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On the Shoulders of Giants

Fri 9 Sep, 10.30am

Join two of Australia’s most renowned biographers, Bernadette Brennan and Brenda Niall, for a panel event delving into the art and ethics of their craft, what it’s like to flip the lens onto yourself, and paying homage to the extraordinary achievements and adventures of cultural giants. Brennan’s Leaping into Waterfalls explores the rich, tumultuous life of writer Gillian Mears; Niall’s My Accidental Career enlivens the story of Australian women’s history seen through the perspective of her own remarkable life. They are joined in conversation by Beejay Silcox.

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1 hour


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