Pandemic narratives: Plague, condoms and immunopolitics

Date/Time: Thu 28 Sep / 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Monash University, Room E561, (Menzies Building) 20 Chancellors Walk, Clayton Campus

Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics


Pandemic narratives: Plague, condoms and immunopolitics

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. The symposium will be held 1pm-4pm, Thursday 28 September 2017 (afternoon tea provided). This session brings together three distinguished speakers:

Professor John Henderson – Death in Florence: Narrating plague in early modern Tuscany

Dr Patrick Spedding – Profilaxis and Poetry: Tracing the history and use of condoms in satiric poetry of the early eighteenth century

Associate Professor Mark Davis – Immunopolitics in pandemic narratives

For further information, and to RSVP, please visit:

Please RSVP by Monday 25th September

Thursday 28th September

1:00pm – 4:00pm

Elizabeth Burchill Room E561
Menzies Building, 20 Chancellors Walk

Clayton Campus

For more information, please contact Ella Dilkes-Frayne on 9902 9797

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