Monash University’s historian Dr Tony Moore spoke on ABC radio recently, offering insight into Barry Humphries’ recollection of a prank on a Melbourne tram in 1952.
The “pranks” episode was aired nationally on popular ABC program, Conversations with Richard Fidler. It is also available online.
Dr Moore, the author of Death or Liberty: rebels and radicals transported to Australia, chats with Fidler about Humphries’ fascinating story, recalled to Terry Lane on radio, and other related artists.
On Happiness and Aussie larrikins
An essay on Australian comedic subversion by Monash academic Dr Tony Moore is one of … Continue reading On Happiness and Aussie larrikins
Master of Communications and Media Studies
Further your understanding of communications and media systems both locally and globally, and focus on … Continue reading Master of Communications and Media Studies
Master of Cultural Economy
Develop your expertise in the independent arts and creative/cultural industries and working in cultural policy, … Continue reading Master of Cultural Economy
‘Fringe to Famous’ project presented in China
Dr Tony Moore presented a paper at the International Conference of Australian Studies on July 12 and 13 in China, at Mudanjiang Normal University, in the far north of China.
Communications and Media Studies earn respect
An examination of the problems of media reportage in war zones is just one of the projects that earned Monash University’s Communications and Media Studies department Australia’s highest international ranking.
Is the Afghan war the worst reported conflict?
Monash University’s Associate Professor Kevin Foster has published a new book, Don’t Mention the War: … Continue reading Is the Afghan war the worst reported conflict?
Communications and Media Studies world class
Monash University’s Communications and Media Studies program has been ranked 19th in the QS World … Continue reading Communications and Media Studies world class
I am a Girl: lessons from 1970s feminism
By Andy Ruddock On March 5, ABC2 aired I am a Girl. Rebecca Barry’s documentary introduced … Continue reading I am a Girl: lessons from 1970s feminism
Australia’s radical media sphere link
MFJ’s Dr Tony Moore has revealed to secondary school teachers the history of media activists and rebels transported to colonial Australia as “seditionists”.
Hutchins appointed an ARC Future Fellow
In 2014, Associate Professor Brett Hutchins will be an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow … Continue reading Hutchins appointed an ARC Future Fellow
Media experts lead ‘The Conversation’
Monash University media experts Dr David Holmes and Dr Andy Ruddock are leading the commentary … Continue reading Media experts lead ‘The Conversation’
Fringe to famous project wins ARC Discovery grant
An ARC Discovery grant has been awarded to Dr Tony Moore and Associate Professor Mark … Continue reading Fringe to famous project wins ARC Discovery grant