October 2011 Volume LV, No. 10

Whatever Happened to Australian Literature in the Universities?

Tony Hassall
How Culture Wars Threaten Ethics and Religion
Douglas Hassall
Until the High Court Otherwise Provides
James Allan
Hardy Plant, Tolerates Danger
Irina Dunn
Why the Governor-General is Australia’s Head of State
David Smith
The African Obamas
Robert Murray

Letters

Letters to the Editor

David Smith, James Litchfield, David Daintree, Hector Macdonald, John Furedy, Alan Robson, Mick Koster, M. Gordon, Hal Colebatch

Books

Opening Life’s Windows

Peter Coleman

Chronicle

Keith Windschuttle

October, 2011

Film

An Epic of the Civil War

Neil McDonald

First Person

In the Tigers’ Lair

John Whitehall

Health

Let’s Talk About Dying

Michael Giffin

Music

The Earl of Harewood

Christopher Dawson

Philosophy and Ideas

Politics

Society

Story

A Dancing Man

Douglas Fry

Theatre

The Presbyterian Musical

Michael Connor

Poetry

Hip Replacement

Ashlley Morgan-Shae

Roadside Memorials

Melinda Smith

Hagia Sophia

Peter Skrzynecki

Confess

Melinda Smith

Red Geraniums

Peter Skrzynecki

Thingies

John Whitworth

Gaia the Goddess

John Whitworth

Keeble’s Bush

Jennifer Compton

Capital

Alan Gould

Shell Crab Haiku

Andrew Lansdown