Singing the same tune
The Australian government can’t afford to neglect music and arts as an important tool in the classroom.
Silver screen, silver lining?
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating effect on Australia's screen industry, but also offers a chance to finally address some of its longstanding issues of diversity and inclusion.
Women's writes: The business of books
Although women write more books than men, it remains easier for male authors to be published.
Deafening silence: The problem with private boys' schools
Leadership changes might bring quick fixes, but until we address rusted-on cultural practices, toxic masculinity will continue to manifest itself in these "boys' club" environments.
Language with chutzpah
The number of speakers may have fallen away, but interest in Yiddish culture and language is now experiencing a global revival, including in Melbourne.
Preserving Indigenous languages
A language is said to become extinct when its last native speaker dies. Often that final breath also draws into death the identity ascribed by Indigenous people to their natural world – its plants, animals and landscape.
An advocate for Aboriginal identity
One of Monash's first female Aboriginal law graduates, Virginia Robinson, is working tirelessly with the Aboriginal community on issues of social justice and empowerment.
A reckoning with history
Through the intensely personal theatre work of Tom Molyneux, we learn about an Indigenous soldier who served in World War I.
Why Melbourne is Australia’s coolest city
Progressive music policies and innovative branding have made Melbourne the true leader of Australia's music scene.
Art and soul
Performance art gives voice to our sense of what it means to belong; our identity and cultural evolution.
Christchurch: reaching out across the divide
Some leaders build walls to keep others out and gain by pushing others down, while there are leaders who invite others in, such as NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
Sketches of Spain
More than mere stories, Spanish crime fiction has offered insights into the country's shadowy recent history.
The model of a failed strategy
The Coalition's seeds of destruction in the state election were sown long before its ill-fated campaign.
Inclusion and the monolingualism myth
It's time to recognise linguistic and cultural diversity as a creative engine of social participation and wellbeing.
Mind over maggot
Anyone for rotten shark? Fried tarantula? When it comes to food choices, one person's disgusting is another's delicacy.
Friday the 13th: why the fear?
It's just another day, right? So why is there so much superstition surrounding it?
What became of the working class?
Once seen as shapers of national identity, these days they're thought of as little more than disadvantaged. What changed?
Sustainability and ethical production are becoming central to fashion design and manufacturing.
The pressure to perform
The anger at the sacking of the deputy headmaster at Melbourne's Trinity Grammar is less about the haircut and more about ATAR rankings.
Duterte, hypermasculinity and the key to populism
The exploitation of gender in populist politics is no more starkly illustrated than in the Philippines.
Plea to preserve Melbourne's Federation Square
Apple store would be one step down a slippery slope, from civic square to shopping mall.
Connecting 'diblings': How the law is failing to keep up with modern families
It is time for the states and territories to develop a uniform legal framework that enables donor-conceived people to connect with their genetic kin.
Professor in the Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics
Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of Undergraduate Journalism in the School of Media, Film and Journalism
Associate Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing
Graeme Davison AO
Emeritus Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor
Professor of Philosophy, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Lecturer, Faculty of Education
Research Associate, Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation
Research Fellow, Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Associate Professor, School of Media, Film and Television
Martijn Van der Kamp
Teaching Fellow, Monash Business School
Executive Director of the Monash Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA)
Professor of Psychology, Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Professor in Translation Studies, School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
Associate Professor, Literary Studies
Senior Lecturer, Spanish and Latin American Studies
Associate Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Senior lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education
Assistant Lecturer, Film and Screen Studies, Faculty of Arts
Dr George Variyan
Lecturer, Globalisation Leadership and Policy, Faculty of Education