Lecture and discussion: Charmaine Papertalk Green on ‘Writing Country’

In October we welcome Yamaji author Charmaine Papertalk Green, one of Australia’s leading Aboriginal poets. Please join us for a public lecture and discussion by Charmaine Papertalk Green on ‘Writing Country’, hosted by the Visiting Indigenous Writers’ Program and the Department of English. Charmaine Papertalk Green is from the Wajarri, Badimaya and Southern Yamaji peoples …

Book launch: Nganajungu Yagu by Charmaine Papertalk Green

In October we welcome Yamaji author Charmaine Papertalk Green, one of Australia’s leading Aboriginal poets. In association with Cordite Books and the Sydney Environment Institute symposium ‘Unsettling Ecological Poetics’, please join us at the Sydney launch of Charmaine Papertalk Green’s new book Nganajungu Yagu. Charmaine Papertalk Green is from the Wajarri, Badimaya and Southern Yamaji …

Linguistics: How tea changed China and how China changed tea

Public Lecture Followed by Book Launch How tea changed China and how China changed tea China owes her very existence to tea. During the late Táng and the Sòng dynasty periods, China traded tea with Tibet, the Tangut kingdom and the Uighur khaganate in order to secure horses for her cavalry. Chinese horsemen never became …

Book launch: Shattered Objects: Djuna Barnes’s Modernism

Melissa Hardie and Bruce Gardiner will be speaking about Barnes and the book. All are very welcome to join us for the launch and for drinks and refreshments.   About the book: Shattered Objects: Djuna Barnes’s Modernism is part of the Refiguring Modernism series with Pennsylvania State University Press. It is the first collection of essays …