‘Gay Men at the Movies: Cinema, Memory and the History of a Gay Male Community’

Congratulations to Scott McKinnon on the publication of his book Gay Men at the Movies: Cinema, Memory and the History of a Gay Male Community (Intellect Books/University of Chicago Press). Drawing on film reviews, media reports, personal memoirs, oral histories and a striking range of films, this book explores the major role cinema has played Read more …

Honest History update

The Honest History coalition has done a special update of its website for Remembrance Day (which is also the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Australian War Memorial). New on the site are Richard Reid’s reflection on Remembrance Day, a story of how Canberra activists successfully campaigned against a plan to build rival memorials Read more …

Festschrift for Professor Marilyn Lake, 8–9 December 2016

A reminder that registrations for this event close Friday 18 November.
 Everyone planning to attend the conference must register first, as seating is limited. There have been some issues with the website registration process, so the deadline to has been extended to Friday 18 November. Please contact Liam Byrne (Liam.byrne@unimelb.edu.au) or Joy Damousi (j.damousi@unimelb.edu.au) with Read more …