Bachelor of Arts

A different Lens: Exposing modern slavery

Our Dean of Arts, Sharon Pickering features in the latest Different Lens on modern Slavery. Slavery isn’t something relegated to the past. It’s happening today, and it’s happening under our noses. About 40.3 million people are currently in some form of modern slavery, such as children in sweatshops, debt bondage, forced marriage, sexual exploitation and human trafficking. It begs the question: how do we stop the exploitation of people?

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Monash academic selected as ambassador for Emerging Writers’ Festival 2018

Dr Stuart Grant, a senior lecturer in the Centre for Theatre and Performance, has been selected as an ambassador for the Emerging Writers’ Festival, joining four other celebrated Australian writers to headline this year’s National Writers’ Conference. Emerging Writers’ Festival (EWF) Artistic Director Izzy Roberts-Orr said the chosen ambassadors are captivating storytellers, noted for challenging…

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Masterclass with Dr Richard Misek

Dr Richard Misek is a film-maker, montagist and theorist based at University of Kent. His research and teaching interests encompass video technologies and aesthetics, editing and montage, remixing and copy culture, the essay film, artists’ film and video, and the interstices between film and digital media. He is author of numerous publications, including articles in Screen and October and…

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Professor of History, Christina Twomey publishes new book, The Battle Within

Professor of History and Head of the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Christina Twomey has published her newest book, The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia (NewSouth Books, 2018). In this emotional book, prize winning historian Professor Christina Twomey examines the life after captivity that faced thousands of Australians in 1945, and the some 15,000…

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Measuring consciousness: a philosophical approach to the science of consciousness

What kinds of brain activity are evidence for consciousness? How might you use tools like neuroimaging or EEG to justify ascribing consciousness to brain-damage patients? These are just some of the questions that Monash Arts researcher, Professor Tim Bayne is looking into, complimenting scientific and medical understanding of the human brain with his new research…

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Teaching Award for Monash Criminology’s Asher Flynn and Mary Iliadis

Monash Criminology’s Dr Asher Flynn and Dr Mary Iliadis have been awarded the 2017 Faculty of Arts Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning for innovative and sustained contributions to teaching and supporting students in Criminology, and for fostering a sense of ownership, independence and engagement in student learning. Asher Flynn and Mary Iliadis have…

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