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Languages, Literatures and the Australia-Europe Connection
Seminar co-hosted by the University of Vienna, the Australian National University (ANU), the Australian Embassy, the Austrian Australian Society (ÖAG) and the Austrian South Pacific Society (OSPG)
5 June 2014 at 2:00 pm
Venue: Australian Embassy, Harry Seidler conference rooms, Mattiellistraβe 2, 1040 Vienna

Program
2:00 pm   Welcome
David Stuart, Ambassador, Australian Embassy
Prof Dr Hermann Mückler, Department for Cultural and Social Anthropology, University of  Vienna
2:30 pm  Stephen Wurm lecture 2014
Aboriginal writing: celebrating the new Australian literature
Dr Anita Heiss, member of the Wiradjuri nation of central New South Wales, academic, author  and social commentator, is an Adjunct Professor with Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning, UTS
3:15 pm  Coffee break
3:45 pm   Waving from the other side: language and poetry in the Indigenous song traditions of northern Australia
Prof Dr Nick Evans, Head of Department of Linguistics, School of Culture, History & Language, Australian National University (ANU)
4:15 pm    Ways of Seeing, Forms of Telling: Cinematic Forays into Aboriginal Pre-History in Ten Canoes
Prof Dr Helga Ramsey-Kurz, Department of English, University of Innsbruck
4:45 pm  Short Break
4:55 pm  Celebrating downward mobility in Grenville’s Lilian’s Story and other Australian texts
Prof Dr Margarete Rubik, Department of English, University of Vienna
5:25 pm  Finding a voice through languages and literatures
Dr Sylvia Petter, Australian, writer, academic editor, Education Department, University of  Vienna, and Co-Director Vienna, 13th International Conference on the Short Story in English
July 2014
5:55 pm  Closing remarks
Prof Dr Hermann Mückler, President of the Anthropological Society, Department for Cultural and Social Anthropology, University of Vienna
6:00 pm  Drinks
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Kontakt

Dr. Gabriele Weichart
c/o Universität Wien
Institut für Kultur- und
Sozialanthropologie
Universitätsstraße 7, NIG
A-1010 Wien
Mobil: +43-(0)681 10755661
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