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

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