• Arlin Lisa

Hooked & Hired #1

Updated: Feb 18



Hooked Hired is a program held by the English Literature Study Program at the State Islamic University of Raden Mas Said, Surakarta in the form of an educational seminar with a focus on career development planning for English Literature students. This program is very helpful for students to determine their future career paths.


This seminar invites speaker from abroad, alumni, and students to share their knowledge and experiences about careers in translation, linguistics, and literature. This event has several themes and is held from 23 to 27 August.


1. Hooked and Hired (International Seminar) “Translation and interpreting: classes between theories and practices”. It was held on August 23, 2021. The speakers are Umi Pujiyanti (English Literature Lecturer at UIN Raden Mas Said Surakarta) Tao Song (Ph. D. Cand on Translation Studies at Western Australia University), and Christopher Allen Woodrich (Independent researcher from Canada).


2. Hooked and Hired (Alumni Seminar) “career sharing as Translators, Language Assistants, and Edupreneur”. It is held on August 24, 2021. The speakers are Yuni Lestari (Language Service Provider at Elite Asia and Cerence) Adjit Panji Surya (Edupreneur and Freelance Comic Translator), and Artin Mahaartian (Freelance Transcriber)



3. Hooked and Hired (Alumni Seminar) “career sharing as author and digital creativepreneur”. It is held on August 25, 2021. The speakers are Khusnul Mubtadiin (Top4 Marketing) Yunita Rahmayanti (Novelist) A.M. Hammami Faiz (Indie Film and Photography)





4. Hooked and Hired (Alumni Seminar) “Career Sharing as Public Relations, Business Communicator, Journalist, and Tour and Travel”. It is held on 26 August 2021. The speakers are Septiana Fidyaningtyas (Public Relations at LIPI), Restu Wahyuning Asih (Reporter and Anchor at TribunnewsWiki), and Ikhwanudin (PT. AWK Best Holiday Tour and Travel)





5. Student seminar "between gpa, gps, gpu". It is held on 27 August 2021. The speakers are Kamila Yasmin Kusuma (International Champion of Poetry Creation), Tivana Firsta (Poet and Novelist), Arynaa Azzahra (International Champion of Game Character Design), Karimatul Ulya (GenRe Ambassador), and Chory Afry Andari (Hafizah 10 Juz).



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