Literary Translation Spring School: Translating the untranslatable: poetry in translation

Melbourne Multicultural Hub
Event Date: Thu 21 Sep - Sat 23 Sep

The fifth Literary Translation Spring School is aimed at students, writers, professional translators, language teachers and anyone interested in literary translation! 

Call for Expression of Interest: Trans-Asia Workshop on the “political” potential of digital communication and social media

Monash University, Room 802 and 803, Building S, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield Campus
Event Date: Fri 22 Sep

Call for Expression of Interest: Trans-Asia Workshop on the “political” potential of digital communication and social media

Re-Presenting the Flinders Island Chronicle

Monash University, Room E561, (Menzies Building) 20 Chancellors Walk, Clayton Campus
Event Date: Fri 22 Sep

Inspired by Greg Dening’s call to re-present the past, this paper will discuss methodologies to challenge traditional narratives and problematic historiographies.

Free Sound Series Concert - A concert of Hindustani music, featuring Dharambir Singh (ENG) and Bobby Singh (AUS)

Monash University, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Music Auditorium, Building 68, 55 Scenic Boulevard, Clayton Campus
Event Date: Fri 22 Sep

Acclaimed UK based sitarist Dharambir Singh is joined by local legend Bobby Singh (tabla) in a spectacular concert of Hindustani music.

From Asia literacy to Australia literacy # 4 - Narrating my story as a member of multicultural society

Immigration Museum Melbourne
Event Date: Sun 24 Sep

Featuring three acclaimed creative writers, this seminar will discuss the ways in which migrant or diasporic stories are addressed as a member of society and received without being reduced to “their” stories.

Premiere ReelOzInd! Australia Indonesia Short Film Festival

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Event Date: Wed 27 Sep

AIC presents the 2nd ReelOzInd! Australia Indonesia Short Film Competition and Festival, including the announcement of the jury selection of award winners, followed by Q&A.

Pandemic narratives: Plague, condoms and immunopolitics

Monash University, Room E561, (Menzies Building) 20 Chancellors Walk, Clayton Campus
Event Date: Thu 28 Sep

Nexus: Monash Social Science, Humanities and Medicine Network is pleased to invite you to the third Nexus symposium for 2017: Pandemic narratives: Plague, condoms and immunopolitics.

Oral and Written: Understanding the past

Monash University, Room E561, (Menzies Building) 20 Chancellors Walk, Clayton Campus
Event Date: Wed 04 Oct

The south west Gulf of Carpentaria is a place where Indigenous and colonial settler cultures persist with a particular vigour and contestation side-by-side. It is also a place where human knowledge is severely tested on a day-by-day basis. In this seminar I will explore oral and written traditions in such a place and in doing so touch upon the nature and meaning of knowledge in this part of Australia and the nature of knowledge and history itself.

Populism and Politics in a European Election Year

Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre
Event Date: Wed 04 Oct

In a tumultuous 2017 European election year, Dr. Remy Davison discusses seismic shifts in British and French politics and the results of the German election.

Creative Directions Media Festival

Monash University, Caulfield Campus
Event Date: Thu 05 Oct - Fri 06 Oct

Creative Directions will bring Masters students together with leaders from the media, cultural and digital industries for two days of panel talks and intensive workshops. Join industry guests and successful alumni as we dive into the nitty gritty of what it means to make a life in the media and cultural industries in 2017.

Pyrophones and other Thermophones - a new class of musical instruments?

Monash University, Room E561, (Menzies Building) 20 Chancellors Walk, Clayton Campus
Event Date: Thu 05 Oct

In recent fieldwork in Northeast India we have found an aerophone driven by fire, the wa kăpung dyo. In this sound tool fire provides energy to a bamboo tube to produce sound. This is known in physics as thermoacoustics.

FREE PUBLIC LECTURE New sexes in the city?: current gender challenges and possibilities

State Library Victoria / Village Roadshow Theatrette
Event Date: Thu 05 Oct

This event brings together national and international experts on contemporary gender fluidities. Each panelist will contribute their own insights to changing experiences of gender, followed by a panel discussion and audience Q & A.

Free Lunchtime Concert - Monash New Music Ensemble & Monash Electronic Music Ensemble

Monash University, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Music Auditorium, Building 68, 55 Scenic Boulevard, Clayton Campus
Event Date: Thu 05 Oct

Two of our more experimental ensembles share the stage in this exciting concert, featuring the Monash New Music Ensemble & the Monash Electronic Music Ensemble.

