Panel,

Second-hand Rose: living in the land of borrowed identity crisis

When: 2pm - 2.50pm | Saturday 14 July 2018

Where: Allan Scott Auditorium

Presented by Lipman Karas

  • Wheelchair accessible

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National identity is a peculiarly post-colonial obsession. We want to be different and seem so to the world. Yet our terminology is largely second hand, shaped by the junk language of managerialism, government whim or academic fashion. Will Australians ever use our own words to describe our own conditions?