support (or

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“Identitas antara” NH Dini (Pola dan Silangan, 2007)

“Identitas antara”: Perempuan, seksualitas dan Identitas kebangsaan dalam Novel-novel Nh. Dini Intan Paramaditha Terbit dalam buku  Pola dan silangan: jender dalam teks Indonesia (ed. Lisabona Rahman). Jakarta: Kalam, 2007. Frantz Fanon dalam karyanya Black Skin, White Mask membandingkan pengalaman kolonialisme laki-laki dan perempuan kulit berwarna. Bila laki-laki menderita beban psikologis akibat penjajahan, perempuan adalah subyek

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Pasir Berbisik and 
new women’s aesthetics
 in Indonesian cinema (Jump Cut, 2007)

Jump Cut  vol. 49, 2007 Intan Paramaditha Nan T. Achnas’ Pasir Berbisik (Whispering Sands, 2001) was produced during the early years of Indonesian reformasi, a new era of democracy after the end of New Order regime under Suharto’s authoritarian leadership in 1998. It is an important film not only in terms of political context but

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Pembacaan cerpen di Senja Sastra DKJ (2006)

Senja Sastra Dewan Kesenian Jakarta Tempo, Senin, 04 September 2006 | 14:54 WIB Komite Sastra Dewan Kesenian Jakarta menggelar acara Senja Sastra mulai September 2006. Acara ini digelar pada Jumat minggu pertama setiap bulan. Sebagaimana namanya, acara itu berlangsung menjelang senja, mulai pukul 17.00 WIB, di Ruang Kreativitas Terbuka, Taman Ismail Marzuki. Acara pertama pada

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