National Australian Folklore Conference 2011
A free annual conference facilitated by the Australian Folklore Network, the National Library of Australia, the National Folk Festival and the Centre for Advanced Studies in Australia, Asia and the Pacific, Curtin University.
This year's topics and speakers are:
-Gwenda Beed Davey "Was Lord of the Flies wrong? Cooperation, competition and aggression among unsupervised children".
"Reflections on more than a century of collecting children's folklore in Australian suburbs"
-Danny Spooner "Hamish Henderson"
-Graham MacDonald "The Matilda Discography"
1.30-2.00 -Jennifer Gall and Morgyn Phillips "Chasing shadows slipping in a magic lantern slide: re-Visioning the significance of the national Film and Sound Archive collection of illustrated song slides in Australian cultural history"
2.00-2.30 -Robert James Smith "The Second Bite: An Appraisal of the Meat Pie in Australian Folk Culture"
3.00-3.30 -Adrienne L. Kaeppler "Chanting Grief, Dancing Memories: Objectifying Hawaiian Laments".
3.30-4.00 -Helen Yunupingu and Lysbeth Ford. "Crying songs of Arnhem Land"
4.00-4.30 -Steven Patrick Jangala and Yukihiro Doi. "Milpirri: A Response to Cultural Loss".
There will also be a lunchtime concert - Aquarius Revisited - in the Theatre organised by Rob and Olya Willis. Attendance at the conference is free but please contact Shelly Grant firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Enquires ph 6262 1545
- When: 21 Apr 2011
- Time: 09:15AM – 04:30PM
- Where: Conference Room (Fourth Floor (4))