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Griffith Review at Blue Mountains Writers Festival – Acts of Reckoning

 

Griffith Review 76: Acts of Reckoning at Blue Mountains Writers Festival

Session: Acts of Reckoning, with Griffith Review

When: 1:30 pm, Sunday 23 October 2022

Where: The Carrington Hotel, 15-47 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, NSW

Tickets: available here. Tickets for this event are initially only available if you purchase a gold, weekend or day pass. Single tickets, if still available for this event, will go on sale Thursday 15 September.

As Australia moves closer to the generous offer from this continent’s First Peoples to walk together and forge change through dialogue, what might be possible when reconciliation between the world’s oldest continuing culture and one of its newest nation states is achieved? And... Read more

Griffith Review at Byron Writers Festival – Antarctica: The coolest place on earth

 

Griffith Review 77: Real Cool World at Byron Writers Festival

Session: Antarctica: The coolest place on earth

When: 1:45 pm, Friday 26 August 2022

Where: The grounds adjacent to Elements of Byron, 144 Bayshore Dr, Byron Bay

Tickets: available here

Griffith Review 77 edition editor Ashley Hay and contributors James Bradley and Jo Chandler take a cool look at the one continent on Earth truly free of national government, where human ideas of exploration, investigation and fantasy play out.

From climate science, glaciology and marine biology to geopolitics, international law and more, Real Cool World explores subjects and stories from the planet’s deepest south.

About the panellists

Ashley Hay is an award-winning novelist and essayist. She is... Read more

The launch of Griffith Review 77: Real Cool World – online and in-person event

 

When: 6.30–7.30 pm AEST, Thursday 11 August 2022.

Where: Hosted by Avid Reader Bookshop. Join us online via Zoom or in person at 193 Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane.

Tickets:  Free! Register here.

From climate science, glaciology and marine biology to geopolitics, international law and more, Griffith Review 77 explores subjects and stories from the planet’s deepest south.

Join edition editor Ashley Hay as she celebrates the launch of Real Cool World in conversation with contributors Jo Chandler, Coen Hird and Favel Parrett.

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In person – The Wheeler Centre and Griffith Review 76: Acts of Reckoning

 

Griffith Review 76: Acts of Reckoning at The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne

When: 6.30 pm, Thursday 14 July 2022

Where: The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Tickets: This is a Pay What You Can event. Please click here to register.

Please note this event will be recorded for later broadcast.

Griffith Review 76: Acts of Reckoning examines some of the complexities at play in Australia’s long and fraught journey towards centering First Nations peoples, cultures and knowledges. In this special panel event, Megan Davis, Teela Reid, and Henry Reynolds discuss the need for homegrown truth-telling with host of ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas Paul Barclay.

Presented in partnership... Read more

In person – Griffith Review at Northern Territory Writers Festival – Acts of Reckoning

 

Griffith Review 76: Acts of Reckoning at Northern Territory Writers Festival

When: 2:00 pm, Saturday 25 June 2022

Where: Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory Marquee, 19 Conacher Street, The Gardens, NT

Tickets: Purchase here

Featuring: Teela Reid, Thomas Mayor and Jasmin McGaughey

Four years on from the Uluru Statement from the Heart, important questions remain. How can we begin to imagine a better future without full recognition of the past? And how can this reckoning take place in an era of quick assumptions and divides, alternative facts and cancellations? Join three thought-provoking contributors to Griffith Review 76: Acts of Reckoning for a timely and wide-ranging discussion of the multifaceted issues... Read more

The launch of Griffith Review 76: Acts of Reckoning – online and in-person event

 

When: 6.30–7.30 pm AEST, Thursday 12 May 2022.

Where: Hosted by Avid Reader Bookshop. Join us online via Zoom or in person at 193 Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane.

Tickets:  Free! Registrations essential. Please click here.

Contributing Editor Teela Reid and contributor Merinda Dutton join Editor Ashley Hay to celebrate the launch of Griffith Review 76: Acts of Reckoning.

Griffith Review 76: Acts of Reckoning is a wide-ranging discussion of the multifaceted issues at play in Australia’s fraught journey towards a full settlement with Indigenous peoples. Can its leaders take up the generous offer from Australia’s Aboriginal nations to walk together to forge change through dialogue? What might be... Read more

In person – Griffith Review at Sydney Writers Festival – Truth-Telling in a Post-Truth World

 

Griffith Review 76: Acts of Reckoning at Sydney Writers Festival

When: 4:00 pm, Friday 20 May 2022

Where: Carriageworks, Track 12

Tickets: Free. No need to register, however it’s recommended you arrive early to avoid disappointment. More information here.

The quest for settlement with Australia’s First Nations continues through personal, political and philosophical spheres. Thomas Mayor, Teela Reid and Kirli Saunders join Ashley Hay to reframe distinct and exciting versions of power, the past and time itself, as presented in Griffith Review 76: Acts of Reckoning.

About the panellists

Ashley Hay is an award-winning novelist and essayist. She is Editor of Griffith Review.

Thomas Mayor is a Torres Strait... Read more

In person – Griffith Review at Newcastle Writers Festival – Learning Curves

 

Learning Curves at Newcastle Writers Festival

When: 1:30 pm, Sunday 3 April 2022

Where: Cummings Room, Newcastle City Hall, 290 King Street

Tickets: Free. More information here.

Is reading the cornerstone of a learning life, and does its power change from pre-school years to university? Join Ashley Hay, Tegan Bennett Daylight and Catherine Keenan as they explore these learning curves.

About the panellists

Ashley Hay is an award-winning novelist and essayist. She edits Griffith Review.

Tegan Bennett Daylight is a writer, teacher and critic. Her latest books are the essay collection The Details: On Love, Death and Reading (Simon & Schuster, 2020) and the Stella Prize–shortlisted Six Bedrooms (Vintage, 2015). She teaches in the Creative Writing program at the University of Western... Read more

In person – ABC RN Big Ideas and Griffith Review at Adelaide Writers’ Week – Taking down the decorations

Exploring education through Griffith Review 75: Learning Curves at Adelaide Writers’ Week

When: 3:45 pm, Wednesday 9 March 2022

Where: Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden, West Stage

Tickets: Free. No need to register or purchase a ticket.

Please note this event will be recorded for later broadcast.

Join Big Ideas’ Paul Barclay for a fascinating conversation from two sides of the educational fence with the same sense of schooling: a system that resembles an over-decorated Christmas tree. Professor Pasi Sahlberg, a leading Finnish researcher based at UNSW’s Gonski Institute, meets Gabbie Stroud, prominent recovering teacher, to discuss the way back to success for Australia’s students, schools and teachers, and the complex mess that... Read more

Broadcast recording – ABC RN Big Ideas for Melbourne Writers Festival and Griffith Review: Other ways the world could be

We all have different expectations of utopian and dystopian stories, but how do they confound understanding when we live through them? ABC RN’s Paul Barclay speaks with a panel of contributors to Griffith Review 73: Hey, Utopia! about unexpected realities and revelations amid the largest narratives of our time and how they shape our vision for other ways the world could be. Featuring writers Julian MeyrickKristen Rundle and David Threlfall.

Listen here.

About the panellists

Paul Barclay is a Walkley Award-winning journalist and broadcaster with an appetite for ideas and in-depth analysis and discussion. He has produced and presented countless stories for more than twenty-five years for an array of programs on virtually... Read more

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