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Dr Susan Pyke teaches with the University of Melbourne's creative writing program and Indigenous studies program. Her most recent scholarly work, Animal Visions: Posthumanist Dream Writing, was published with Palgrave Macmillan in 2019. She is general editor for Swamphen, the scholarly journal for ASLEC-ANZ.

Val Plumwood Memorial Lecture

The 2022 lecture is provided by Dr Richard Twine,  Reader in Social Sciences and Co-Director of the Centre for Human Animal Studies (CfHAS) at Edge Hill University. Talk title - 'Val Plumwood’s contribution to intersectional veganism and why the use of the term ‘intersectionality’ need not be seen as appropriation'

2000, Sydney
Oct 13 2022

A Literary Education Lab Initiative in collaboration with Stella

This innovative symposium brings into dialogue two of Australia’s most celebrated First Nations authors and a leading geo-philosopher to consider the power of interdisciplinary collaboration centred on the literary arts in our rapidly changing climate.

Ellen van Neerven
Professor Tony Birch

Professor Kathryn Yusoff

Please join Literary Education Lab Initiative in collaboration with Stella for this exciting, free live-stream event.

Presentations will be online, scheduled 7.00pm to 8.30pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) 20 January 2022.

For more information, contact Dr. Sarah E. Truman at the Literary Education Lab: sarahe.truman@unimelb.edu.au

University of Melbourne
Jan 20 2022 To Jan 20 2022

Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA) Online Conference

University of Sydney
Nov 30 2021 To Dec 02 2021

In this masterclass, Professor Danielle Celermajer, author of the critically acclaimed work Summertime: Reflections on a Vanishing Future (Penguin 2021), will explore creative non-fiction as an approach in making sense of more-than-human worlds. Participants will have an opportunity to read sections of Summertime, and also to workshop their own creative non-fiction writing or experiment with this form.

Jul 20 2021 To Jul 20 2021