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Conference: "Writers and Readers: Books that Shaped and Subverted the British Empire," Melbourne, 8-9 May

Writers and Readers: Books that Shaped and Subverted the British Empire
"Australia in the World" Conference,  8-9 May 2015, The University of Melbourne

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A conference to explore the impact of books and writing, fiction and non-fiction, authors, readers and publishers in shaping and subverting the British empire.

Public Lecture: "Writing history, making race: slave-owners and their stories," Melbourne, 16th April

On behalf of Professor Marilyn Lake and the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, it is our great pleasure to invite you to the next event in the "Australia in the World" Lecture and Seminar Series for 2015:

PhD Scholarships: IVF and Assisted Reproductive Technologies: The Global Experience

Please see below details about PhD scholarships associated with Sarah Ferber, Nicola Marks and Vera Mackie's ARC Discovery Project on IVF and Assisted Reproductive Technologies: The Global Experience. The scholarships are for study at the University of Wollongong in Eastern Australia.

CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session “Food and Feast in Outlaw Literature”

Conference papers invited to explore the literary, cultural, and theoretical aspects of food and feasting in traditional outlaw narratives, or texts that have characters who are outsiders, tricksters, transgressors, or marginals. This session will consider the presence and function of food and feast in texts (broadly defined), with an eye to considering whether and how instances of food preparation and eating can be said to display, to develop, or to subvert the conventional ideas of community and fellowship most commonly associated with foods and feasts.