‘What The Land Had To Say’ Reese North is a poet, historian and gardener. He was born in New Lambton, Newcastle, and from the age of 23, through his travels, became connected, attached and inspired by Aboriginal people, their lives and culture under colonisation. The poems reflect his journey which began with his involvement with … More “What The Land Had To Say” by Reese North (Newcastle Launch)
The author of a travel diary penned in 1855, and held in the University of Newcastle’s Archives for almost half a century has finally been uncovered by a work-integrated-learning student undertaking archival and digitisation duties in the Auchmuty Library’s GLAMx Laboratory. University of Newcastle Bachelor of Arts student, Leah Madigan, began her work integrated learning … More Who Penned the 1855 Travel Diary Aboard The Joshua?
We wish to pay our respects to the late Dr Jean Talbot, who passed away recently, and to convey our sincere condolences to her family and friends. Dr Jean Talbot’s Long Standing Relationship with the UON Dr Jean Talbot was a committed wife, mother, Quaker, poet, lecturer, educator, environmentalist and activist. She was dedicated … More Vale Dr Jean Talbot (1937-2022)
By Angelique Carr In the late 70s, through to the 80s, 2NUR FM hosted a program called ‘The Word This Week’. The show focused on poetry, prose and literary figures. Its topics varied from Shakespeare, to children, to cricket. Over 70 recordings of this show, and one or two other UON focused programs, were found … More Found: 2NUR FM From the 80s