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Lectures & talks

Listen and learn – Melbourne is home to universities and groups offering lectures and talks on mind-expanding topics.
Junot Díaz - Monday 07 May 2018, 8:30pm to 9:30pm - Talks & workshops

Junot Díaz

7 May 2018, Athenaeum Theatre
Díaz is a storyteller of extraordinary humour and heart and in this talk with Maxine Beneba Clark he'll discuss how he reads, writes and remembers.
Jesse Andrews and Patrick Ness - Monday 07 May 2018, 6:15pm to 7:15pm - Talks & workshops

Jesse Andrews and Patrick Ness

7 May 2018, Athenaeum Theatre
Hear from two heavyweights of young adult fiction - Jesse Andrews and Patrick Ness.
Jeff Kinney and the Adventures of a Wimpy Kid - Thursday 03 May 2018, 4:30pm to 5:30pm - Talks & workshops

Jeff Kinney and the Adventures of a Wimpy Kid

3 May 2018, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Jeff Kinney shares his thoughts on comics and creativity before taking questions and signing books for fans.
Your President, Eileen Myles - Wednesday 02 May 2018, 8:30pm to 9:30pm - Talks & workshops

Your President, Eileen Myles

2 May 2018, Athenaeum Theatre
An undeniable, unclassifiable and prolific talent, Eileen Myles writes poetry, fiction (most famously, Chelsea Girls), non-fiction and art criticism.
Tuesday Lunchtime Meditation - Tuesday 10 April 2018 to Tuesday 31 July 2018 - Talks & workshops

Tuesday Lunchtime Meditation

10 Apr 2018 - 31 Jul 2018, Federation Square
Escape the stress and busyness of city life to discover the peace of meditation for yourself at this free, drop-in class.
WWI, Conscription and the Propaganda War - Tuesday 15 May 2018, 1pm to 2pm - Talks & workshops

WWI, Conscription and the Propaganda War

15 May 2018, Old Treasury Building
In this lecture, historian Margaret Anderson explores the graphic propaganda created during WW1 and explains its imagery.
Melbourne: Foundations of a City - Tuesday 24 April 2018, 1pm to 2pm - Talks & workshops

Melbourne: Foundations of a City

24 Apr 2018, Old Treasury Building
In this introduction to the exhibitions at the Old Treasury Building, historian Margaret Anderson discusses the extraordinary history of Melbourne.
General Sir John Monash - Tuesday 24 April 2018, 11am to 11:30am - Talks & workshops

General Sir John Monash

24 Apr 2018, Old Treasury Building
Discover the impact Monash had on Victoria, including his connection to the Shrine of Remembrance, and the Rotary Club.
The Dismissal Dossier - Saturday 26 May 2018, 2pm to 5pm - Talks & workshops

The Dismissal Dossier

26 May 2018, La Mama Courthouse
Hear Professor Jenny Hocking, author of The Dismissal Dossier, outline previously non-public material about the dismissal of the Whitlam government.
Docklands History Group: Docklands and the Wars - Tuesday 24 April 2018, 6pm to 7pm - Talks & workshops

Docklands History Group: Docklands and the Wars

24 Apr 2018, Library at The Dock
Travel back in time with local historians, collectors and guest speakers, and meet other like-minded people at the monthly Docklands History Group.

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