Join us for the announcement of the 2008 NSW Premier’s History Awards. These annual awards have been recognising and promoting excellence in historical research, writing and presentation since 1997. They are a reminder that the work of historians is central to Australia’s political, social, economic and cultural life. The History Awards Address will be given by Nicholas Jose and includes a three course dinner.
NICHOLAS JOSE has published several acclaimed novels, including Paper Nautilus (1987), Avenue of Eternal Peace (1989; new edition 2008), The Custodians (1997), The Red Thread (2000) and Original Face (2005), as well as short stories, essays, translations and a memoir, Black Sheep: Journey to Borroloola (2002). He has written widely on contemporary Asian and Australian culture, and is general editor of the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature (forthcoming 2009). He was president of Sydney PEN, 2002-05 and held the Chair of Creative Writing at the University of Adelaide, 2005-08. He will share the Harvard Chair of Australian Studies for 2009-10. He currently holds a Chair in Writing, Writing and Society Research Group, University of Western Sydney.
Monday 27 October 2008
6.30 pm for 7.00 pm
Justice and Police Museum
Cnr Albert and Phillip Streets, Circular Quay
Send comments and questions to H-Net
Webstaff. H-Net reproduces announcements that have been submitted to us as a
free service to the academic community. If you are interested in an announcement
listed here, please contact the organizers or patrons directly. Though we strive
to provide accurate information, H-Net cannot accept responsibility for the text of
announcements appearing in this service. (Administration)