Events

Live and online – Launch
Griffith Review 73: Hey, Utopia!

Wherever you are, you’re invited!

 

When: 6.30–7.30 pm, Thursday 12 August 2021

Where: Limited places available in-store at Avid Reader, 193 Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane, or you can join via Zoom. Registrations essential.

Tickets:  Free! Register here.

Explore other ways the world can be through the prisms of art, science, creativity, mangroves, pot plants…and time travel. Join contributors to Griffith Review 73: Hey, Utopia! –  Julian Meyrick, Amanda NiehausHugh Possingham and Amanda Tattersall – as they take a deep-dive with Ashley Hay into other ways to see the world.

Griffith Review 73: Hey, Utopia! explores the possibilities and pitfalls... Read more

POSTPONED – Live event Canberra – IPAA ACT – Griffith Review 72: States of Mind

 

NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON.

The importance of mental health awareness in the public health sector

Join Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) ACT and a distinguished panel of Griffith Review 72: States of Mind contributors for a discussion on mental health awareness and its importance to the public service.

When: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm AEST, Tuesday 20 July 2021

Where: Hotel Realm, 18 National Circuit, Canberra

Purchase your ticket here

Mental health awareness and wellbeing have never been more critical.

Leaders at all levels of the public sector need to put mental health ‘on the table’ – to talk about it, invite others to talk... Read more

CANCELLED – Live event – Byron Writers Festival and Griffith Review: Memories, Imaginaries and Personal Utopias

 

When: 2 pm to 3 pm Sunday 8 August 2021

Where: Feros Care Marquee, Byron Writers Festival, Elements of Byron Resort

Festival tickets: Available here

Memories, imaginaries and personal utopias. Join Lech Blaine, Danielle Celermajer and Fiona Foley as they explore some of the most powerful and effective pasts, presents and futures we can imagine for ourselves – from the personal to the planetary – with a pandemic and a bit of time-travel along the way. These three contributors to Griffith Review 72: States of Mind and Griffith Review 73: Hey, Utopia! will be in conversation with Griffith Review editor Ashley Hay.

About the panellists

Ashley Hay is a former literary editor of The Bulletin, and a prize-winning author who has published three novels... Read more

Live event Melbourne – ABC RN Big Ideas and Griffith Review 72: States of Mind

 

When: 6:30 pm, Thursday 1 July 2021

Where: Readings, 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn

Tickets: Free. Register here.

Please note this show will be recorded for later broadcast.

Paul Barclay, Radio National’s Big Ideas presenter, hosts an in-conversation with Griffith Review 72: States of Mind contributors, Kate Cole-Adams, Ruby Hillsmith and Patrick McGorry.

Join us for a rich and intimate exploration of the many facets of mental health, mental wealth and mental illness through the prisms of practice and policy, medication, therapy and lived experience.

Griffith Review 72: States of Mind maps the topographies of cognitive landscapes – their possibilities, their limits and their new horizons. This conversation... Read more

SOLD OUT – Expert Exchange Canberra – Griffith Review 71: Remaking the Balance

Griffith University Alumni Relations and Griffith Review are delighted to invite you to join Vice Chancellor and President Professor Carolyn Evans as well as fellow members of your alumni community for an evening of conversation, networking and connection.

When: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm AEST, 1 June 2021

Where: National Portrait Gallery, Terrace Rooms 1 and 2, King Edward Terrace, Parkes, ACT

Registrations essential

The evening will commence with a discussion led by Gabrielle Chan with Alan Schwartz AM and Ken Henry AC inspired by Griffith Review 71: Remaking the Balance. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to meet new people, reunite over drinks and canapés with fellow Griffith alumni and keep up... Read more

Launch – Griffith Review 72: States of Mind

 

Wherever you are, you’re invited!

 

When: 6.30–7.30pm, Thursday 13 May 2021

Where: Limited places available in-store at Avid Reader, 193 Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane, or you can join via Zoom

Tickets:  Free! Register to attend in-store or via Zoom.

Join Griffith Review Senior Editor Carody Culver in conversation with three authors featured in Griffith Review 72: States of Mind – Kate Cole-Adams, Neeraj Gill and Kyle Perry – to explore the power of dreams, the pull of the subconscious and the possibilities for reshaping our mental healthcare.

The evening will commence with a performance by poet and self-proclaimed mischief-maker Loki Liddle, whose work also appears in... Read more

Brisbane Writers Festival and Griffith Review 71: Remaking the Balance

 

When: 11 am, Sunday 9 May 2021

Where: Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Tickets: Available here

Griffith Review 71: Remaking the Balance contributors Chris Flynn, Sophie Cunningham and Nardi Simpson join Griffith Review Editor Ashley Hay to talk rupture and resources: animal, vegetable, mineral and more. What happens when a penguin’s speech transcends anthropomorphism, when our capacities for hope are exercised like muscles, when trade is transformed into a generous exchange? How might these ideas – and more – change what we do with what we have?

 

About the panellists

Sophie Cunningham is the author of six books, including City of Trees: Essays on Life, Death and the Need for a Forest (Text, 2020). She is also... Read more

Brisbane Writers Festival and Griffith Review 72: States of Mind

 

When: Midday, Saturday 8 May 2021

Where: Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Tickets: Available here

How do the stories we tell influence the lives we lead and the lives we create through fiction, poetry and song? How do we bring the internal lives of characters to life – and how do the internal lives of those we know, and those we imagine, inspire and feed creative work? Kathryn Heyman, Loki Liddle and David Stavanger – all contributors to Griffith Review 72: States of Mind – join Griffith Review editor Ashley Hay to explore these ideas and more.

About the panellists

Kathryn Heyman’s memoir, Fury, is... Read more

SOLD OUT – Sydney Writers’ Festival – The Nature Conservancy’s Nature Writing Prize 2021

With Alison Rowe and Ashley Hay

The Nature Conservancy Australia’s Nature Writing Prize promotes and celebrates the art of nature writing in Australia, working to encourage a greater appreciation of our magnificent landscapes. Join Alison Rowe, Managing Director of The Nature Conservancy, for the announcement of the winner and runner-up, as judged by Tara June Winch and Geordie Williamson. The winner will appear in conversation with Griffith Review Editor Ashley Hay.

When: 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Friday 30 April 2021

Where: Carriageworks Elston Room, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh

Tickets: Free!

For more information about this and other SWF events, click here.

Meet the panel

Alison Rowe is The Nature Conservancy... Read more

SOLD OUT – Sydney Writers’ Festival – Griffith Review 72: States of Mind

With Lech Blaine, Kathryn Heyman and Masako Fukui / Chaired by Ashley Hay

How do different places and times in history influence the characters we create – in fiction and for ourselves? Explore these questions and more through the prisms of imagination, storytelling and memory with contributors to Griffith Review 72: States of Mind Lech Blaine, Kathryn Heyman and Masako Fukui, with moderator Ashley Hay.

When: 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Thursday 29 April 2021

Where: Carriageworks Elston Room, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh

Tickets: Free!

For more information about this and other SWF events, click here.

Meet the panel

Lech Blaine  is a writer from Toowoomba.... Read more

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