Department of English Seminar: Brigitta Olubas

Department of English Seminar: Brigitta Olubas, UNSW Francis Steegmuller’s Pyjamas: reticence, intimacy and beginning biography This paper will trace the beginning stages of writing Shirley Hazzard’s authorised biography. It will consider a biographer’s interest in and access to the (open) secrets of a literary marriage, in light of questions around the remains of public and …

Seminar: The Journalisms of Islam

Join Janet Steele, author of Mediating Islam: Cosmopolitan Journalisms in Muslim Southeast Asia, for a seminar on Islamic journalism. What is Islamic journalism? It depends on where you stand. In Indonesia or Malaysia, journalism and Islam can have many different faces. At Sabili, an Indonesian Islamist magazine first established as an underground publication, journalists were …