Book launch

The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka by Clare Wright

5 November 2013 - 6:00pm

The Eureka Stockade. The story is one of Australia’s foundation legends, but until now it has been told as though only half the participants were there.

What if the hot-tempered, free-wheeling gold miners we learnt about in school were actually husbands and fathers, brothers and sons?

Engendering objects: dynamics of barkcloth and gender among the Maisin of Papua New Guinea

ARC Laureate Project Engendering Persons, Transforming Things
5 November 2013 - 4:00pm

Acclaimed author Drusilla Modjeska will launch Anna-Karina Hermken’s book, Engendering Objects, and discuss her own engagement with women’s textile art in PNG and her novel The Mountain (Random House Australia, 2012).

Things that liberate: an Australian feminist wunderkammer

2 November 2013 - 3:30pm

This highly readable new collection of essays will be officially launched by Emeritus Professor Marian Sawer of the Australian National University’s School of Politics and International Relations.

Transnational Asian and Australian perspectives: Professor Meaghan Morris, keynote

18 October 2013 - 2:00pm

Professor Meaghan Morris (Dept. Gender and Cultural Studies, Univ. Sydney) will be the keynote speaker at this seminar on “CULTURAL STUDIES & QUEER STUDIES: TRANSNATIONAL ASIAN AND AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVES” to mark the publication of three recent Hong Kong University Press books on transnational cultural studies and queer studies.

Sideways to the top - 10 stories of successful women that will change your thinking about careers forever

13 August 2013 - 6:00pm

Invitation to the launch of a new book by Norah Breekveldt showcasing a diverse range of alternative pathways and non-conventional avenues to career success.

Muse Book Launch: Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

Mothers are a topic on which almost everybody has an opinion, and always have. Now, however, those opinions are funnelled into and amplified on social media, where conversations turn ugly and advice is commercialised (read: the rise of the mumpreneurs).

Gender in modern East Asia: new book launched

Last month, a new book by Barbara Molony, Janet Theiss and Hyaeweol Choi, titled Gender in modern East Asia: an integrated history was launched at an event held at the Menzies Library, ANU.

Women in philosophy: what needs to change?

This edited volume collects a series of critical essays by leading female philosophers pursuing the question of why philosophy continues to be inhospitable to women and what can be done to change it.


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