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Poetry Corners Walk Against Violence

Poetry Corners Monash was launched Saturday 25 November in Clayton Community Centre courtyard. This is the second year of the My Place My Story project that Professor Sue Kossew and Dr Mridula Nath Chakraborty have been working on with the City of Monash and the Clayton Community Centre to create awareness and change through story-telling on different…

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My Place My Story: Poetry Corners Monash launches this Saturday

My Place My Story: Poetry Corners Monash will be launching this Saturday 25 November at 11am, in Clayton Community Centre courtyard. This is the second year of the My Place My Story project that Professor Sue Kossew and Dr Mridula Nath Chakraborty have been working on, with the City of Monash and the Clayton Community…

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Professor Heryanto’s viral video

Monash Arts Professor Ariel Heryanto’s lecture “The Role of the Global Left Movement in the Fight for Indonesia’s Independence” has gone viral on YouTube, with the number of viewers reaching well over 56,000 and still counting. Professor Heryanto recorded the lecture this year on July 17th at the University of Indonesia in Jakarta, where he was a…

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Exploring ethical futures through the dark lens of dystopia

More than simply a thought-provoking genre of literature, the dark creations of writers of dystopian fiction give us the opportunity to reflect on the present and the future. PhD candidates Zachary Kendal of Monash University and Jung Ju Shin of the University of Warwick are leading teams of Monash and Warwick postgraduate students to explore ethics, utopia, dystopia and science fiction with a new multidisciplinary conference 15-17 December in Melbourne. Keynote speakers include Emeritus Professor Andrew Milner (Monash University and University of Warwick) …

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Monash Korean Studies student receives Korean Consulate Internship

Congratulations to Anusha Thirumalavan a second-year student doing Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Environmental Engineering and doing an extended major in Korean Studies. She has been chosen to work as an intern at the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Melbourne from October 2017.  Study at Monash Double…

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2017 Prize for Monash Korean Language Student

Congratulations to Anna Luu (Korean Introductory 2 Student) who won a  cheque for $250, an Australian-Asian Association Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Korean, and Honorary membership of the Australian-Asian Association of Victoria for one year in recognition of her outstanding achievements in studying Korean. She was awarded the prize by the Australian Asian Association at…

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The role of language: interview with Professor Rita Wilson

As part of our Arts Researchers podcast series, we spoke with Professor Rita Wilson on a number of her research projects and how they help inform better policies, settlement services, international governance and social cohesion. We also covered the global research networks, industry partnerships and opportunities for research students in this area at Monash – the only university in Australia that offers a practice-based PhD in Interpreting and Translation.

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Honourable Consul General Ibu Dewi Wahab shares powerful insight into Australia and Indonesia’s relationship.

Monash Arts was delighted to present the inaugural lecture in the Dean’s Alumni Speaker Series, ‘Strengthening Australia and Indonesia’s Bilateral Relations’, at Melbourne’s iconic Windsor Hotel last week. Over 160 guests attended this free event with alumni, students and friends joining colleagues from partner organisations such as: Australia Indonesia Centre, Consulate General of Indonesia, Herb…

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Language and table top games: recent PhD completion

Catherine Cook has been awarded a doctorate for her fascinating thesis about Person Reference Across the Multiple Worlds of Table-Top Roleplaying Games. That is the second part of the title of the thesis; the first part is much more fun and gives an idea of the problems Cat deals with in this thesis: I Rolled…

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