Two Roses: Two Radical Hunter Valley Women: Rose Selwyn and Rose Scott

Two Roses: Two Radical Hunter Valley Women: Rose Selwyn and Rose Scott Edited version of talk and slide show given by Jude Conway The Newcastle Family History Society, 7 June 2016 In 1973 C. E. Smith, the Newcastle City librarian and president of the Newcastle and Hunter District Historical Society, wrote that Rose Scott was … More Two Roses: Two Radical Hunter Valley Women: Rose Selwyn and Rose Scott

Come in Yarn Spinners – Three Outstanding Women Dymphna Cusack, Miles Franklin and Florence James

Marilla North launches her eagerly awaited first installment of Yarn Spinners on the lives of three extraordinary women;  Dymphna Cusack, Miles Franklin and Florence James at a FREE event during the Hunter Writers Festival this Friday “In Conversation with Dr Ann Hardy” 11-12pm Mulubinba Room, Newcastle Town Hall. Info on the Event is here: http://www.newcastlewritersfestival.org.au/session/yarn-spinners/ Info … More Come in Yarn Spinners – Three Outstanding Women Dymphna Cusack, Miles Franklin and Florence James

Reparation: Biolela 1871-1887 Exhibtion

Kathryn Jeanes’ exhibition, Reparation: Biloela 1871 – 1887, a Fine Art PhD Candidate at the University of Newcastle aims to right the wrongs of history with an exhibition at the convict precinct on Cockatoo Island. The exhibition will provide a visual record of the girls lives whilst incarcerated on Cockatoo Island during this period. With no photographs archived … More Reparation: Biolela 1871-1887 Exhibtion

International Women’s Day (8 March 2017) – Professor Beryl Nashar

By Brooke Sargent (UoN Bachelor of Arts student).    International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. The staff and volunteers at UoN Cultural Collections think International Women’s Day is a great opportunity to celebrate the many achievements of the late Professor Beryl Nashar. Professor Nashar made substantial contributions to … More International Women’s Day (8 March 2017) – Professor Beryl Nashar