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Imagination: City, Country, Culture and Creativity


18-19 April 2011


Monash University, Caulfield Campus
Education Room F110
Building F (adjacent to Monash University Museum of Art Foyer)


Keynote speaker

Confirmed speakers

Schedule of Papers

Monday April 18

10am-11.30amScott Lash, Keynote. (Andrew Milner, Respondent)
11.30am-12noon Break
12noon-1pm Trevor Hogan, The Reporter, The Flâneur, and The Critic: the Urbanist as Outsider in the South Asian Mega-city
1pm-2pm Lunch Break
2pm-3pm David Roberts, Technological Imagination
3pm-4pm John Rundell, Imaging Others: Cities, Strangers, Fear and Contingency
4pm-4.15pm Short Break
4.15pm-5.15pm Peter Murphy, To Take One Thing For Another: Creation and the Historical-Political Imagination
5.15 onwards Drinks etc: Mama Duke’s, Basement Level, Building H, Caulfield Campus

Tuesday April 19

10am-11.30amJanine Burke, Recreating Eden: Creativity as Place in Claude Monet, Virginia Woolf and Jackson Pollock
11.30am-12noon Break
12noon-1pm Eduardo de la Fuente, Neomodernism: Anatomy of a style
1pm-2pm Lunch Break
2pm-3pm Tom Ford, Nephophile imagination and the atmosphere of poetry
3pm-4pm Sian Supski and Peter Beilharz, So Sharp You Could Bleed: Sharpies and Visual Culture, A Moment in the Seventies History of Melbourne
4pm-4.15pm Short Break
4.15pm-5.15pm Oscar Zentner, Imagination, between exactitude and rigour


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