The Jungle School + Print On Demand

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Dear fans of The Jungle School, We’re pleased to announce that for those of you want to purchase a copy of the book, but you live so far from Indonesia, you now have… Continue reading

Butet and The Jungle School Book Rocked New York!

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New York, NY.  April 12, 2012 The Southeast Asian Student Initiative invited Butet to speak at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in New York City today.  Gerri Aryza and Ryan… Continue reading

The Jungle School at the Indonesian Embassy, Washington DC

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Washington, DC, April 10, 2012 Ambassador Dino Patti Djalal and the staff of the Indonesian Embassy’s Economic Section welcomed Butet to the US capital today for the official launch of The Jungle School… Continue reading

A Jungle Education Book Review by Kendisan Kusumaatmadja

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A Jungle Education Book Review by Kendisan Kusumaatmadja   The Jungle School, Butet Manurung’s autobiographical book, may not be for the faint of heart or the opinionated. It contains gritty daily observations of… Continue reading

Butet and The Jungle School in Boston

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Butet arrived in Boston on April 3, prepared for two events — an in-depth conversation at the Indonesia Center of Harvard’s Kennedy School and an author’s dinner in Boston. At Harvard on April… Continue reading

Butet Manurung and Gouri Mirpuri: A Literary Collaboration

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Butet Manurung and Gouri Mirpuri: A Literary Collaboration

It was mutual admiration at first sight for Indonesian award-winning anthropologist Butet Manurung and Singaporean writer Gouri Mirpuri. Not long after they met, their first collaborative effort The Jungle School was published (www.tempointeraktif.com).

First Stop, US Author Tour, Philadelphia

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First Stop, US Author Tour, Philadelphia Last night, Butet began her US Author Tour with a standing room only event at the Philadelphia City Institute Library.  More than 75 people came to hear… Continue reading

Butet on Berita Satu: Indonesia Insight

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Butet on Berita Satu: Indonesia Insight

Butet talked to Berita Satu: Indonesia Insight, on March 9th, 2012, about the lessons she learned and expanding the horizons of the NGO she helped found.

From the Jungle to Harvard with Butet Manurung @america

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The Jungle School Book discussion was held at @america, Pacific Place level 3, on 13th March 2012, 18.30-20.00pm  

Voice of America discusses GURU RIMBA, the documentary

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GURU RIMBA, the documentary “Guru Rimba” is about a school in a remote rainforest in Indonesia. The documentary highlights how education is helping indigenous people to stand up for their rights. The students… Continue reading