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The 2021 Program

The following is a brief summary of our 2021 Program so far. If you are interested in attending any event and want more details please use our Contact Page. Saturday…

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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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2019 JSA Visit to the NGV

Eighteenth Century English Neo-Classical design and art at the NGVSunday 14th AprilMeet at 2:15 for 2:30 start.One of the ways of exploring the world of Samuel Johnson and his friends…

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2019 Johnson Society Program

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We are pleased to announce that dates for our 2019 program have been finalised so that these can now be put in your diary. More details will appear closer to…

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President’s Report August 2018

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With the current issue of the Southern Johnsonian, the Johnson Society of Australia enters its 25th year and we remain a strong organisation, maintaining at least four events each year.…

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2017 Fleeman Lecture

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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

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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

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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

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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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