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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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Khatulistiwa announces short list (The Jakarta Post, 2005)

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Sun, 09/04/2005 10:15 AM The prestigious Khatulistiwa Literary Award was established in 2000 by QB World Books in association with Plaza Senayan, and is a national, annual award dedicated to honoring and developing exemplary Indonesian literature. Now in its fifth year, the 2004-2005 award covers those works published between June

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