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Ken Gelder discusses what Australians in the nineteenth century made of Dickens on RN Earshot podcast.
November 6, 2015. This one-day symposium aims to generate interest in the subject of Australian modernism in theatre, drama and performance. Call for papers closes 3 August, 2015. More information...
The sixth biennial AASG International Conference, will explore the complex relationship between the public and private worlds of animals. Six keynote speakers have been announced. More information...
Professor Ken Gelder spoke on 'settler melancholy' and the Australian Gothic at the Ian Potter Museum of Art. More information...
Charles Dickens and Colonial Australia
Call for papers: Patrick White and Beyond
Animal Publics: Emotions, Empathy, Activism conference
Potter floor talk: Weird Melancholy
The Australian Centre was founded in January 1989 with the assistance of a grant from the Hugh Williamson Foundation. Learn more about our history and our staff.
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