Writing in the Age of Humans
Saturday 26 August 2017
Visions Theatre, National Museum of Australia
- 26/08/2017 14:00
- 26/08/2017 16:00
Human beings are changing our environment on a global scale. How can writing help us imagine, and influence, our impact on the future? Join in the discussion with Jane Rawson, Clive Hamilton and James Bradley.
Hosted by Dr Martha Sear.
Date: Saturday 26th August 2017
Jane Rawson: Jane has written The Handbook: Surviving and living with climate change as well as a novella and two novels, including A wrong turn at the Office of Unmade Lists which is set in a climate-changed Melbourne.
Clive Hamilton: Clive is Professor of Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University. One of Australia’s leading thinkers, he is author of the bestselling Requiem for a Species, and The Freedom Paradox and Growth Fetish.
James Bradley: James is an award-winning novelist and critic. His books include four novels: Wrack, The Deep Field, the international bestseller, The Resurrectionist, and Clade; a book of poetry, Paper Nautilus, and The Penguin Book of the Ocean. The Silent Invasion is his first book for young adult readers.