Time and date: 5pm-7pm Tuesday 27 August, 2019
Location: Elder Hall, University of Adelaide, North Terrace Adelaide
Overview: The Intercultural Intersections event will celebrate the place of language and music in our culture. The event will bring together five leading figures from the humanities, arts and culture sectors to explore Indigenous languages and consider their future preservation, look back to the largely ignored music of our early colonists, and forwards to the ways that Indigenous music traditions find expression in a modern digital world.
This free event, open to the public, will commence at 5pm at the Elder Hall, University of Adelaide. A reception to follow at 6:15pm with an announcement on the Academy's 2019 McCredie Musicological Award.
Hosted by Professor John Griffiths AM Oficial Orden Isabel la Católica FAHA, the program includes the following confirmed speakers:
- Professor Rob Amery — Head of Linguistics, University of Adelaide
- Professor Aaron Corn — Director, Centre for Aboriginal Studies at the Elder Conservatorium of Music
- Dr Camille Roulière — Early career researcher at the J. M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice, University of Adelaide
- Dr Clara Stockigt — Early career linguistics researcher, awarded the University of Adelaide’s 2017 University Doctoral Research medal, the 2018 Postgraduate Alumni University Medal and an Australian Academy of the Humanities’ 2019 Travelling Fellowship.
- Dr Jula Szuster — Visiting Research Fellow at the Elder Conservatorium of Music and Managing Editor of the Journal of Music Research Online
We are grateful to the University of Adelaide for their generous support of this event.
Registration: This is a free public event, open to all. Click the 'register' button below.