Strides made in the last decade have inspired a new vision of “ending the AIDS epidemic.”
But among sex workers, gay men and other men who have sex with men, transgender people, and people who inject drugs, barriers still persist limiting their access to HIV prevention and treatment services.
Melbourne will be the host of AIDS 2014 International Conference, between 20th and 25th July 2014.
The school of Media Film and Journalism will present leading international journalists from the Pulitzer Centre in Washington to talk about the ongoing challenges facing key populations.
“The battle is not just about the gays: We need to fight for the rights of others also. And let us fight not because we need to win today, but for future generations.” – John, Ugandan LGBT activist.
Michael Hayden is a writer originally from Queens, New York. The son of an Egyptian mother and an American father, and the husband of an Indian citizen, he has lived and worked in both America and India.
As a journalist, Michael has written on health and politics for The New York Times, and reported extensively on the state of India’s prisons for The Wall Street Journal.
Michael is also a critically acclaimed playwright and screenwriter.He received his MFA from the Iowa Writer’s Workshop in 2007.
Daniella Zalcman is a photo-journalist based in London and New York. She has worked for The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, the New York Daily News and Vanity Fair.
Her photographs have appeared in exhibits throughout New York City and are part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
She graduated from Columbia University in 2009 with a degree in architecture.
The Dual Crisis: HIV & Human Rights, Journalism’s Role in the Fight Against Stigma and Discrimination, will be held at Monash University’s Caulfield Campus on Wednesday, July 23 from 1pm to 2.30pm, Building H, Basement Room 36, (HB.36).
Getting to know … Therese Davis
Monash University film lecturer Associate Professor Therese Davis is co-writing a book about Australian Indigenous filmmaking with Dr Romaine Moreton, who is a philospher and Indigenous filmmaker.
Getting to know … Phil Chubb
Monash Head of Journalism Associate Professor Phil Chubb says the best thing about his role is enabling students to understand how to acquire the skills of journalism and how to apply them in contemporary media.
Melbourne Dura’s tales of ‘intrigue and wonder’
Monash University senior lecturer Dr Tony Moore has contributed to the first issue of the Melbourne Dura, a unique print magazine that presents historical “Melbourne tales of intrigue and wonder”.
David Bowie’s Berlin influences explored
Monash academic Dr Andréa Baker will speak at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image … Continue reading David Bowie’s Berlin influences explored
On Happiness and Aussie larrikins
An essay on Australian comedic subversion by Monash academic Dr Tony Moore is one of selected chapters of a new book, On Happiness.
New Directions in Screen Studies
A group of Monash Film and Screen Studies postgraduates have been especially busy over the past few months, having organised what looks to be an outstanding national conference.
Hannah, Kate named Walkley scholarship finalists
Monash University journalism students Hannah Scholte and Kate Wong Hoy have been named finalists for the 2015 Jacoby-Walkley Scholarship. … Continue reading Hannah, Kate named Walkley scholarship finalists
Alana and Naomi are Young Walkley finalists
Monash University journalism alumnae Alana Mitchelson and Naomi Selvaratnam have been named finalists in the Young Walkley Awards to be held in Sydney on July 29.
Dani wins Herb Thomas Memorial Trust award
Dani Rothwell has won the Herb Thomas Memorial Trust award as the most outstanding journalism student in the Bachelor of Professional Communication degree at Monash University.
Getting to know … Andrea Baker
Monash journalism senior lecturer Dr Andrea Baker shares her latest research projects, her favourite places and a pearl of wisdom.
Jenan Taylor awarded the Guy Morrison Prize
Jenan, a Master of Journalism student, was presented with her prize at the Sydney Writers’ Festival on May 22, which coincided with UTS’s anthology launch.
Life, Death & Rejuvenation of the Great Music City
On November 12, 2015, the City of Melbourne will hold Australia’s first Music Cities Symposium. … Continue reading Life, Death & Rejuvenation of the Great Music City