The Ethics of Hope? Posthumanism, Life, and Climate Change, La Trobe University, 25 - 26 November 2015. Keynote speakers: Alexis Wright, Claire Colebrook, Deborah Bird Rose, Tony Birch, Vicki Kirby and Jacqui Katona.
Literature/Politics. Early Modern/Modern. Britain/Australia, La Trobe University, 2015.
Environment, Biodiversity and the Humanities, La Trobe University, 30 June 2015. Keynote speaker: Lisabeth Paravisini-Gebert.
Hidden in Plain Sight: Jane Austen Today, Docklands Library, 13 September 2014.
Centre for Indigenous Story, http://indigenousstory.com.au/about. Working team: Associate Professor Alison Ravenscroft, Jacqui Katona and Lily Sawenko.
Literary and history prizes
Dr Lisa Jacobson: 2014 John Bray Poetry Award for The Sunlit Zone (Five Islands Press, 2012)
Dr Kate Ryan: Melbourne Writers Prize 2015 for Psychotherapy for Normal People
Dr Paddy O'Reilly: Norma K. Hemming Award 2015 for The Wonders
Dr Lucy Sussex, Victorian Community History Awards, History Publication Award 2015, for Blockbuster! Fergus Hume and the Mystery of a Hansom Cab
Fellowships and Visiting Scholar Positions
Dr Rob Conkie: Associate Investigator, ARC Centre of Excellence for the Study of the History of Emotions, 1100-1800, 2016
Dr Quinn Eades: Varuna Residency Fellowship 2015
Dr Kelly Gardiner: Bundanon Trust Fellowship 2015
Dr Lynne Kelly: Arts Victoria grant 2015
Dr Catherine Padmore: Varuna Second Book Fellowship 2015
Emeritus Professor Paul Salzman: Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, Trinity term, 2016
Professor Sue Thomas: Visiting Scholar, Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, 2014