SOAS University of London

Centre of South East Asian Studies

Reflecting on homonormativity in post-98 Indonesian Cinema

Ben Murtagh
Ben Murtagh (SOAS, University of London)

Date: 8 October 2013Time: 5:15 PM

Finishes: 8 October 2013Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: B102

Type of Event: Seminar

Speaker Biography

Ben Murtagh is Senior Lecturer in Indonesian and Malay at SOAS, University of London. He is joint managing editor of the journal Indonesia and the Malay World. Ben's main research interests are the cinema, literature and cultural history of Indonesia, with a particular focus on constructions of non-normative sexual identities in popular culture. His book, Genders and Sexualities in Indonesian Cinema: Constructing Gay, Lesbi and Waria Identities on Screen, has recently been published by Routledge.

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