2017 Seminars

After the seminar has passed you can click on the seminar title to read an abstract, listen to audio and view images of the seminar presentations.

All seminars are in room 3.G.55 on the Bankstown Campus unless otherwise indicated.



3 March Anna Bernard (King's College London) International Solidarity and World Literature – Research Seminar
19 May Catriona Menzies-Pike (Sydney Review of Books, Western Sydney University);
Ben Denham (Western Sydney University, National Art School)
Never in print: the literary essay onlineSydney Review of Books seminar
9 June Alys Moody (Macquarie University)

Towards a Global Modernism:Modernity and the Crisis in the Social Role of Art

30 June Emmett Stinson (University of Newcastle) Short Story Collections and the Australian Culture Market
21 July Meera Atkinson (University of Sydney) The Poetics of Transgenerational Trauma - interactive seminar
28 July Chris Wortham Shakespeare's Maps: a tale of two paradigms in Henry V and Julius Caesar - Research Seminar
4 August

Prof Jerome Rothenberg (U.C. San Diego)

Writing Through: Translation & Othering as Forms of Composition - Research Seminar
15 September Ivor Indyk (Western Sydney University) Fay Zwicky and the Limits of Scorn – Research Seminar
13 October Kathleen Birrell (University of Melbourne) Locating Indigeneity – Curated by Alexis Wright
20 October Pedro Mairal Visiting Research fellow from Argentina
27 October

Jeff Hulcombe (Central Land Council)

A Symbol for Our Times – Curated by Alexis Wright
10 November Lorraine Sim (Western Sydney University) TBA – Research Seminar
1 December Helen Basides (Western Sydney University) Ann Radcliffe and feminine challenges to inter-class paternalism – Research Seminar
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