Anne Pender

Seven Big Australians: Adventures With Comic Actors

2019-12-13T17:44:46+11:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr Anne Pender is Professor of English and Theatre Studies at the University of New England. Her most recent book, Seven Big Australians: Adventures with Comic Actors, is published by Monash University Publishing. In it, Pender talks to seven of Australia’s most successful comedians about their lives and how they work. It is Pender’s thesis [...]

Adventures with Australian Comic Actors

2019-07-30T13:44:55+10:00Categories: Anne Pender, Function|Tags: |

SPEAKER:      PROFESSOR ANNE PENDER (Professor of English & Theatre Studies - University of New England, Author, most recent Seven Big Australians [Monash University Publishing, April 2019]) DATE:             Wednesday 24 July 2019 *Book from 10 July 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS  TOPIC:           Adventures with Australian Comic Actors VENUE:           The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor [...]

“Poor old pinko conservative, half-arsed political puritan, cyrpto-fascist”: Barry Humpries and the politics of satire

2017-05-10T18:06:08+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Barry Humphries has twice written his life in autobiographies – with different takes on the same life. But neither account gives the whole story. Dr Anne Pender took years researching, interviewing and delving into the real Barry Humphries to produce a more comprehensive story. Her book, One Man Show, examines the life, and the aspirations [...]

“Poor Old Pinko Conservative, Half-arsed political puritan, Crypto-fascist”: Barry Humphries and the Politics of Satire

2019-01-24T13:32:57+11:00Categories: Function|Tags: , |

LIGHT REFRESHMENTS Speaker(s): Anne Pender Date: 2010-11-16 Venue: 41 Phillip Street, Sydney 2000 Time: 6:00pm (arrive at 5:30pm)