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 … Johan Lidberg
Senior journalism lecturer Dr Johan Lidberg says he enjoys seeing students grow into confident and independent learners and graduates.
MFJ staff recognised in VC awards
MFJ staff Associate Professor Deane Williams and senior lecturer Bill Birnbauer have been recognised for their outstanding achievements in the Vice-Chancellor’s Education and Research Awards.
Secrets to being a superstar music city
“Music cities” are emerging around the world. On November 12, the City of Melbourne hosts … Continue reading Secrets to being a superstar music city
ARC grant success for School of MFJ
Five researchers in the School of Media, Film and Journalism, Associate Professor Shane Homan, Dr Olivia Khoo, … Continue reading ARC grant success for School of MFJ
Symposium highlights Melbourne as a music city
The City of Melbourne will host the first Australian symposium about the growing phenomenon of music … Continue reading Symposium highlights Melbourne as a music city
State-of-the-art media centre takes shape on B5
A new multi-million dollar media centre will be available to Monash University’s School of Media, Film and Journalism students for semester 1, 2016.
Getting to know … Elizabeth Burns Coleman
Communications and Media Studies lecturer Dr Elizabeth Burns Coleman is currently working on two inter-related … Continue reading Getting to know … Elizabeth Burns Coleman
Getting to know … Fay Anderson
Fay Anderson is currently working with Sally Young, Kate Darian-Smith and Michael Gawenda at the University of Melbourne, the National Library of Australia and the Walkley Foundation on a project examining the history of Australian newspaper photography.
Master of Journalism with Warwick University
For those seeking a career in political and international journalism, the Master of Journalism with Warwick University is both an entry-level qualification and a mid-career course for working journalists seeking to extend their expertise.
Debate: Should the ABC be privatised?
In today’s day and age, does the raison d’etre for the ABC still exist? Or has it become an unnecessary drain on the taxpayer dollar, one which the government and the Australian public should consider letting go? Hear opposing views at Monash’s 2015 Vice Chancellor’s Public Debate.
Author Tom Doig awarded for The Coal Face
Monash University PhD candidate Tom Doig has been awarded the joint winner of the inaugural Oral History Victoria Education Innovation Award for his book, The Coal Face.
Journalism Futures: New York Field School
Change and innovation are sweeping through newsrooms around the globe. In this unit, students will travel to the heart of the world’s media industry to observe how industrial crisis and creative responses are transforming news organisations, journalists and audiences in the American context.