Event type: Celebration
Event date: Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 12:30pm to 6:00pm
Event venue: Hedley Bull Building, Fellows Rd ANU and Theatrette, National Film and Sound Archives
Women’s Studies and Gender Studies @ANU: A Celebration of Professor Jill Julius Matthews’ Career
Reflections on Professor Matthews’ Teaching, Scholarship and Academic Leadership: From Women’s Studies to the Gender Institute (1984-2011)
Registration: On Eventbrite.
12:30 Welcome: Dr Fiona Jenkins (Convenor, Gender Institute, ANU)
12:35 to 3:15 Professor Matthews’ Activism, Scholarship, Teaching and Legacy, Hedley Bull 2
12:35-2.00 Jill Matthews: activist and scholar
Chair: Prof. Desley Deacon (Emeritus Professor of History, ANU)
Speakers: Prof. Sue Sheridan (Emeritus Prof. Flinders University); Prof. Ann Curthoys (Honorary Associate, University of Sydney); Prof. Joy Damousi (Melbourne University); Prof. Penny Russell (University of Sydney)
2:00 to 2:30 Afternoon Tea, Hedley Bull foyer
2:30-3:30 Jill Matthews: teaching and legacy
Chair: Prof. Angela Woollacott (Manning Clark Professor of History, ANU)
Speakers: Dr. Helen Keane (Senior Lecturer in School of Sociology, ANU); Rebecca Preston (current 4th year Honours student in School of History, ANU).
4:00-5:00 Gender Studies and Film: Jill Matthews’ contributions to Australia’s screen history, Theatrette, National Sound and Film Archive
Speaker: Mr. Michael Loebenstein (current CEO of NFSA)[TBC]: welcome and address on the significance of Jill Matthews’ contributions to the NFSA’s research mandate
Jill Matthews’ contribution to film history
Chair: Assoc. Prof Carolyn Strange (ANU)
Speakers: Ms Meg Labrum (senior curator, National Film and Sound Archives)
Action! Jill Matthews on Blue Movies
Speaker: Ms Christine Cummings (research officer, National Film and Sound Archives, Scholars and Artists in Residence program, NFSA): Introduction and recollections
Video Clip: Jill Matthews’ presentation in the NFSA’s scholars and artists in residence programme.
Performers: Ms Fiona Fraser (Jill Matthews’ PhD supervisee) and Carolyn Strange
Response by Professor Matthews
5:00 to 6:00 Reception National Film and Sound Archives
**Optional dinner: 7pm Bicicletta at own expense.
Please contact Katy Wilson on firstname.lastname@example.org or
Ph: 02 6125 7050 if you are planning to attend the dinner.