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Campion Conversations is a fortnightly podcast produced by Campion College Australia, marrying pop culture and the liberal arts. In each episode, academics and staff from Campion discuss a film, a TV series or another element of pop culture through the lens of the humanities.

How To Listen: Scroll to the bottom of the page.

Blade Runner Revisited | Campion Conversations

  Dr Colin Dray and Thomas Flynn dive into the original 1982 science fiction thriller Blade Runner, starring Harrison Ford. Does it still have relevance today? Does it stand up alongside other science fiction blockbusters? Campion’s academics discuss this...

What makes a short story? | Campion Conversations

  From Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes to Anton Chekhov many works, short story fiction has taken many forms since its rise to popularity in the 18th Century. Campion’s academics Thomas Flynn and Colin Dray come together to discuss what makes a...

Tackling The Tempest | Campion Conversations

 "Miranda" by John William Waterhouse   Shakespeare's The Tempest is the subject of some debate. Is it a comedy? A romance? A revenge play? Campion's literature academics, Dr Colin Dray and Dr Jeremy Bell, unpack this beloved Shakespearean play, thought to...

Why God is Good for You | Campion Conversations: Special Edition

  Greg Sheridan, foreign editor of The Australian, has released his latest God is Good For You: A Defence of Christianity in Troubled Times. In this episode of Campion Conversations: Special Edition, Sheridan and Campion College Australia president Dr Paul...

Farewell to Adventure Time: | Campion Conversations

Post-apocalyptic fantasy cartoon Adventure Time finished up this year after 283 episodes, aired over eight years. Campion lecturers Colin Dray and Thomas Flynn reflect on this zany and imaginative series in this episode of Campion...

James Bond: Character or Caricature? | Campion Conversations

James Bond is a silver screen icon, but is there more to him outside the impeccable suits, crisp martinis and attractive young women? Four of Campion's academics come together to discuss this, while dissecting the performances of each actor who has played the titular...

Disney Reimagined | Campion Conversations

Disney is in the process of making a swath of live action film remakes of their classic cartoon animations, as well as undergoing a reinvention of sorts in general. To discuss this, literature lecturer and Campion Conversations host Dr Colin Dray is joined by Campion...

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