Comedy as a Weapon

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

These conscientious objectors bring their rage to the page and make you gasp with laughs. But do comedians have an obligation to comment on the world?

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.

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.

Changing Languages

Sunday, October 1, 2017
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Language is an ever-growing organism, but it can't just be shaped by those in the mainstream.