Events

Literary Visions of Place

Summary

The College of Arts, Law and Education is presenting two special events as part of the 2018 Hadley’s Art Prize Events

Start Date

1st Aug 2018 5:30pm

End Date

1st Aug 2018 7:00pm

Venue

George Cartwright Room, Hadley's Orient Hotel, Murray Street, Hobart

RSVP / Contact Information

Enquiries - E: curator@hadleysartprize.com.au or T: 03 6237 2999

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Is place the precondition for storytelling? This panel brings together novelists and literary scholars to discuss the fascinating relationship between literature and a sense of place.

Panel Members:

  • Lisa Fletcher: Lisa Fletcher is Associate Professor of English at the University of Tasmania. She is the author or editor of several books and numerous journal articles and book chapters about islands and literature.
  • Roslynn Haynes: Roslynn Haynes is Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of English, Media and Performing Arts at UNSW and in the School of Humanities at the University of Tasmania. Amongst her publications are: Seeking the Centre: The Australian Desert in Literature, Art and Film, Tasmanian Visions: Landscapes in Fiction, Art and Photography, and Desert: Nature and Culture.
  • Danielle Wood: Danielle Wood is an award-winning author of fiction and non-fiction and the co-editor of two anthologies of Tasmanian literature. She is a Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Tasmania.
  • Robbie Arnott: Robbie Arnott is a UTAS graduate from School of Humanities. He is an award winning writer of fiction, non-fiction and essays. His debut novel, Flames, was released in May.

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