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Stuart is a graduate of Flinders University in South Australia with a Bachelor of Languages Degree and an Honours Degree Bachelor of Arts. He is in the final month of his Master of Language Studies Degree.

Stuart is pictured here with his Honours Degree thesis investigation of la bande dessinée, specifically, the adventures of Tintin and his creator. Stuart has furthered his investigation of the literature in his Masters Degree thesis investigation of the stereotypes, representations, and controversies in the Tintin albums and other comic book literature.

Stuart can be booked as a keynote speaker at your event via this website.

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What's new with Stu, November 2016

Archived event report - To view all of Stuart's 2018 Keynote Speaking images and reports, please click on the Home Page Tab on the website menu! 

November 18,19 & 20 - Guest speaker at Paris to Provence French Festival, Melbourne.

The Paris to Provence French Festival in Melbourne is one of the largest French cultural festivals in Australia. The Grand Ballroom inside Como House was the venue for two of my guest speaking engagements, as well as an outdoor venue where I presented to a number of Melbourne secondary schools as part of my national speaking tour. With all sessions being fully booked, I had a most enjoyable time engaging with my audiences of all ages! 

The three day festival showcases the celebration of French culture in Melbourne with thousands of visitors attending during the festival's run! 

November 18, 19 and 20 - Guest speaker at Paris to Provence French Festival, Melbourne.

What a fantastic start to the next stage of my national speaking tour, with a fun photo opp on my flight to Melbourne, to speak to a number of schools about franco/Belgian literature and the world of the Tintin character, and his creator, as well as present my current book project and recent thesis research tour in the US, UK and Europe.


Keynote Speaker at Oz Comic Con! 

Featured presenter at Oz Comic-Con - Adelaide April 18

OzComicCon in Adelaide attracted over 20,000 attendees during the two day event at the Adelaide Showground.

The annual convention of popular culture attracts fans from every genre, providing them with a unique opportunity to meet with many Hollywood actors that have been booked for presentations and autograph signings as well as a vast array of authors and memorabilia dealers, it's a weekend of all things social media!

"Here I am!" Time for a final rehearsal of my presentation before the doors open for day one of the pop culture festival!A most receptive audience for my presentation..

My guest speaking engagement today was the third in a series of literary presentations that I had conducted on the classic comic book hero - Tintin, where I discussed the socio-linguistic attitudes of the stories and the style of art of Tintin's creator - Hergé.

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Best wishes and enjoy the 'post presentation' and race reports - Stu