CHLS Seminar: Addiction Veridiction: mobilising gender in legal accounts of addicted agency

Abstract In this presentation, Dr Kate Seear explores the question of whether and in what ways the law and legal processes work to stabilise addiction as a health problem or ‘disease’. She also explores the associated gender implications of these… Continue Reading

A Second Life with a Second Language

By Huaning Gu English, for most overseas students, is a second language. My friend’s daughter was born in China. She has been struggling with English since she started as a primary school student in Australia. Recently, the school teacher persuaded… Continue Reading

Language Matters: The Problem with ‘Revenge Porn’

Ashley Ambesi La Trobe Law School LIV internship

By Ashley Ambesi A recent study into technology-facilitated abuse revealed that the phenomenon known as ‘revenge porn’ – that is, the non-consensual sharing of intimate or sexual images – is widespread among Australian adults, with 1 in 10 participants having… Continue Reading