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Non/fictionLab’s David Carlin has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Lapland this month. David gave a Keynote talk and a workshop at the University of Lapland’s Faculty of Social Sciences Seminar: ‘Situating the Self Ethically, Academically and in Society’ in Ranua, Finland. David’s talk was called ‘Essaying as Method’. It looked at the …

Poets from Melbourne and Seoul to take place in a collaborative Poetry Writing Exchange

Melbourne-Seoul will nurture an increased cultural understanding of Australia and Korea through the medium of poetry — an art form that sweeps away cultural and linguistic barriers. Building on RMIT’s commitment to global education partnerships, the university’s non/fictionLab research group will partner with Sogang and Deakin Universities for the Melbourne-Seoul Poetry exchange. A team of …

WrICE Events in Melbourne

WrICE, (Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange Program) a program of residencies, workshops and events, is building an international network of writers and writing to foster intercultural conversations, celebrate diversity, and change the stories we tell and listen to. WrICE Melbourne 2016 kicked off at Footscray Community Arts Centre, with a series of events as part of Melbourne …

Dai Fan at McCraith House

“It was January, 2015, I had just arrived at the Butterfly House for a three-week writing residency in the small town of Dromana in the Mornington Peninsular south of Melbourne.” So begins a gorgeous essay by the writer Dai Fan – a testament to a profound and catalysing residency experience in a unique location. The …

Following a successful collaborative residency in Hoi An and Hanoi in February this year, WrICE Vietnam writers will come together once more in Victoria and Melbourne throughout August. Following a residency in Strathvea, the writers will participate in a series of events as part of Melbourne Writers Festival, and with partner Footscray Community Arts Centre. WrICE …

Emerging Writers’ Festival – Travel Slide Night

RMIT writing students will perform at the Emerging Writers’ Festival this June at Travel Slide Night. Listen to the stories of Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange (WrICE) students and alumni Amarlie Foster, Harriet McNight, Melody Paloma, Joe Rubbo and Laura Stortenbeker, who will join other budding writers from Australia and Indonesia to share how adventure …

WrICE Update

nonfictionLab’s Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange Program held the first collaborative residency of 2015 in Vietnam in February, bringing together emerging and established writers from Australia and Asia.  The immersion residency in Hoi An was followed by public events and workshops in Hanoi, which included a high profile partnership and showcase event with the National …

WrICE Vietnam 2015

The RMIT Copyright Agency Asia-Pacific Partnership Program (WrICE) generates reciprocal cultural exchange and cultural immersion, building and nurturing connections between Australian and Asian writers and writing. The most recent WrICE collaborative residency took place in Vietnam in February 2015 and will be followed by activity later in the year in Melbourne and Brisbane, in association …

WrICE: the Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange Program

WrICE is a program of reciprocal cultural exchange and cultural immersion focused on writers and writing led by WrICE Directors Associate Professors David Carlin and Francesca Rendle-Short, and Clare Renner. The Copyright Agency Cultural Fund has committed to its generous funding of WrICE until 2017. Following a successful collaborative residency, public and on-campus events held …