Information

  • EVENT TYPE /

    Panel Discussion

  • WHEN /

    5pm, 8 July

  • WHERE /

    MerlynTheatre

  • DURATION /

    1 hour approx.

Special Events 2017

Monash Meets Malthouse / Revolt. She said. Revolt again.

8 July 2017

Information

  • EVENT TYPE /

    Panel Discussion

  • WHEN /

    5pm, 8 July

  • WHERE /

    MerlynTheatre

  • DURATION /

    1 hour approx.

Some savvy theatre-goers prefer an expert discussion to get the most out of their experience. Our Major Partner, Monash University, will offer their scholarly expertise in a special afternoon conversation between the matinee and evening performance of selected Season 2017 productions.

Monash Meets Malthouse Theatre / Revolt. She said. Revolt again.

If you view history as one long war against women and their bodies, then this piece feels as prescient and urgent as ever.
– Janice Muller, Director.

Join Dr Stacy Holman Jones from Monash University’s Centre for Theatre and Performance, and a panel of not-well-behaved women, to discuss the ideas of Revolt. She said. Revolt again. at a free afternoon panel.

Dr Liz Conor is an ARC Future Fellow in History at La Trobe University. Liz is a community campaigner founding and convening the Coalition Against Sexual Violence, the Stick With Wik campaign, and the guerrilla theatre troupe The John Howard Ladies’ Auxiliary Fanclub.

Dr Enza Gandolfo is the author of feminist novel Swimming as well as several non fiction books. Enza is an Associate Professor in Creative Writing at Victoria University. Her forthcoming novel, The Bridge will be published by Scribe in 2018.

Dr Deanna Shoemaker is Associate Professor of Communication/Performance Studies and Graduate Director at Monmouth University, USA. Her work focuses on performance as social activism. 

Dr Deborah Western is a lecturer/researcher in the Department of Social Work at Monash University and is a social worker with extensive practice experience in the fields of child and family welfare, sexual assault and family violence. 

Dr Swati Parashar is a Senior Fellow at the Gender Peace and Security Centre at Monash University. Her latest book, Women and Militant Wars: The Politics of Injury explores the gender dynamics of conflicts in South Asia through the narratives of militant women.

Dr Stacy Holman Jones (moderator) is Professor in the Centre for Theatre and Performance at Monash University and in the Department of Communication Studies at California State University, Northridge. She’s written over 60 articles and has authored and edited 11 books. Her work focuses on performance as socially resistive and community building activity.

Ticket Prices

FREE
We recommend booking tickets to the Saturday performance preceding or following the Monash Meets Malthouse discussion.

Monash Meets Malthouse 2017 Sessions

LITTLE EMPERORS / 5pm, Saturday 25 February
Monash Meets Malthouse follows the 3.30pm performance and precedes the 8pm performance.
GUESTS / Stuart Grant, Xin Gu & Danqi Hu

WILD BORE / 5pm, Saturday 27 May
Monash Meets Malthouse follows the 3.30pm performance and precedes the 8pm performance.
GUESTS / Jane Montgomery Griffiths (MC), Alison Croggon, Fleur Kilpatrick, Richard Watts & Cameron Woodhead 

REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN. / 5pm, Saturday 8 July
Monash Meets Malthouse follows the 3pm performance and precedes the 7.30pm performance.
GUESTS / Dr Liz Conor, Dr Enza Gandolfo, Dr Deanna Shoemaker, Dr Deborah Western, Dr Stacy Holman Jones (moderator), Dr Swati Parashar.

THE TESTAMENT OF MARY / 5pm, Saturday 18 November
Monash Meets Malthouse follows the 3pm performance and precedes the 7.30pm performance.
GUESTS / TBA

Production partners and supporters

Proudly presented in collaboration with Monash University.