‘Australian Literature 101 is the university education in Australian literature you never had’, says the Wheeler Centre in promoting their new series of talks on classic Australian works.
Ramona Koval hosts Australian Literature 101, which runs weekly from 8 March to 17 May and covers such seminal texts as The Getting of Wisdom, Monkey Grip, Voss and The Man Who Loved Children. View the whole line-up and book tickets here.
This is a push by the Wheeler Centre to encourage greater public engagement with our literary history, all the more relevant in the context of a lack of tertiary studies available in this area—a point publisher Michael Heyward made in his opinion piece earlier this year.
Text is publishing a series of Australian Classics in May, in our contribution to this important project. See the full list here.