Events: seminar

In Conversation with Elleke Boehme

Professor Elleke Boehmer will discuss her latest book with Gillian Dooley as part of a seminar that we are co-hosting with the Department of English and Creative Writing. 

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Iris Murdoch 101

Iris Murdoch 101 is a free seminar convened by Dr Gillian Dooley and Associate Professor Craig Taylor to celebrate Iris Murdoch’s 101st birthday.

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Sarah Selecky: In Conversation

During this seminar co-presented with the English & Creative Writing Department, acclaimed author Sarah Selecky will read from her novel, Radiant Shimmering Light, and discuss her own creative process.

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Masterclass & Seminar with Sisonke Msimang

Celebrated writer Sisonke Msimang, author of Always Another Country: A Memoir of Exile and Home, will be giving a masterclass on 'Writing Lives', as well as a seminar on her most recent works. In the masterclass, Msimang will lead a discussion on the practice of life writing through reflections on her recent memoir of exile and home and her forthcoming biography of Winnie Mandela. To register and to obtain preparatory readings for these exciting events, please email the centre. These events are presented with the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice and the Department of English & Creative Writing at the University of Adelaide.

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Seminar with A/Prof Hermann Wittenberg

Curator of the 'J.M. Coetzee: Photographs from Boyhood' exhibition A/Prof Hermann Wittenberg (University of the Western Cape) will give a seminar titled "Against World Literature: Photography and History in Life & Times of Michael K.' This paper will reread J.M. Coetzee's lauded novel Life & Times of Michael K as a text that is grounded in South Africa by exploring its links to photography and the story of Northern Cape farm labourer, Jan Pieriga. To register for this event, please email the centre.

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The Poetics of Place: John Kinsella and Tracey Ryan

Join us for a seminar with two of Australia’s greatest poets of the Western Australian landscape.

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Seminar with C.A.L -J.M. Coetzee Writing Fellow Cath Kenneally

ALL WELCOME. See the Faculty of Arts blog for full details.

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Visions of Precarity: A Seminar with Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt and Luke Harrald

Associate Professor Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt (Nagoya University) and JMCCCP member Dr Luke Harrald will present a seminar on creative responses to precarity in Japan and Australia.

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Experimental Writing Symposium, Masterclass and Seminar

Seminar with Kate Lilley and Masterclass with Marion Mary Campbell, 17 Sept. Symposium and Readings Night, 18 Sept.

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Not Quite Feature Length: The unacknowledged skill of writing and making a short film: David O'Brien

Just a few years ago you needed hundreds of thousands of dollars to make a movie. Today you need maybe ten thousand and, of course, plenty of determination. This seminar is about film that is not quite feature length.

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