As long as Cat Hope has thought about music, she's been listening to the work of Ennio Morricone, who's died aged 91.
Feeding the entertainment machine
Deferring to AI to give us what we like further diminishes culture at a societal scale, and cultural difference globally.
Episode 15: My Art Will Go On
So what can you do to save us all from a world without art? In this podcast episode of What Happens Next?, our experts share all their best tips for finding art in new places.
The show must go on(line)
Live streaming of theatrical performances on platforms such as Zoom, YouTube, Instagram and Facebook has exploded in popularity.
Counting the COVID-19 social cost
During this time of massive social upheaval, Monash sociologists explore how various community groups are faring.
This (non) sporting life
The significance of sport in society, particularly in the current crisis, runs much deeper than merely supporting your favourite team.
In praise of Cremorne
A vision for the treasured Melbourne suburb preserves its heritage while suggesting creative ways forward.
For arts' sake
The cancellation of cultural events will be devastating for artists and arts workers. A $186 million stimulus package could help stem the damage.
All the world's a stage
Digital platforms are proving powerful tools that can transmit local artists and buskers to global audiences.
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.
Episode 3: The Mess We're In
We’re not going to recycle our way out of this one. It takes awareness and education to change our behaviours surrounding waste. Find out what you can do.
Why Melbourne is Australia’s coolest city
Progressive music policies and innovative branding have made Melbourne the true leader of Australia's music scene.
Understanding the modern consumer
There's a fundamental shift occurring in consumer behaviour, from conspicuous consumption to conscious consumption.
This is an awesome story ...
... about those awfully terrific words we use to take language to extremes.
Art and soul
Performance art gives voice to our sense of what it means to belong; our identity and cultural evolution.
The Beatles and death threats in Japan
When the Fab Four stepped off the plane for their 1966 tour, they were greeted not by screaming fans, but a security detail.
ABC crisis: where to from here?
The national broadcaster has lost its strategic direction amid bogus allegations of bias and shameful mismanagement by government and the board.
A playground for the brain
Innovative treatment approaches to compulsions and addictions are the focus of the new neuroscience research lab, BrainPark.
The case for the makers
Creative manufacturing is surviving in urban areas, but the redevelopment of inner-city industrial zones threatens its existence.
Hitting all the right notes
Australia's thriving hip hop scene is home to a diverse group of emerging female talent. Here's five of the best.
Antarctica to Everest
Liam Suckling is on the grandest of adventures, one that will take him 160,000 kilometres around the globe and – all going well – to the top of the highest mountains of every continent.
Sustainability and ethical production are becoming central to fashion design and manufacturing.
The pounding heart of a music city
The rich history of Melbourne pop music is being documented – along with the cultural conditions that gave rise to it.
Professor of Media and Communications Studies, and Head of the School of Media, Film and Journalism
PhD Candidate, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Monash University
Research Associate, Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation
Executive Director of the Monash Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA)
Professor of Music, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
Professor, and Director, Monash SensiLab, Faculty of Information Technology
Senior lecturer, Literary Studies, literary writer and theorist
Artist, Associate Dean, International and Engagement, Director, Monash Art Projects
Associate Professor, Accounting
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Stacy Holman Jones
Professor, Monash Centre for Theatre and Performance
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Research Fellow, Sociology
Barbara Barbosa Neves
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Professor, Sociology, Associate Dean Enterprise, Arts Faculty
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Lecturer, Architecture and Urban Design
Senior lecturer, Architecture
Lecturer, Communications and Media Studies
Associate Professor of Marketing
Research Officer, BehaviourWorks Australia
Research Fellow with BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Senior Lecturer, Human Geography in the School of Social Sciences
Researcher at BehaviourWorks
Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of Undergraduate Journalism in the School of Media, Film and Journalism
Research Fellow, Department of Marketing
Professor of Linguistics
Professor, Japanese Studies
Freelance journalist and author
Professor (Research), Psychology
Senior Research Fellow, Psychology
Professor, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Gay Jennifer Breyley
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
Professor in the Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics
Associate Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor, School of Media, Film and Journalism