New Directions in the Study of Javanese Literature


Java in Jerusalem: New Directions in the Study of Javanese Literature and Culture (Research Group conference)

Mon, 17/06/2019 to Wed, 19/06/2019



Javanese literature is among the world’s richest and most unusual literary traditions, yet it is currently little known outside of Java, Indonesia. The vast majority of Javanese texts, in manuscript and print form, remain untouched by scholars.

Willem van der Molen

Willem van der Molen

Universitas Indonesia
Willem van der Molen is a senior researcher at KITLV and professor of philology and Old Javanese at Universitas Indonesia in Depok, Indonesia.
Anthony Day

J. Anthony Day

Independent Scholar

Anthony Day teaches world literature and Southeast Asian history, and writes scholarly articles on Southeast Asian literature and film. Formerly a faculty member at Yale-NUS College Singapore, Dr. Day is now an independent scholar.