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  1. Podcast31 March 2021 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The power of queer performance

    University of Melbourne's Alyson Campbell will co-lead the Feral Queer Camp, asking what makes performance queer and how to develop a network of queer thinkers

  2. Podcast25 March 2021 - Eavesdrop on Ideas

    Picturing the Event Horizon

    Eavesdrop on Ideas asks when science becomes art. The first image of a black hole, an Event Horizon, now sits in Museum of Modern Art – but is it actually art?

  3. Podcast18 March 2021 - Eavesdrop on Ideas

    Finding friendship in art and algorithms

    Eavesdrop on Ideas explores the vital nature of friendship and community, not just with other humans but also our connections to nature, algorithms and art.

  4. 25 March 2021 - Humanities

    Shakespeare and lost plays

    A new book by a University of Melbourne researcher explores the hundreds of lost plays known to Shakespeare’s original audiences and their value to modern drama

  5. 23 March 2021 - Humanities

    The truth behind a pirate legend

    Benito de Soto was a ruthless pirate, but University of Melbourne research finds that his story has been re-written to create his modern rebel reputation.

  6. Podcast7 March 2021 - Humanities

    If our animals could speak

    Dr Laura Jean McKay, winner of the 2021 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for literature and University of Melbourne graduate discusses writing her first novel

  7. 4 March 2021 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Human after all

    French music duo Daft Punk’s robot alter-egos are testament to the freedom artists can exploit when free of themselves, says a University of Melbourne expert,

  8. Podcast17 February 2021 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The music of politics and protest

    University of Melbourne musicologist Dr Nick Tochka discusses the politics of music-making since 1945, particularly in Europe and the Americas.

  9. 26 February 2021 - Humanities

    Speaking truth from below

    A new exhibition that includes University of Melbourne research highlights the stories of whistleblowers who have spoken out and suffered for doing so.