Making Public Histories seminar series: Melbourne's 'Alice'

Date
26 November 2015, 6:00pm7:30pm
Cost
Free
Bookings
Location Village Roadshow Theatrette
via Entry 3, La Trobe Street
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

In celebration of the Library's recent acquisition of a rare, 1865 first edition of Lewis Carroll's masterpiece, this panel discussion explores the multiple ways that Alice in Wonderland has inspired Melbourne historians, artists and curators, as well as their audiences.

Panellists

  • Dr Michelle Smith (chair), Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University. 
  • Dr Wendy Garden, Senior Curator, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery.
  • Dr Juliet O'Conor, Children's Research Librarian, State Library Victoria.
  • Dr Nurin Veis, Manager, Scienceworks Museum.

About the Making Public Histories seminar series

The Making Public Histories seminar series is a joint initiative between State Library Victoria, the History Council of Victoria and Monash University Institute for Public History. It is a focused seminar series that explores the issues and approaches to historical representation in contemporary society, public history, making history and heritage.