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  • Author:agent Alison Croggon
Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 On Seeing
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'When I first began to do public appearances like poetry readings, not wearing glasses was actually useful, because I couldn’t see the audience. Being looked at by many people terrified me; I suspect that part of me believes that visibility is profoundly perilous. I still find public appearances difficult and exhausting, as if the gaze is a vampiric thing that sucks out all my energy, but being able to see people looking at me doesn’t frighten me anymore.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Overland no. 231 Winter 2018 14328286 2018 periodical issue

    'What could education be?

    'The neoliberal university – largely privatised, steered by market logic, forcing academic inquiry into vocational strictures – looms large in the Australian imagination and in reality; as documented in our online magazine over the past few months, class sizes swell alongside student fees, academic workloads and vice-chancellor salaries.' (Jacinda Woodhead : Editorial introduction)

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