Word for Word Festival: Moral Panic 101
In 2016 the Safe Schools Program became the centre of an ideological firestorm. In his recent Quarterly Essay, writer and columnist Benjamin Law explores how and why this happened. Benjamin will discuss his gripping yet subtle account of schools today, sexuality, teenagers, new ideas of gender fluidity, tabloid media scares and mental health.
Session Chair: Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
Date: Sunday 19 November
Venue: Geelong Gallery, 55 Little Malop St, Geelong, VIC 3220.