Donning The Cape – On The Power and Limit of Representation

Date

5 December 2020

Time

13:00 - 15:00
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In a world where we still experience cultural dominance, representation is seen as a way to bolster diversity of thoughts. But often, representation means there is a burden of presenting an ‘inspiring’ narrative arc or for a character to be somewhat of a heroic figure instead of showing a character with their full spectrum of humanity. In the world of literature, what does it mean to have meaningful representation? How would or should it look like

Speakers:
Bonni Rambatan (IDN)
Norman Erikson Pasaribu (IDN)
Eunice Andrada (PHL-AUS)

Moderator:
Hera Diani (IDN)