Past events

29
Sep
2022

Eleanor Hogan: Writing 'Into the Loneliness'

Eleanor Hogan: Writing Into the Loneliness: The situation and the story This workshop will address the challenges of researching and writing Into the...
28
Sep
2022

Truth-telling Muruwari Way: Inside the tape archive of Jimmie Barker (1900-1972)

Muruwari man Jimmie Barker’s acquisition of a tape recorder in the 1960s was a natural extension of his life-long journey with sound recording. Forty years...
23
Sep
2022

Environmental Exchanges: Rohan Lloyd

‘Not a true coral island’: Understanding the presence, absence, decline and regrowth of corals on Yunbenun (Magnetic Island) since Townsville’s settlement Dr...
21
Sep
2022

Women of the British Portocracy: Port Wine Dinastias, Family and Transcultural Lives, 1678-1807

Port, a fortified wine produced in the Douro Valley in northern Portugal, is the country’s most famous wine. First shipped to England in the late seventeenth...
31
Aug
2022

The Last Letters Home: Forgotten Voices of the Iranian Volunteer Soldiers During Iran Iraq War (1980 - 1988)

The dark decade following the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran engendered a ‘sudden and irrepressible boulimia’ of letter-writing by non-elite writers in Iran....
25
Aug
2022

Dean Kotlowski: The Private Lives of Public Figures

Dean Kotlwski: The Private Lives of Public Figures: The Wendell Willkie-Irita Van Doren Affair and the Responsibilities of a Biographer Ellsworth Barnard...
24
Aug
2022

Writing Annie: Too Much Cabbage, Too Much Christ and Too Much Controversy

‘Why would you want to write about Annie Lock?’ I was asked. ‘She destroyed culture - she is not worth a biography’. Annie Lock was a white United Aborigines...

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