Education and Arts

Symposium Program

FRIDAY 31 MAY 2013

James Carroll Building, Australian Catholic University

40 Edward Street, North Sydney NSW 2060

8:45 am     Registration/coffee

Session One: chair Michael Griffith

9:15 am     Welcome: Marea Nicholson (Associate Vice-Chancellor, Sydney); Gail Crossley (Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences); Bernadette Brennan (President, Association for the Study of Australian Literature)

9:30 am     Ihab Hassan, David Malouf: Approaching Eighty (read by Michael Griffith)

10:00 am   Nicholas Jose, Metamorphoric Malouf

10:30 am    Morning tea

Session Two: chair Bernadette Brennan

11:00 am    Stephen Mansfield, 'He had an inner life that was not declared': Patrinomy in David Malouf's 12 Edmondstone Street.

11:30 am    Brigid Rooney, Lost Objects: Time, Suburb and Self in David Malouf's Johnno.

12:00         Damien Barlow, 'As if my bones had changed into clouds': Queer Epiphanies in David Malouf's Fiction

12:15 pm    Lunch

Session Three: chair Michael Griffith

1:15 pm    Colm Toibin on Skype (interview with Michael Griffith)

1:45 pm    James Marland, 'A sort of buzzing': Queer Sound in David Malouf's Blood Relations

2:15 pm    Kate Matthew, Priam and the Pikelets: Ransoming the Iliad

2.45 pm    Afternoon tea

Session Four: chair Elaine Lindsay

3:15 pm    Yvonne Smith, David Maloouf: The Long Breath of the Young Writer

3:45 pm    James Tulip, First Things Last: David Malouf's Commitment to Poetry

4:15 pm    David Malouf Reading

4:30 pm    David Malouf and Ivor Indyk in conversation, general discusssion

5:30 pm    Close

Informal conviviality will continue at The Living Room Food and Wine Bar, 36 Blue Street, North Sydney (on the Greenwood Plaza Shopping Centre Rooftop).