On Destroying the Joint: Debating Feminism, Politics and the Media in Australia
6.30 – 8.00pm, Thu 30 Jun 2016
Gallery of Modern Art, Cinema A
In this special event held in conjunction with the 'Cindy Sherman' exhibition, and the Australian Women's and Gender Studies Association Biennial Conference, join special guests as they debate the intersection of feminism, politics and the media in Australia. Participants include: Jane Caro (Editor of Destroying the Joint: Why Women have to Change the World, author and social commentator)Alexandra Payne (Non-fiction publisher, The University of Queensland Press and publisher of Destroy the Joint: Why Women have to Change the World)Jenna Price (Senior Lecturer in Journalism, University of Technology Sydney and co-founder of Destroy the Joint)Jeannie Rea (National President, National Tertiary Education Union and activist)Moderated by Dr Zora Simic (Lecturer and Women's and Gender Studies Convenor, University of New South Wales and co-author of The Great Feminist Denial)Free, no bookings required. Members of the public welcome. Doors open at 6.00pm. Please arrive early to secure a seat. This program is presented in conjunction with the Australian Women's and Gender Studies Association and AWGSA Biennial Conference, supported by the National Tertiary Education Union.