HERE WE ARE! A Gender Institute Celebration of Women and the Arts

At the end of 2020, with all its challenges, the ANU Gender Institute will celebrate still standing strong with a panel of our grant recipients discussing their work as and about creative women in the arts. Tying in with the HERE I AM festival at ANU, and the National Gallery of Australia’s major exhibition KNOW MY NAME the ANU Gender institute invites you to join us for discussion and celebratory drinks to follow, as well as a chance to have a special guided tour of the gallery exhibition in Kambri.

Panellists & Projects

 Alison Alder, CASS, School of Art and Design: Still Waiting for Tomorrow: An Investigation of graphic works from the past, and the creation of new artworks, to visualise a reimagined female future

Julieanne Lamond, CASS, School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics: What happens to women’s voices during a pandemic? The impact of COVID-19 on women writers in Australia

Bonnie McConnell, CASS, School of Music: Women’s musical networks, social support, and communication in African responses to COVID-19

Anna Madeleine Raupach, CASS, School of Art and Design: Standard Stars: digitising hand-drawn traces left by women who mapped the Southern Hemisphere for the Astrographic Catalogue of Stars

Lillian Smyth, College of Health and Medicine: Imperfect Bodies of Research: A program to empower women researchers in academia

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