Artwork by Vendela Apro-Wellman

The Arts Research in the Creative Humanities Research Cluster at USC is hosting:

The Creative Humanities Matters Colloquium, 19-21st November 2018

Australasian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres

2018 Annual Meeting and Arts Research in the Creative Humanities Showcase

Creative Humanities Matters provides a lively forum for the presentation and discussion of issues, information and engaging research from the creative humanities sphere. The colloquium examines complex questions concerning notions of value in the cultural sector, and highlights how creative humanities research and practices involving creativity, multi-disciplinarity, and critical thinking can contribute to our capacity to negotiate a rapidly changing world. Creative Humanities Matters showcases a range of initiatives including collaborations with the library, museums and gallery sectors, interdisciplinary and creative industry-focused projects, and creative outputs that respond to complex social and cultural issues. The event includes keynote addresses from leading experts, panel discussions, workshops, a book launch and film screening.

The colloquium is FREE, but registration is required for catering purposes:
Read the Colloquium Program for more information
Workshops for HDR students and ECRs:
Building a Research Trajectory – Professor Will Christie (Head, Humanities Research Centre
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences) and Associate Professor Anna Johnston (ARC Future Fellow and Deputy Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, UQ) provide insights into the essentials of building an academic career.
Methods for the Creative ProjectAward-winning novelist Professor Gary Crew (USC) presents a master class on the application of research methods and innovative approaches to creative research undertakings, whether these be original creative artefacts intended for publication or creative thesis submissions.  Gary will stimulate discussion on how the application of original approaches to research has led to, or may lead to, significant cultural contributions.