What Stories Do

What stories do

A cross-disciplinary workshop on the living traditions of storytelling

ANU, 17-18 July 2018

This cross-disciplinary workshop aims to spark conversations across the university and beyond around the power of storytelling to create worlds, crystallise disputes, catalyse innovation, conserve knowledge and communicate outlooks. Join us for two days of talks featuring insights from the worlds of business, technology, anthropology, law, and politics.

Speakers include:

  • Genevieve Bell
  • Lauren Butterly
  • Shawn Callahan
  • Kim Huynh
  • Diana James
  • Stephen Muecke.


  • Full: $50
  • Student / unwaged: $30

For enquiries, please contact Greta Hawes (greta.hawes@anu.edu.au)

The workshop programme will be available soon.

This workshop is hosted by the Humanities Research Centre and made possible by generous support from the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, and the Research School of Humanities and the Arts.

Date & time

Tue 17 Jul 2018, 1pm – Wed 18 Jul 2018, 5pm


Theatrette, Sir Roland Wilson Building


Greta Hawes
+61 2 6125 3356


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