ARC Laureate Project Engendering Persons, Transforming Things
5 November 2013 - 4:00pm
Acclaimed author Drusilla Modjeska will launch Anna-Karina Hermken’s book, Engendering Objects, and discuss her own engagement with women’s textile art in PNG and her novel The Mountain (Random House Australia, 2012).
Professor Meaghan Morris (Dept. Gender and Cultural Studies, Univ. Sydney) will be the keynote speaker at this seminar on “CULTURAL STUDIES & QUEER STUDIES: TRANSNATIONAL ASIAN AND AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVES” to mark the publication of three recent Hong Kong University Press books on transnational cultural studies and queer studies.
Mothers are a topic on which almost everybody has an opinion, and always have. Now, however, those opinions are funnelled into and amplified on social media, where conversations turn ugly and advice is commercialised (read: the rise of the mumpreneurs).