Literary Education Lab’s Larissa McLean Davies @ Melbourne Writers’ Festival

NAVIGATING OUR FUTURE | THU 13 AUG, 6–7 PM

Australian literature provides a means through which we might better understand ourselves, and our relationships with our region and the world. Larissa McLean Davies, Associate Professor in Language and Literacy at Melbourne Graduate School of Education, is joined by Professor Ken Gelder to explore the crucial role of literature and reading in this time of climate and social crisis, and the vital importance of teaching diverse Australian literature in schools. With an introduction from Alexis Wright, Boisbouvier Chair in Australian Literature.

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