The Johnson Society of Australia

Celebrating the life and work of the 18th Century writer and lexicographer Samuel Johnson and his circle.

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2020 Program

For twenty- six years the Johnson Society of Australia has explored life and culture in eighteenth century England through the eyes of Samuel Johnson and his circle of influential women…

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2017 Fleeman Lecture

2017 Fleeman Lecture The 2017 Fleeman Lecture will be held on Saturday 11 November, beginning at 3:00 pm following the AGM. This year's distinguished lecturer is Professor Karen Green from…

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Exciting New Publication

We are pleased to advise that Professor Kate Burridge's Fleeman Lecture, 'Magnificence of Promises': Samuel Johnson and advertising has now been published. This is a fascinating exploration of the early…

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2016 Fleeman Lecture

Professor Emeritus John Carroll on Dr Johnson and the Great Anglo Tradition 5:00 pm, Saturday 15th October Tonic House, 386 Flinders Lane Melbourne John Carroll’s work focuses on culture, and…

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JSA 2016 Seminar

The Johnson Society of Australia IncAnnual SeminarSaturday 30 July 201611:00 am—4:00 pm  (Registration from 10:30 am) The English Speaking Union146 Toorak Rd West  South Yarra$30 members and $35 non-members Includes tea,…

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