The Johnson Society of Australia enters its 31st year, being founded in Melbourne in 1933. It remains strong with 40 members, including several of the foundation members. Members reside in most Australian States and there is a strong contingent in New Zealand. They come from a variety of backgrounds but what they all share is a fascination for the eighteenth century whether it be literature, art, history or ideas and seen through the lens of Samuel Johnson
The committee is meeting on February 3rd to plan this years program which will probably have as its basis the usual pattern of events spread evenly through the year: A guided tour of the a section of the Eighteenth Century collection at the National Gallery of Victoria, a full day Seminar, the Fleeman Lecture by a distinguished scholar and a Christmas Convivial.
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