Writing, Literature and Culture @Deakin

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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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Geelong-based Writer Wins the 2019 Judith Rodriguez Award

The Judith Rodriguez Prize is awarded annually to an outstanding piece of work in fiction, poetry or creative nonfiction submitted in a third-year coded unit during trimester one or two. Work is nominated for the long list by relevant third-year staff and then judged by two members of the Professional and Creative Writing discipline area. […]

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Internship Stories: Mel O’Connor

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: Melina Bunting

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: Georgie Jones

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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Olivia De Zilva Wins the 2019 Deakin University Nonfiction Prize

Last week, Express Media and Deakin University announced the 2019 Deakin University Nonfiction Prize winner, Adelaide-based writer, Olivia De Zilva. De Zilva’s ‘Let’s Eat食飯!’ impressed the judges with its ingenious weaving of culture and personal reflection within a beautifully versed commentary on the bonds that family share.  Our own Briohny Doyle was one of the […]

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‘Bronze Stories: Geelong Unearthed’ Launch

  On Sunday, November 17th, ‘Bronze Stories: Geelong Unearthed’, a text-based public-art project designed and funded by the City of Greater Geelong, was launched at the Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival. The project aims to unearth Geelong’s fascinating history in the rapidly modernising urban landscape of Central Geelong. Ten stories about the Wadawurrung people, […]

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Exploring literary representations of ‘place’ from Melbourne’s inner north to the Mallee region

Senior Lecturer in Literary Studies and Associate Head of School (Research) for the School of Communication and Creative Arts, Dr Emily Potter had two new articles published last week. Emily Potter and Kirsten Seale wrote ‘The worldly text and the production of more-than-literary place: Helen Garner’s “Monkey Grip” and Melbourne’s inner north’, published in Cultural Geographies […]

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