Brisbane Program

Girls Write Up Brisbane 2018 Program – May 11, 2018

Book tickets ($35)


Find out more about the artists taking part in GWU Brisbane 2018


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Girls Write Up Brisbane 2018 Program
Girls Write Up Brisbane 2018 Program
Registration
8:15 am - 8:45 am
During this time participants will register for the day
8:15 am – 8:45 am

During this time participants will register for the day

Welcome
8:45 am – 9:00 am

Students are welcomed to Girls Write Up as we run through the day's events.

Keynote – Nevo Zisin
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Nevo is a 20-year-old activist, student, writer and public speaker with a particular focus on issues surrounding gender, sex and sexuality.
9:00 am – 9:30 am
Nevo Zisin

Nevo is a 20-year-old activist, student, writer and public speaker with a particular focus on issues surrounding gender, sex and sexuality. Assigned female at birth, Nevo has had a complex relationship with gender, transitioning as male, undergoing different medical interventions and now identifying as outside of a female/male gender binary. They work particularly with children as a youth leader and through running programs and workshops in schools. They are also a contact point int he Jewish community for other children and families confronting issues of gender and sexuality in their own lives. Finding Nevo is their first book.

The Personal is Political
9:30 am - 10:30 am
When a lack of political voice leads to disempowerment, disengagement and disadvantage, personal voices speak up.
,Lorin Elizabeth, Nayuka Gorrie, Mirandi Riwoe, Yen-Rong Wong

When a lack of political voice leads to disempowerment, disengagement and disadvantage, personal voices speak up. In this panel, four women offer personal testimony on the politics that affect them. These testimonies will be read live and followed by a panel discussion.

Morning Tea Break
10:30 am - 11:00 am
10:30 am – 11:00 am

Workshop – Slam Poetry – Lorin Elizabeth
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Slam Poetry
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lorin Elizabeth

Develop your creative skills in this two-hour practical workshop, where you will learn more about a specific writing style and create your own work, mentored by one of our inspiring workshop hosts.

Workshop – Character – Steph Bowe
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Creating Character
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Steph Bowe

Develop your creative skills in this two-hour practical workshop, where you will learn more about a specific writing style and create your own work, mentored by one of our inspiring workshop hosts.

Workshop – Writing Online– Nayuka Gorrie
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Writing Online
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Nayuka Gorrie

Develop your creative skills in this two-hour practical workshop, where you will learn more about a specific writing style and create your own work, mentored by one of our inspiring workshop hosts.

Workshop – Writing From Life – Nevo Zisin
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Writing from Life
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Nevo Zisin

Develop your creative skills in this two-hour practical workshop, where you will learn more about a specific writing style and create your own work, mentored by one of our inspiring workshop hosts.

Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Women in Male Spaces
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
When making space for female voices in male-dominated industries, what challenges do women face?
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Claire Christian, Sam George-Allen, Phoebe Hart, Bri Lee

When making space for female voices in male-dominated industries, what challenges do women face? How are they treated differently because of their gender? What ideas would we have missed out on if women weren’t in these spaces? And how can we make the way easier for the women of the future?

Ask Me Anything
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Two of our Girls Write Up speakers will answer some of the anonymous questions posted in the Ask Me Anything box over the course of the day.
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Michelle Law, Nayuka Gorrie

Michelle Law and Nayuka Gorrie answer the anonymous questions posted in the Ask Me Anything box over the course of the day.


Notes

DATE: Friday 11 May, 2018

VENUE: State Library of Queensland

This event will take place in various locations in the State Library of Queensland. Participants should all arrive in the foyer no later than 8.30 to attend the first session. They will be escorted to workshop venues over the course of the day as required. Each student will have the opportunity to attend one workshop on the day. Workshops are open only to teens – adult ticket holders will remain in the main hall for the duration of the event.