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Coffee and Conversation prior to the Existentialist Society lecture.


Free Public Lecture, 8pm:

- followed by an extended period of questions and discussion.

"The Decaying Corpse in 'The Brothers Karamazov' and in Popular Forensics ('Silent Witness'): The Semiotics of Death".

Speaker: Adjunct Associate Professor (Research) Millicent Vladiv-Glover (Comparative Literature, Monash University).

Venue: Unitarian Hall, 110 Grey Street, East Melbourne. 

(Melways Map 2G D2). Additional parking at rear of Hall.

Enquiries: Secretary, David Miller. Telephone: 9467 2063.

Future Existentialist Society lectures, past transcripts and links:

The evening ends with another session of coffee, tea, biscuits and conversation.

Click on the "Our Calendar" logo (in the left column of this page) to find the dates of some other philosophical happenings, etc - And click on the "Discussions" tab at the top of the page for links to other philosophical activities, etc.


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  • David M.

    My apologies Ivan, and thank you. I will get that rectified.
    Membership of the Australian Dostoevsky Society is available via The Dostoevsky Journal -

    April 9, 2014

    • David M.

      Ivan, The Dostoevsky Journal is now listed in the Philosophy Links on the Existentialist Society's website.

      May 6, 2014

  • David M.

    Hello Joanna,
    The "Coffee and Conversation" Meetup is from 7pm to 8pm. The lecture commences at 8pm.
    The evening ends, for those interested, in another session of coffee, tea, biscuits and conversation (Some of the crowd hang around for an hour or two).

    May 5, 2014

  • Ivan

    David, you mentioned recently that you put a link on the Existentialist Society's website to the Australasian Nietzsche Society because of its Australian base.
    Why then is there no link to the Australian Dostoevsky Society?

    April 7, 2014

  • David M.

    Lecturer details:

    Slobodanka Millicent Vladiv-Glover,
    Adjunct Associate Professor (Research),
    School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics,
    Monash University (Clayton Campus).

    International Dostoevsky Society (IDS) - National Co-ordinator for Australia.
    Australian Dostoevsky Society (ADS) - President.
    The Dostoevsky Journal: An Independent Review - Chief Editor.
    Transcultural Studies: A Series in Interdisciplinary Research - Chief Co-Editor. and

    Millicent has addressed the Existentialist Society a number of times. Her previous three lectures were:

    June 2010: "Dostoyevsky's penultimate novel 'Adolescent' (1876), and the growing up of Russia in the 19th century".

    May 2006: "Blockbuster novels and films: The ethics of popular culture".

    September 2002: "Terrorism in the light of Dostoyevsky's novels, "The Possessed and "Crime and Punishment".

    1 · April 5, 2014

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