If you are not from Wantirna College you are welcome to use these pages. Please, however, do not use any materials for profit and where appropriate I would be grateful if you could acknowledge the fact that this wiki is compiled by Alice White - teacher and Head of English at Wantirna College, Victoria, Australia.

See also
http://bhsyear12english.weebly.com/context---life-of-galileo-home.html
http://bhsyear12english.weebly.com/life-of-galileo---main-ideas-about-conflict.html = yes there's some stuff of mine in this page!
http://www.englishworks.com.au/galileo-background-confrontation-scientist-church/

Links that could be useful

http://www.stagework.org.uk/resources/assets/s/synopsis_10076.pdf
http://neoenglish.wordpress.com/2010/09/05/life-of-galileo-introduction-and-summary/
http://www.dassiaposner.com/home/Galileo_files/GalileoProgramInsertFinal.pdf


A BBC3 radio interview with a dramatist who created and staged a reworking of the play earlier this year (from about 13:30)…
http://castroller.com/podcasts/ArtsAndIdeas/3375563

The play performed live. Don’t know if it’s any good, because it’s blocked here at school! Will have a look at this at home, perhaps save a copy of it if I think it’s of use… http://vimeo.com/25450835
Above from Mr Stollery-Jones.
- Ms Sgroi

- Written by Mrs White in 2000 so just a summary not geared to conflict, but still useful
Scenes 1-8 completed by us in class and the rest cobbled together by me
- Mrs Steel - notes on Scenes 8-15

- ?
- Mrs Steel
- Mrs White
- 2014 article about creationist museum in USA - creationism

abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bigideas/2013-06-18/4625906 - link to radio national Big Ideas website - lectures on Science and Religion
- Mrs White - First draft of a piece in response to a prompt - sample piece but no reflective statement as yet
More links to Zack Kopplin
His website - repealcreationism
http://www.repealcreationism.com


Brecht also went before HUAC - plenty of scopefor exploring conflict. Mr SJ has found a good HUAC documentary
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0889671/
Marxism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0GFSUu5UzA
American anti-Communism & HUAC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sgom1snPaQ
Bertolt Brecht’s HUAC submission: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkiqGxD4CZ8
The Inquisition in Italy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxyRm11VRGc
All above also from MR SJ



http://www.newyorker.com/science/maria-konnikova/i-dont-want-to-be-right = article about whether people are swayed by reason or emotion/superstition in relate to vaccines

Mr. Stollery-Jones

A great analysis of the play that touches on some ideas that relate to the context
http://waysofknowing.info/lecsite/galintro.html

See also
http://jonswilliams.wikispaces.com/Life+of+Galileo

and
http://jonswilliams.wikispaces.com/The+Rugmaker+of+Mazar-E-Sharif (The VATE document and Conflict overview document have LOG stuff and the One Man BAnd cartoon is also on here)