Stephen Murray-Smith Memorial Lecture: Alexis Wright

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6 Dec 2018

Join 2018 Stella Prize winner and Boisbouvier Chair in Australian Literature, Alexis Wright, as she delivers the 2018 Stephen Murray Smith Memorial Lecture, Censorship and telling the untold stories. What would become of humankind if everyone stopped telling stories about who we are, or if the stories were diminished in a censored world? Or is society already controlled to the point where the do not recognise that they are being censored?

Alexis Wright is a member of the Waanyi nation of the southern highlands of the Gulf of Carpentaria. The author of the prize-winning novels Carpentaria and The swan book, Wright has published three works of non-fiction: Take power, an oral history of the Central Land Council; Grog war, a study of alcohol abuse in the Northern Territory; and Tracker, an award-winning collective memoir of Aboriginal leader Tracker Tilmouth. Her books have been published widely overseas, including in China, US, UK, Italy, France and Poland. She is the Boisbouvier Chair in Australian Literature at the University of Melbourne.

Facilities

Free Wifi Lockers Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet

Rates

Free Entry

Event Times

6 Dec 2018

Annual Event

Venue

State Library Victoria

Corner of La Trobe and Russell Street, Melbourne, 3000

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