Our Place & Other Parts of Us

Friday, September 29, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Three Aboriginal writers discuss how they navigate place, identity and all the other parts of them in their writing, as well as how migrant, refugee and settler writers can write about their relationship to place and land in Australia without reinforcing aspects of settler colonialism.

#australia #place #identity #decolonisation


No Country For Old White Men

Saturday, September 30, 2017
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

"We need more diversity", they cry, scrabbling for a token minority writer. But how can we move forward and smash those glass ceilings and ivory towers?

Real Talk

Saturday, September 30, 2017
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

The written word isn't for everyone. Capturing people in their own words in film, audio and theatre is important, especially for People of Colour and displaced or otherwise marginalised communities.

Going Off Script

Friday, September 29, 2017
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

The writer's role on stage, film, TV and the net varies, but all must negotiate the difficulties of their words leaving the page.

Words Against Violence

Friday, September 29, 2017
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

How do we respond to a world of violence, injustice, and war? Here, writers will discuss how they meet this challenge in their work.