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  1. 13 May 2019 - Humanities

    The rise of the microgenre

    Digital publishing has led to the rise of niche microgenres in books and, according to University of Melbourne research, it’s changing our literary landscape.

  2. Podcast7 November 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Language for living

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, poet David Mason discusses why the artform is so important.

  3. 21 May 2018 - Humanities

    Life on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert

    University of Melbourne poet and author Kevin Brophy reflects on a year living on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert, in the small town of Mulan.

  4. 17 September 2017 - Humanities

    Why Shakespeare would approve of the Pop-Up Globe

    As Melbourne hosts a world-first replica pop-up of Shakespeare's second Globe theatre; a University of Melbourne expert explains why the Bard would approve.

  5. 3 February 2017 - Humanities

    10 great books you should read in 2017

    Looking for something new to read? Let the University of Melbourne's experts guide you through some classics you might not have discovered yet.

  6. 13 October 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    Rewriting the book on literature teaching

    As the literary landscape evolves, so does how literature is taught in schools. How are our new teachers coping with the challenge?

  7. Podcast8 September 2016 - The Policy Shop

    How can literature influence public policy?

    Has literature failed to elicit empathy for our fellow human beings? And are we asking too much of literature in an age of 140 characters or less?

  8. 2 September 2016 - Humanities

    To be or not to be ... original

    There are thousands of words, meanings and quotes attributed to William Shakespeare, but the Bard didn’t necessarily invent them all.

  9. 10 July 2016 - Humanities

    Seven Shakespeare movies you cannot miss

    Seven film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays that stand out because they are both entertaining and deepen our understanding of the Bard's works.

  10. 20 June 2016 - Humanities

    Bardcore: Why Shakespeare went X-rated

    Titus Andronicus was the American Psycho of its day, a bloody, nightmarish vision of a play – but it also showed Shakespeare's versatility as a playwright.