School of Humanities and Social Science
History Seminar Series, 2008
Seminar Series for Staff and Postgraduates and Friends of History
Held in the Cultural Collections Reading Room (near the Information Common),
Level 2, Auchmuty Library, Callaghan Campus
10-11 am (followed by morning tea)
Coordinators: Dr Philip Dwyer and Dr Victoria Haskins
15 August, Dr Roger Markwick, History, H&SS, University of Newcastle
Soviet Women at War: Report from the archive front
29 August, Djon Mundine OAM, Campbelltown Regional Art Gallery
TO BE HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE NEWCASTLE REGIONAL ART GALLERY & UMULLIKO INDIGENOUS RESEARCH CENTRE, AT THE NEWCASTLE REGIONAL ART GALLERY, NEWCASTLE, 6PM
5 September, Professor Lynette Russell, Centre of Australian Indigenous Studies, Monash University
From Anthropological Specimen to Historical Actor: the “last Tasmanian male” William Lanné, whaler, shipmate and friend.
TO BE HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE UMULLIKO INDIGENOUS RESEARCH CENTRE AT BIRABAHN, SAS2.05, 10-11AM
19 September, Dr Michael Ondaatje, History, H&SS, University of Newcastle
Black Conservatism in Modern America: Controversies and Consequences
17 October, Cancelled.
31 October, Professor Susan Magarey AM FASSA, History, Adelaide University
Three Questions for Biographers: Public or Private? Individual or Society? Truth or Beauty?