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  1. 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

  2. Podcast3 April 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The history of paper

    Paper was invented in China before it spread through Central Asia and Europe, but how did paper evolve to become our modern-day office paper?

  3. 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.

  4. 30 May 2018 - Under the Microscope

    Putting cross-cultural stories centre stage

    University of Melbourne masters student Kim Ho has won the prestigious Patrick White Playwrights’ Award for his play Mirror’s Edge - set near Lake Tyrrell.

  5. 14 May 2018 - Humanities

    Christos Tsiolkas on Patrick White

    Author and University of Melbourne alumnus Christos Tsiolkas discusses his love affair with Patrick White's books; part of the Writers on Writers series.

  6. 1 October 2017 - Humanities

    Alice Pung on John Marsden

    Alice Pung on John Marsden is the first book in the Writers on Writers series, from the University of Melbourne, the State Library Vic and Black Inc publishing.

  7. 19 August 2015 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Three reasons Better Call Saul works: A scriptwriter’s perspective

    Breaking Bad may be over, but Vince Gilligan's expertly written new series gives viewers an even deeper insight into his idiosyncratic ensemble of characters.