This event will focus on capacity building and support for professionals/academics, at various stages of their career trajectories, to engage in high quality research in the fields of gender, sexuality and cultural studies in education.
Join us to hear from Virginia Haussegger AM In-Conversation with Jane Alver. The conversation will discuss gender equality and equity as it relates to women and girls in not only an Australian context, but also an international one.
Professor Paula Gerber will share her insights into how the assessment of LGBTIQ asylum seekers favours gay men over lesbian and bi women. She will identify how the tools used to determine whether a person is being persecuted on the basis of their sexual orientation, make it difficult, if not impossible, for same-sex attracted women to be assessed as being genuine refugees.
Sex, cyborgs and jellyfish – Krissy Kneen’s exhilarating novel, An Uncertain Grace, explores the outer limits of gender, desire and mortality. Join her at Muse Canberra in conversation with ANU PhD candidate, Gemma Killen.
In the lead up to the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women campaign, our Canberra group is hosting a special panel discussion event that will bring together local Canberra activists from a range of fields to share their stories and experiences of activism
Terri Butler and Andrew Leigh will be in conversation on Terri's new book Labor of Love in which she canvases why it is up to us, as much as to her as a federal member of Parliament, to play our part: "If people of good will decide that politics is distasteful, they are in danger of leaving politics to the passionate, extremist few."
In Boys Will Be Boys Melissa Bubnic has written a no-holds-barred, biting satire on what it takes to get ahead in the world of finance. With an all-woman cast, in-your-face dialogue, filthy jokes and heartbreaking songs, Boys Will Be Boys is a merciless and unapologetic look at power.