Visiting Oral Historian: Siobhán McHugh

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Event Date: 
Monday, October 17, 2011 6:00pmTuesday, October 18, 2011 2:00pm America/Montreal

PUBLIC TALK
“Minefields, Miniskirts and Mixed Marriage: Oral Histories from Down Under”

Monday October 17, 6-8pm
Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, LB-1042

BROWN BAG PRESENTATION
“Oral History as Crafted Radio Narrative: in pursuit of a higher truth”

Tuesday October 18, 12-2pm
Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, LB-1042

BIO
An award-winning writer and broadcaster, Siobhán McHugh has broad experience of oral history as a practitioner, teacher and consultant. Her oral histories range across social, cultural, scientific, environmental, multicultural and political themes and have been made into books, films, TV and radio documentaries, CDs, a stage play, and featured on-line. Dr McHugh has won the NSW Premier's literary award
for non-fiction and been shortlisted twice for the NSW Premier's History awards. Her radio documentaries have won international awards [gold and bronze medal, New York Radio Festival] and been shortlisted for a Walkley, a Eureka science award and the United Nations Media Peace Prize. Dr McHugh lectures in Journalism at the University of Wollongong, Australia.

Free and open to all!
Information and registration at cura@alcor.concordia.ca
514-848-2424 #7920