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Event: She Must Be Seeing Things (International Women’s Day)

March 08, 2011 IN WIP
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An event that examines what happens when women use cameras to cast new eyes on the cultures around them.

Organised by the Melbourne Centre of International PEN to mark 2011’s International Women’s Day. Featuring Deb Verhoeven (Associate Professor, Screen Studies, RMIT University, and Honorary Life Member, Women in Film and Television); includes film and video clips and Q & A.

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People say that (writers) are pretty powerless: we don’t have an army, we don’t have a bureaucracy. But if that were true, then why would writers be arrested?... Because the spoken word is powerful.

— John Ralston Saul on the work of PEN International