NAIDOC Week exhibition explores Indigenous masculinity
Cold Eels and Distant Thoughts is an exhibition on Aboriginal men by seven Aboriginal male photographers and will be on display for NAIDOC Week at the University of Newcastle Gallery.
The exhibition, curated by Djon Mundine, muses on Indigenous masculinity and aims to challenge stereotypes of Aboriginal men.
The exhibition will run from 4-16 July, with a launch on Thursday 7 July at 5pm. Public are invited to join the curator and artists for an exhibition tour.
Contact the University of Newcastle Art Curator, Gillean Shaw, on 02 4921 5255 or 0423 103 740.
Language symposium celebrates individuality
The University of Newcastle will host a symposium exploring how language is individualised by everyone who uses it.
The symposium is held in honour of University of Newcastle researcher Emeritus Professor John Burrows.
The Symposium will feature a range of national and international speakers, including Professor David Hoover from New York University and Professor Willard McCarty from Kings College London.
The Symposium will be hosted by the Centre for Literary and Linguistic Computing, supported by the Australian research Council, on 4-8 July. Contact: Professor Hugh Craig on 02 4921 5212.