Semester 2 2015 Program

Please join us for an exciting program of fortnightly seminars and film screenings this semester. Participants are encouraged to remain afterwards for refreshments and discussion. These seminars are free and all are welcome, including undergraduates, postgraduates, staff and members of the public.

Wed 5th August Screening: Mad Dog Morgan (Philippe Mora, 1976) (Note: This screening start 5pm) A/Prof. Jane Mills (UNSW)
& Prof. Wendy Bowcher
Sun Yat-sen University) 
Tue 11 August Screening: Frailty (Bill Paxton, 2001) and Religion in the U.S. South Olivia Hopkins (USyd)
Tue 1st September Screening: Being Venice (Miro Bilbrough, 2012) Filmmaker Miro Bilbrough (UWS) in conversation with Lauren Carroll Harris (UNSW)
Tue 15th September “Splatter Capital: The Political Economy of Gore Films” (Note: This seminar will start 5.30pm) Dr Mark Steven (UNSW)
Tue 13th October “Sydney Cinephiles?: Sydney as an UNSECO City of Film and its implications on identity development” Klara Bruveris (UNSW)
Tue 27th October Screening: Witches, Faggots, Dykes & Poofters (Digby Duncan, 1979)


Due to unprecedented interest in the film and venue size concerns, we have had to cancel the educational screening of Witches, Faggots, Dykes & Poofters (1979) on the 27th October. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused. Golden Age Cinema are working towards a public screening of the film in 2016.

Kate Jinx (UNSW)
Tue 10th November “Lena Dunham, Girls (2012- ) and the Female Character-Star Nexus on American Feminist Sensibility Television” Jessica Ford (UNSW)

All SSSN Events are held in Room 327, Robert Webster Building, UNSW at 4pm, unless otherwise stated.

A map of the UNSW Kensington Campus can be found here.

A Google map of the UNSW Kensington campus can be found here.

Buses to UNSW from Central Station
UNSW Express Bus routes (890, 891, 892 and 895) run to and from Eddy Avenue, Central Station. These routes are prepay only and are fast and high frequency. Click here for the UNSW Express Bus and other bus timetables.
Alternative services:
  • 339        Central Station on Foveaux St just east of Elizabeth St.
  • 372        Central Station
  • 373        Museum Station
  • 374        Central Station
  • 376        Museum Station
  • 377        Museum Station
  • Metrobus 10 (M10) – Leichhardt to Maroubra Junction via Anzac Parade
  • Metrobus 50 (M50) – Drummoyne to Coogee via the City, Anzac Parade and High Street.
All day casual parking is generally available on the top floors of the Barker Street (Gate 14) and Botany Street (Gate 11) car parks. Short-term, paid 2P (2 hour) parking is also available via most entrance gates.

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