Session

Sami Shah: God Damn It

What is the importance of free speech in writing? From acts of blasphemy in religious communities to political dissidence in democracy and the rise of satire in journalism, Sami Shah explores the power of offence – and how it’s never as simple as we think it is.

This is a free event. No bookings are required.

Supported by PEN Melbourne

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Writers

Sami Shah

Sami Shah is an award-winning comedian, writer, journalist and broadcaster. His autobiography, I, Migrant, has been nominated for the NSW...

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Arnold Zable

Arnold Zable is a novelist, storyteller, educator and human rights advocate. He has conducted writing workshops throughout Australia, and worked...

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25 August – 3 September