Conference Schedule

Thursday, May 24 at Grha Sanusi Hardjadinata

14:00-15:00: Welcome from the organizers and university officials: Chair of the Department of English, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Rector of Universitas Padjadjaran
15:00-17:30: Keynote Lectures
– Dr. Shrimati Das (Professor of Indian Studies 2012, Indian Council for Cultural Relations-India)
“The Power of Female Gaze: Renegotiating Cross-Cultural Perspectives;
– Dr. Dédé Oetomo (Independent Scholar, LGBT rights activist, Founder of Gaya Nusantara)
“To Cross or Not to Cross: Do We Have a Choice?”;
Moderator: Dr. Aquarini P. Prabasmoro (Department of English, Universitas Padjadjaran).

Friday, May 25

08:00-17:30: Student Poetry-Reading and Speech Competitions at Bale Rumawat;
08:30-17:00: Conference Parallel Sessions at 2nd floor Gedung 4;
08:30-17:30: Student Career Workshops

Saturday, May 26

08:00-15:00: Roundtable Special Topics Discussions
13:00-15:00: Keynote lectures at Grha Sanusi Hardjadinata:
– Angelo R. Lacuesta (Philippine fiction writer, winner of the 2005 National Book Awards and the 2007 Palanca Memorial Awards)
will speak of representing local, South East Asian voices and experiences in world literary discourse.
– Julia Suryakusuma (independent writer and activist)
will speak of the abuse and misappropriation of religious-cultural fervor limiting women’s movement in Indonesia public spheres.
15:00-17.00: Closing

You can see the list of accepted papers in Accepted Paper page.

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