• Discussion

    Criss-Crossing Stories from Two Lands

    Roundtable Discussion

    Saturday, October 28, 2017, 01:00 PM

    Salihara Lobby

Saling Silang Cerita Dua Daratanis a roundtable forum to close LIFEs 2017. This forum attempts to reread literature, ideas, and other Latin American contexts, and to talk about how they relate to the Indonesian perspective.

Frequently asked questions include: how do we position the development of literature and ideas from Latin America within the global reality, today? These thoughts and ideas include ones connected to the socio-economic and political practice. Have Latin American leftist ideas failed?

Session #1

From Marx to Pope Francis: Latin America and the Leftist Thought

Nur Iman Subono: the Ebb and Flow of Latin American Leftist Inspiration

Victorius Prajna-Nugroho: Liberation Theology

Yustinus Prastowo:Marxism, Liberation Theology, and the Church’s Social Teachings

01:00 PM

Session #2

From Kartini to Juana Ines, from Pramoedya to Juan Rulfo

Dewi Candraningrum: Reading Kartini and Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

Nirwan Dewanto: Pioneers of Latin American Literature: Jorge Luis Borges and Alejo Carpentier

Ronny Agustinus: Latin American Literature, Today

04:00 PM

LIFEs 2017
Along with our partners, Komunitas Salihara proudly presents a festival of literature and ideas, LIFEs—a new name and format for Salihara’s Literary Biennale. This year’s theme is Viva! Reborn! focusing on “reading Latin America”.