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Dr Cassandra Atherton Co-edits Special Edition of Journal

Dr Cassandra Atherton, together with Jessica Wilkinson edits a special edition on Environments for the Oxford Journal, Contemporary Women’s Writing. Click here for the table of contents. Dr Cassandra Atherton is an...

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Cassandra Atherton’s Two New Publications

Dr Cassandra Atherton had two publications in 2015, Exhumed (Grand Parade Poets) and Trace (Finlay Lloyd Publishers). See Cassandra’s webpage for more details and a review in The Sydney Morning Herald.

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Dr Alyson Miller Reports on World Poetry Day, 2016

 Dr Alyson Miller attends a celebration of UNESCO’s World Poetry Day in Geelong. I recently attended a celebration of World Poetry Day, hosted by Geelong Library and Heritage Centre,...

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Dr Cassandra Atherton Presents at Harvard University

Dr Cassandra Atherton presents at the Public Intellectual Conference: March 31 – April 2, 2016, Boston, MA. Currently, I’m excited to be preparing for the Public Intellectual Conference at the...

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Current Research Projects

The Contemporary Histories Research Group members work on a diverse range of research projects ranging from The Decolonisation of Melanesia, to Miyazaki Hayao as Reluctant Public Intellectual.  We are...

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Cassandra Atherton & Alyson Miller Awarded Vic Arts Grant

Dr Cassandra Atherton & Dr Alyson Miller have been awarded a $9,000 VicArts grant for international research and development of a graphic verse novel (collaboration between poets Alyson Miller...

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Cassandra Atherton to Edit Upcoming Edition of the Rabbit Poetry Journal

Dr Cassandra Atherton is co-editing an upcoming volume of the Rabbit Poetry Journal, a journal for non-fiction poetry. Cassandra will guest-edit Volume 19: The Prose Poem, with Paul Hetherington....

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‘The Limits of Life Writing’ Symposium – 19 February 2016

The Contemporary Histories Research Group’s symposium ‘The Limits of Life Writing’ is fast approaching. This event will be held at Deakin University’s Waterfront campus on Friday 19 February 2016....

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Cassandra Atherton Guest Editing Special Edition of the Cordite Poetry Review

Dr Cassandra Atherton will guest-edit a special edition of the Cordite Poetry Review in 2016 with the theme of Ekphrastic Poetry. Cassandra is currently undertaking a Visiting Scholar position...

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Heather Brown – ‘Learning to Appreciate the Colloquia: First Year Confirmation’

Heather Brown is a current PhD candidate at Deakin University and a member of the Contemporary Histories Research Group. Heather writes a monthly journal for this website sharing anecdotes...

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Maria Takolander – Best Australian Poems 2015

Associate Professor Maria Takolander‘s contribution in Best Australian Poems 2015 (Black Inc., 2015) was mentioned in Peter Kenneally’s review of the collection on 8 January 2016 (The Age/Sydney Morning Herald)....

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2015 Round-Up

2015 was an exciting year for the Contemporary Histories Research Group with the continued development of our website and the launch of our own social media accounts on Twitter...

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