20 Year’s Evolution of North Korean Migration

Monash University, Room E561, (Menzies Building) 20 Chancellors Walk, Clayton Campus
Event Date: Thu 05 Oct

Over the past two decades, there have been notable changes in North Korean migration: from forced migration to trafficking in women, from heroic underground railways to people smuggling by Christian missionaries.

Bill Kent Memorial Lecture - Coping with Plague: Public health and Epidemics in Renaissance Italy

Monash College
Event Date: Thu 05 Oct

In the 2017 Bill Kent Memorial Lecture, John Henderson will reveal that early modern Italy, though best known for the birth of the Renaissance, is also renowned for the precocious development of its public health policies to cope with epidemic disease.

Dr. L Subramaniam – Live in Concert

Monash University, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Music Auditorium, Building 68, 55 Scenic Boulevard, Clayton Campus
Event Date: Thu 05 Oct

Dr. L. Subramaniam performs together with Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam at the Confluence Festival of India in Australia.

Special External Event Concert - Song Without End: the piano music of Chopin and Liszt

Collins St Baptist Church, Melbourne
Event Date: Fri 06 Oct

The masterworks of two piano legends, Chopin and Liszt, in the beautiful acoustic of the Collins St Baptist Church. Entry $10 (Monash students free)

External Special Event Concert - Sandy Evans & Andrea Keller, featuring Monash University Jazz Students

Jazz Lab
Event Date: Fri 06 Oct

Two of Australia's jazz masters, Sandy Evans (sax) and Andrea Keller (piano), join forces in this special event, with support from Monash jazz students.

Crisis Helpline Service in Ukraine – A Feature of Mental Health Reform

Caulfield Campus, HB40
Event Date: Mon 09 Oct

A Public Lecture of the Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies at Monash University.

The Argentinean bombo con platillo: from military parades and circus arenas to contemporary Buenos Aires street rituals

Monash University, Room E561, (Menzies Building) 20 Chancellors Walk, Clayton Campus
Event Date: Thu 12 Oct

The history of the bombo con platillo (lit. bass drum with chimes) shows its permanent interaction in the economic, political and symbolic fields of Buenos Aires society. At the end of the 1800s the bombo con platillo was an instrument used by the military, circus musicians and carnival troupes. However as time went by, and due to the social changes undergone by the city, the new American instrument took on values that go beyond those of a mere sound object.

Free Lunchtime Concert - Monash Latin Jazz Ensemble & Monash Brazilian Jazz Ensemble

Monash University, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Music Auditorium, Building 68, 55 Scenic Boulevard, Clayton Campus
Event Date: Thu 12 Oct

Two of our most rhythmically vibrant ensembles share the stage - the Monash Latin Jazz Ensembles and the Monash Brazilian Jazz Ensemble.

My own business, not my children’s: Negotiating funeral rites and the mobility juncture among Chinese immigrants in Melbourne

Monash University, Room N402, (Menzies Building) 20 Chancellors Walk, Clayton Campus
Event Date: Thu 12 Oct

The paper analyses the experiences of Chinese immigrants relating to funeral rites in Melbourne. It considers how their transnational identities and life experiences in a Western context affect their approaches and attitudes towards death and funeral arrangements.

Strengthening Australia and Indonesia's Bilateral Relations

Windsor Hotel Melbourne
Event Date: Thu 12 Oct

Hosted by the Dean, Professor Sharon Pickering, this inaugural lecture features Ibu Dewi Wahab, Consul General of Indonesia (Victoria and Tasmania), with a response by Professor Ariel Heryanto and questions from the audience. The Lecture will conclude with a presentation from PPIA & Indonesian Community Association, Victoria.

Free Sound Series Concert - Classical Piano Sound Series

Monash University, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Music Auditorium, Building 68, 55 Scenic Boulevard, Clayton Campus
Event Date: Thu 12 Oct

Classical piano students bring their best in this Sound Series showcase.

Wood, Metal and Vibrating Air

Monash University, Robert Blackwood Hall, 49 Scenic Boulevard, Clayton Campus
Event Date: Sat 14 Oct

Kenji Fujimura has been a keen explorer of the byways of classical music. This recital will continue in this tradition of juxtaposing the familiar with the not-so-familiar.