Events from 21 July, 2017

  • Date
  • 4th August, 2017
    3:00pm - 4:30pm

    Media@Sydney - Crowds and agglomerations, public expression after the mobile phone

    A look at volatile incidents involving street crowds broadcasting in real time through mobile applications like Whatsapp

  • 9th August, 2017 to 11th August, 2017
    August 9th-11th

    Visiting Indigenous Writers' Program - Kim Scott: "TABOO" book launch and seminars

    Presented by the Department of English, School of Literature, Art and Media, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney
    Supported by the Wingara Mura Bunga Barrabugu strategy

    In August we welcome one of Australia’s leading contemporary Aboriginal writers, Noongar author Kim Scott.
    Kim Scott is a multi-award winning novelist. Benang (1999) was the first novel by an Indigenous writer to win the Miles Franklin
    Award and That Deadman Dance (2010) also won Australia’s premier literary prize, among many others. Proud to be one among
    those who call themselves Noongar, Kim is founder and chair of the Wirlomin Noongar Language and Story Project (www. and, with Hazel Brown, wrote Kayang and Me (2005). A Companion to the Works of Kim Scott (Camden
    House, 2016) deals with aspects of his career in education and literature. Kim is currently Professor of Writing in the School of
    Media, Culture and Creative Arts at Curtin University. His latest novel is Taboo (Picador 2017).

  • 11th August, 2017 to 21st July, 2017
    3:00pm - 4:30pm

    Media@Sydney - Fact Factories: The travel of facts in the digital age

    Why do bad facts travel far and wide, while good ones are stopped short in their tracks? Who has the greatest power over our factual information when facts are born digital?

  • 25th August, 2017
    3:00pm - 4:30pm

All About Film

Lecturers who teach in the Film Studies program will showcase their units of study to students during our information session.

Please go to for further details.