Writing, Literature and Culture @Deakin

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A Potent and Unforgettable Memoir by Indigo Perry

Dr Indigo Perry has just published her second memoir, Darkfall (University of Western Australia Publishing), a potent and unforgettable work of compelling writing about an adolescence lived in an Australian country town in the 1980s: desolate, dusty and bleak. Indigo Perry’s narrative is a journey of grief, arranged around a score of music from alternative […]

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Internship Stories: Eliz Bilal

One of the ways that Deakin students can gain industry insights and experience is through our Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs. There are a range of internship opportunities advertised at any given time and students always come away with valuable knowledge and increased networks to draw upon throughout their study and after graduation. Below, Master […]

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Internship Stories: Erica Wheadon

One of the ways that Deakin students can gain industry insights and experience is through our Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs. There are a range of internship opportunities advertised at any given time and students always come away with valuable knowledge and increased networks to draw upon throughout their study and after graduation. Below, Master […]

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Internship Stories: Holly McCoomb

One of the ways that Deakin students can gain industry insights and experience is through our Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs. There are a range of internship opportunities advertised at any given time and students always come away with valuable knowledge and increased networks to draw upon throughout their study and after graduation. Below, Bachelor […]

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2020 Queenscliffe Literary Festival Writing Prizes

The Queenscliffe Literary Festival (QLF) celebrates Australian authors with events in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale over three weekends in May. This year, their bumper program showcases an exceptional group of fiction and non-fiction authors with a range of stimulating and entertaining talks and workshops, including a popular schools program with free workshops featuring leading writers […]

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ArtsACTION: Empowering Regional Creative Communities

When creatives receive the support and professional development they wish for, creative communities prosper and enrich broader communities in turn. An innovative partnership between Jumpleads NFP, Pop Up Art and Deakin University strives to achieve just this. The ArtsACTION project is free for creatives to access and is already making significant inroads to regenerating creative […]

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Dr Indigo Perry Finds Inspiration at the NES Artist Residency in Iceland

Throughout January, Senior Lecturer in Writing and Literature, Indigo Perry has been on a writing residency in the village of Skagaströnd in north-west Iceland. Indigo carried out fieldwork for her third memoir, Midnight Fire, at the NES Artist Residency. She is also experimenting in collaboration with other artists on text projections. Of her experience, Indigo […]

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Internship Stories: Mary Wong

One of the ways that Deakin students can gain industry insights and experience is through our Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs. There are a range of internship opportunities advertised at any given time and students always come away with valuable knowledge and increased networks to draw upon throughout their study and after graduation. Below, Bachelor […]

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Internship Stories: Nicky Bonin

One of the ways that Deakin students can gain industry insights and experience is through our Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs. There are a range of internship opportunities advertised at any given time and students always come away with valuable knowledge and increased networks to draw upon throughout their study and after graduation. Below, Bachelor […]

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Internship Stories: Mikaela Williams

One of the ways that Deakin students can gain industry insights and experience is through our Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs. There are a range of internship opportunities advertised at any given time and students always come away with valuable knowledge and increased networks to draw upon throughout their study and after graduation. Below, Master […]

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Internship Stories: Chantelle Gourlay

One of the ways that Deakin students can gain industry insights and experience is through our Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs. There are a range of internship opportunities advertised at any given time and students always come away with valuable knowledge and increased networks to draw upon throughout their study and after graduation. Below, Bachelor […]

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Lifting the Lid on Authoritarian Personalities

The resurgence of authoritarianism around the world has researchers worried about the future of democracy and about freedom of thought in the universities. What is the support base for authoritarian populism? Can these ideas spread beyond fringe groups? Geoff Boucher recently joined researchers from around the world, including many Deakin academics, at a Deakin University […]

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