Word for Word Festival: Moral Panic 101 | Black Inc.
Benjamin Law

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

Time:   11:30am

Venue: Geelong Gallery, 55 Little Malop St, Geelong, VIC 3220.

Price:   $20