This performance is inspired by a story in Calderon’s Life is a Dream: A king foretold that his unborn son would become a monster and bring disaster to the country. So he imprisoned the baby in a tower at birth. The child grew up in the tower, cut off from the outside world. Eighteen years later the child is released by the king but something terrible happens…
Studio One, 6pm
Writing Contemporary Australia: Michelle de Kretser and Roanna Gonsalves in conversation with Suneeta Peres da Costa
Presented by UNSWriting
A concert by PhD student Halina Leung.
Women in an Era of Anti-Elitism: Responding to the challenge of rising populism and its threat to gender inclusivity