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Focus on Women Behind the Camera
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What happens when women get behind a camera? How do they use cameras to cast a fresh look on the world around them? Organised by the Melbourne Centre of International PEN to mark 2011’s International Women’s Day, ‘She Must be Seeing Things’ featured an illuminating presentation by film critic and academic Deb Verhoeven. Exploring the relationship between activism and filmmaking…
Erotic Fan Fiction on Twitter
The heat at last night’s erotic fan fiction bubbled over onto Twitter as people who saw it needed to let off steam.
@katiemelb came away with a new opinion of a children’s classic after it was re-imagined. She tweeted “Charlotte’s Web will never be the same after @mariekehardy’s Wilbur/Charlotte fanfiction at @wheelercentre tonight. Some pig, indeed. ;)”
MissTruex managed to beat the TV to…
No Chicks, No Excuses
We recently ran a piece that mentioned, among other things, the under-representation of women in literary journals. The imbalance is replicated in other areas of public life. Popular comic and public speaker Catherine Deveny has announced an initiative intended to reverse the trend. Dubbed ‘No chicks, no excuses - expert women for every event’, it’s “the brainchild of Leslie Cannold, Jane Caro and Catherine…
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