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Research Challenges in the Humanities: Postgraduate Conference, School of Humanities and Languages, UNSW

21 October 2020
10:00am - 3:15pm
Online
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Join us as we discuss the value and the challenges to research in the Humanities in a world impacted by COVID-19.

Keynote speakers:

Professor Joy Damousi is professor of History at the Australian Catholic University and president of the Australian Academy of Humanities. She has written extensively on the history of Australian society and culture, war, gender, memory, loss, and mourning.

Dr Tully Barnett is Senior Lecturer in Creative Industries at Flinders University. Her work focuses on the value of cultural events, institutions, and activities, and ways to measure the intangible benefits that they bring to broader society.

The plenary session will take the form of a panel discussion, hosted by UNSW’s own Gretchen Miller. Gretchen  is an award-winning presenter, interviewer and producer, with over twenty years of experience on ABC Radio National. She is currently undertaking a PhD in the Environment and Society group in the School of Humanities and Languages at UNSW.


Conference Sessions

•    10:00 – 10:15 Conference Opening and Plenary Session
•    11:30 – 14:15 Individual Paper Sessions with Networking Lunch
•    14:30 – 15:15 Workshops (I) Linguistics; (II) Gender and Literature

Attendance is free, but registration is essential. Please register online to receive a link to the online conference.

 

Speakers
photo Joy Damousi

Professor Joy Damousi

Keynote Speaker

Professor Joy Damousi is professor of History at the Australian Catholic University and president of the Australian Academy of Humanities. She has written extensively on the history of Australian society and culture, war, gender, memory, loss, and mourning.

Photo of Tully Barnett

Dr Tully Barnett

Keynote Speaker

Dr Tully Barnett is Senior Lecturer in Creative Industries at Flinders University. Her work focuses on the value of cultural events, institutions, and activities, and ways to measure the intangible benefits that they bring to broader society.