Keynote Speaker – Leigh Raiford

We look forward to welcoming our Keynote speaker Leigh Raiford, Associate Professor of African American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.  Leigh will give a paper titled ‘The Civil Contract of Diaspora: Photographic Practices of Pan-Africanism’.  Raiford is the author of Imprisoned in a Luminous Glare: Photography and the African American Freedom Struggle (University More…

Keynote Speaker – Brenda L Croft

subalter/N/ative dreams With a diverse career as an artist, researcher and independent curator, Croft’s multi-disciplinary practice draws intensely upon personal and public archives. Croft’s first solo exhibition in over a decade, subalter/N/ative dreams, is the result of long-standing work with her family and community at Wave Hill and Victoria River regions in the Northern Territory, More…

Conference Program

Day One – Monday 5 December 2016 8.30-9.00am Registration 9.00-9.30am Welcome to Country Noongar Elder, Len Collard Conference Welcome Jane Lydon 9.30-10.30am Session 1: Keynote – Sharon Sliwinski 10.30-11.00am Morning Tea 11.00-12.30pm Session 2 Suvendrini Perera & Baden Offord Fay Anderson 12.30-1.30pm Lunch 1.30-3.00pm Session 3 Susie Protschky Annie E. Coombes 3.00-3.30pm Afternoon Tea 3.30-5.00pm More…

Launch of Speaker Profile Series

We are pleased to launch our speaker profile series, aiming to feature our esteemed speakers. Our first speaker profile introduces Keynote speaker, Sharon Sliwinski, who is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at the University of Western Ontario in Canada. Sliwinski’s research engages the intersection of politics and aesthetics.   She has written widely More…

Welcome to our New Website

We are pleased to announce that our new website is live. Here we will provide news about registration, speakers, and the program leading up to 5–6 December. Click on the headings above for more information.