George Quinn: Promoting Javanese with passion
The Jakarta Post
The declining enthusiasm for the study of Javanese has never deterred George Quinn from continuing to promote the language in Australia.
George Quinn: JP/Wahyoe BoediwardhanaBorn in New Zealand on July 22, 1943, his love of Javanese culture began when he met Emmy Oey, an Indonesian woman of Chinese descent from Banyumas, Central Java.
“Although Chinese in ethnicity, Emmy’s family was...