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Intan Paramaditha

Lecturer in Media and Film Studies, Macquarie University

Intan Paramaditha is an Indonesian fiction writer and a lecturer at the Department of Media, Music, Communication & Cultural Studies, Macquarie University, Sydney. She received her Ph.D in Cinema Studies from New York University (2014) and has taught at the University of Indonesia and Sarah Lawrence College. Her research focuses on media, activism, and sexual politics in post-authoritarian Indonesia.

Her articles appear in edited volumes and journals such as Jump Cut, Film Quarterly, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, Asian Cinema, and Visual Anthropology (forthcoming). Her novel Gentayangan/ The Wandering (translated by Stephen J. Epstein) was the 2017 Tempo's Best Literary Fiction and a PEN Translates Award winner in 2018.


  • 2016–present
    Lecturer, Macquarie University


  • 2014 
    New York University, Cinema Studies