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Beyond Binary: Nevo Zisin on Gender

28 November 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Nevo Zisin and Fury

Nevo Zisin has experienced gender in ways most of us may not.

Writers on Wednesdays: Travel Writing

29 November 2017
Writers Victoria
Kate J Armstrong

This seminar will delve into the major styles, principles and techniques of travel writing, the common...


29 November 2017 to 10 December 2017
Theatre Works
Theatre Works and Rawcus


An Instrument of Collaboration, ARt on the Page

29 November 2017
University of Melbourne Special Collections
Noel Shaw Gallery

Join Caren Florence from the University of Canberra for a talk on the unfolding legacy of the graphic...

Will Kostakis + Shivaun Plozza at Squishy Minnie

29 November 2017

Event for Readers, Teachers, Writers at Squishy Minnie Bookstore 80 Mollison St Kyneton

On Your Marx

29 November 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Helen Razer, Nazeem Hussain, Alyx Gorman, and...

‘Marxism exists in 19th-century thought like a fish in water: that is, it is unable to breathe anywhere...

The woman who fooled the world: Belle Gibson’s cancer con

30 November 2017
Read More
Nick Toscano

Hear award-winning journalist Nick Toscano discuss the exposé he wrote with Beau Donelly, of Belle Gibson’...

If Walls Could Talk: Remembering Pentridge

30 November 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Jack Charles, Peter Norden, Hilary Harper, Pat...

From 1851 until its closure in 1997, Pentridge Prison in Coburg was the scene of many humiliations and...

Slamalamadingdong! November featuring Arielle Cottingham

30 November 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Slamalamadingdong is Melbourne’s premiere poetry slam, being the only slam in Australia currently PSI-...