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Worth a Call

Convenor, ‘Speculating upon Biography’: An International Symposium dedicated to exploring the boundaries of biography, CQUniversity Noosa, 25-26 October 2018 Co-editor, The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture https://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Journal,id=202/   Professor Donna Lee Brien BEd (Deakin), GCHEd (UNE), MA(Prelim) (USyd), MA (UTS), PhD (QUT) Professor, Creative … Continue reading

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Calling all writers: Important Upcoming Symposium

Call for abstracts: ‘Speculating upon Biography’: An International Symposium dedicated to exploring the boundaries of biography 25-26 October 2018, Noosa Queensland Australia The etymology of biography comes from the Greek βίος(bíos, “life”) plus γράφω (gráphō, “write”), which explains why most … Continue reading

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Representations of the Mother-in-law in literature, film, drama, and televsion

Something different. This new book, edited by Dr Jo Parnell, has a foreword by Conjoint Associate Professor Jo May, and a conclusion by the highly-esteemed, world known Shakespearian scholar, Professor Hugh Craig FAHA; all three academics are from the University of Newcastle, Australia. This … Continue reading

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Great Article

Josephine May (2018) Gender and hyper-linear history in the representation of the female Australian primary school teacher in Marion (ABCTV, 1974), Download a free copy at Taylor & Francis Online from the following link:  http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/swyrqCbpkCPMTGHJEvRB/full   Journal History of Education Journal of the History of … Continue reading

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Worth a Read

Recovering History through Fact and Fiction: Forgotten Lives, eds. Dallas John Baker, Donna Lee Brien & Nike Sulway, 2017 http://www.cambridgescholars.com/recovering-history-through-fact-and-fiction Reviews for Recovering History through Fact and Fiction “In exploring and discussing new and very different ways of approaching the … Continue reading

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Old Friends and New

While we were in Thailand Bob and I made many new friends. We first met one of our new friends,  “Mr. A.”, a truly genuine young man who  drives his own taxi for a living, purely by chance. We were out walking one day, passed him … Continue reading

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Following Up…

Well, following on from my post of last week, it seems that in America the presidential election race is now done and all over bar the shouting, and it seems to me from what I’ve heard on radio and television here … Continue reading

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