The Interrobang: A Festival of Questions
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Does physical beauty reveal anything essential of its wearer – beyond one’s ability to simply afford it (because I’m worth it)? And how do different cultures and genders disagree on what’s beautiful and what it’s for? Journalist and social commentator Anne Summers (Damned Whores and God’s Police; The Misogyny Factor) gets behind the masque in this 15 minute snap lecture, with questions.
Dr Anne Summers AO is a best-selling author, journalist and thought-leader with a long career in politics, the media, business and the non-government sector in Australia, Europe and the United States. She is author of nine books, including the classic Damned Whores and God's Police, Ducks on the Pond, The Lost Mother, and The Misogyny Factor.
The Interrobang – a new festival from the Wheeler Centre – is looking for the best questions in the world.
Ask your questions and vote on others, then join us on 27–28 November for a feast of frequently unanswered questions – as we present your most controversial, revealing, funny and insightful ideas to a 28-strong Brains Trust of the world’s most inquisitive thinkers.
Pose your question at The Interrobang festival website. We’re building this festival on your curiosity, so brace yourself – and wonder hard.
• City of Melbourne
• The University of Melbourne