Past Event

2016 LISTEN Conference: Feminist Futures

14th Oct 2016 - 16th Oct 2016

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Presenter: LISTEN
Event Duration: 480 minutes

This year's panelists feature musicians, industry professionals, academics, cultural commentators, educators, students and more. This eclectic and vital collective of voices make for LISTEN's most diverse and inclusive lineup to date.

LISTEN Conference 2016: Feminist Futures will delve into the topics of gendered language and journalism, the pros and cons of modern day call out culture, negotiating power and collaboration, and much, much more.

Keynote Speakers:

Coco Solid               Friday 14th October
Clementine Ford  Saturday 15th October
Alok Vaid-Menon  Sunday 16th October      

Nkechi Anele / Atong Atem / Bethany Atkinson-Quinton / Lady Banton / Fjorn Butler / Simona Castricum / Daisy Catterall / Anwen Crawford / Dawn Iris Dangkomen / Tanith Davidson / Kate Dillon / Holly Ditchfield / Bexx Djentuh / Emah Fox / Em Gayfer / Girls Rock Melbourne / Kelli Jean / June Jones / KT Spit / Caroline Kennedy / Grace Kindellan /Celeste Liddle / Jack Mannix / Helen Marcou / Mladen Milinković / Elizabeth Mitchell / Evelyn Morris / Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen / Jacinta Parsons / Katie Pearson / Kate Pern / Celeste Potter / Brooke Powers / Queering the Air / Bec Rigby / Zan Rowe / Elspeth Scrine / Antonia Sellbach / Sebastian Sibelle / Raquel Solier / Still Nomads / Catherine Strong / Christina Tester / Ella Thompson / Sovereign Trax / Chloe Turner / Wahe / Anna Whitelaw / Juliette Younger / YoWo / Nevo Zisin

The LISTEN Conference will provide a unique opportunity to engage in constructive discussion on ideas relating to gender, feminism, creativity, intersections within communities, writing, performance and more. The 2016 Conference will provide a platform to reflect on new ways to nurture diversity and creativity and continue to enquire into Melbourne’s world-renowned music community. 

10% of ticket sales will be donated to WAR and Sisters & Brothers NT.

Do you ...
* Require Auslan interpreting assistance? Email us HERE
* Need childcare services during the day?  Email us HERE and let us know how many children, their ages and which dates
* Really want to participate, but need financial assistance?  Email us HERE
* Need disability access?  Email us HERE

BUT THERE'S MORE ... There are THREE evening showcases as well - book 'em now!
Friday Night Showcase @ The John Curtin (across the road)
Saturday Night Showcase @ Bella Union
Sunday Night Showcase @ Bella Union