Max Lane is the translator of Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s acclaimed quartet of novels written in the prison camp of Buru : This Earth of Mankind, Child of All Nations, Footsteps, and House of Glass. He will discuss his latest book on Pramoedya’s important role in bringing down the military authoritarian regime of Suharto’s New Order.
The talk will be followed a film screening of “The Silent Song of the Genjer Flowers” - by Faiza Mardzoeki
This is a filmed stage play highlighting the perspectives and experiences of the women survivors of Suharto’s violence against Gerwani, the Indonesian Women’s Movement allied with the Indonesian Communist Party. 370 Dwinelle Hall