Tag Archives: gender & sexuality

Event: Women’s Resistance Through Arts and the Media in Indonesia (Perdu & Read My World, Amsterdam)

February 9, 20:00 Perdu (http://perdu.nl) Kloveniersburgwal 86 1012 CZ Amsterdam Praktisch: Free entrance Doors open: 19:30 Met Intan Paramaditha Women’s Resistance Through Arts and the Media in Indonesia   The discourse of sexuality is inseparable from the tension and polarization that characterize politics and culture in Indonesia. Last year, after a series of anti-LGBT statements

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A Feminist Trajectory of Literary Influences

Inside Indonesia, April 24, 2016 *An earlier version of this essay was presented at the ‘70 Years of Textual Production in Indonesia’ conference at Goethe University (12–13 October 2015) in conjunction with the Frankfurt Book Fair, where Indonesia was guest of honour in 2015.     I started to think about literary influences more frequently after

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The LGBT Debate and the Fear of “Gerakan”

This is the longer version of an article published in The Jakarta Post, February 27, 2016. Intan Paramaditha*     The LGBT debate in Indonesia today speaks volumes about different kinds of fear. It reflects the fear of the dissolution of heteronormative values and national morality, which, since the Reformasi, have been embedded within a conservative interpretation

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Transnational Genders Onscreen, University of Minnesota

Transnational Genders Onscreen: Queer and Feminist Cinema in East and Southeast Asia October 17-18, 2014 35 Nicholson Hall A conference organized by the IAS Critical Asian Studies Collaborative Transnational Genders on Screen: Queer and Feminist Cinema in East and Southeast Asia examines the representation of gender and identity in the films of East and Southeast

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