CALC Seminar Series 2024


Monique Rooney

All seminars are taking place via zoom on Thursday evenings, 4.30 – 6pm.
Thursday 28 March

Philip Morrissey, Dashiell Moore, Philip Mead, Peter Minter, and Tyne Daile Sumner on  "Lionel Fogarty in Poetry and Politics"


Past events

Lionel Fogarty in Poetry and Politics

28 Mar 2024

This seminar will be held on Zoom. Please contact the seminar convenor Monique Rooney for the Zoom link. From the radical politics...

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Catherine Vidler’s Selected Visual Poems: A Book Launch and Memorial Seminar

14 Dec 2023

Catherine Vidler’s Selected Visual Poems: A Book Launch and Memorial Seminar: Catherine Vidler (1973-2023) was one of Australia’s foremost visual and lyric...

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Postcolonialism in Australian Literature: The Case of Miles Franklin (1879-1954)

21 Sep 2023

This seminar brings together postcolonial literary theory and contemporary political theory. Students of Australian politics tend to separate political and...

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Dymphna Cusack’s resourceful melodrama: Carbon capitalism and the fossil unconscious in Southern Steel (1953)

24 Aug 2023

In a 1992 review of Abdelrahmen Munif’s Cities of Salt, Amitav Ghosh coined the term ‘petrofiction’ and pointed towards the invisibility of fossil fuels in...

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In conversation: Rachel Franks on An Uncommon Hangman

1 Jun 2023

Executioners were once a critical component of the justice system in New South Wales. In an era when judges handed down death sentences as easily as they...

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