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  • Dr Lauren Rosewarne

    School of Social and Political Sciences, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne

  1. 20 December 2017 - Humanities

    Part 1: 2018 Summer reading

    Reading a good book on holiday is one of life’s indulgences, but getting a gem of a recommendation from our University of Melbourne experts can be a true gift.

  2. 19 December 2017 - Humanities

    I’m dreaming of a...

    In a new book, a University of Melbourne academic looks at why films sentimentalise Christmas and the holidays without reflecting reality.

  3. 27 September 2016 - Public Affairs

    Presidential fireworks: The verdict

    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump delivered a surprise policy battle in the first 2016 Presidential debate, but in predictably opposite styles.

  4. 2 September 2016 - Humanities

    The romance of online dating

    The stigma around finding your partner online must go – it’s just another place to fulfil the human need for love and friendship, a new book says.

  5. Podcast7 July 2016 - The Policy Shop

    Reading behind the ballot papers

    Both major parties were losers in Australia's Federal election. In Policy Shop University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Glyn Davis discusses what's going on.

  6. 2 May 2016 - Go Figure

    Why boys are blue and girls are pink

    Ever wondered why pink represents girls and boys generally identify with the colour blue? Centuries ago it was a very different story.

  7. 23 March 2016 - Humanities

    More than a yes or no question

    Changing the definition of sexual consent from just saying “no” to having to say “yes” is a good step but we can’t pretend that consent is just a word problem.

  8. 11 February 2016 - Humanities

    How neckbeards have become a screen stereotype

    Film and TV's portrayal of neckbeards gives an insight into some of our fears about the Internet centred on addiction, social isolation and humans going soft.

  9. 25 January 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Bad films need to be called out each year

    It makes sense the Razzies are handed out to the year's worst movies – we salute the best each year, so why shouldn't the turkeys be honoured as well.