Censorship and Political Correctness

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Whose story is this to tell? Grappling with the space between ensuring that communities and individuals speak for themselves, as well as the responsibility writers have to shed light on difficult issues. Three writers discuss their experiences with censorship, political correctness and finding voice.

Image credit: Alan Weedon


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Class Ceiling

Saturday, October 1, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Different types of capital control access to the arts. What are the impacts of financial, cultural and social capital on 'becoming an artist'?

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Australian Poetry Presents: Poetically Pushing Against Dominant Narratives

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Saturday, October 1, 2016
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Between/across/along/in/out/around – the many voiced and the many textured landscape of queer poets writing in Australia right now.

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Future of … Funding

Sunday, October 2, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What is this 'funding' and where can we find it?

Sunday_ApocalypsoNights_RoyalExchange_BriohnyDoyle_creditSarah-JaneEdis

Apocalypso Nights

Sunday, October 2, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What does dystopic fiction tell us about the world we live in?