The IAS Masterclass provides an opportunity for postgraduate students and early career researchers to meet and discuss their research with a distinguished scholar who is visiting UWA.

Participants will discuss their research within the framework of the stated topic, which will then be opened for discussion by the group.

IAS Masterclasses are cross-disciplinary and submissions are welcome across all relevant disciplines. Interested postgraduate students, early career researchers and academics from all Perth universities are invited to attend.

Masterclasses are free, but registration is essential. To register, select the masterclass listed below that you wish to attend.

Masterclasses in 2018

DateEvent TitleSpeaker/s
20 SeptemberSpecific Problems of Literary Translation, with reference to the Translation of Rose de Freycinet’s Journal On her Voyage around the World (1817-1820)Serge Rivière, 2018 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.
2 OctoberConnecting Histories: scandal, biography and imperial networksKirsten McKenzie, Professor of History, University of Sydney.
12 October The Senses in the Medieval and Early Modern WorldAn IAS-ARC Centre for the History of Emotions/Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies masterclass, with Lisa Beaven, Lecturer in Art History, La Trobe University and 2018 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.
16 OctoberThe political possibilities of monstrous couplings, discontinuous trans*formations, and perverse wanderings/wonderingsKaren Barad, Professor of Feminist Studies, Philosophy, and History of Consciousness, University of California (Santa Cruz).