In honour of NAIDOC Week
the Australian Consul-General
PHILLIP H. SCANLAN, AM
invites you to join a reception with and presentation by
DR ANITA HEISS
Dr Anita Heiss is a member of the Wiradjuri nation of central New South Wales and is one of Australia’s most prolific and well-known authors of Indigenous literature.
Aboriginal Voices: Celebrating The New Australian Literature*
Tuesday 29 June 2010
6.00pm - 8:00pm (Presentation at 6:30pm sharp)
150 East 42nd Street, 34th Floor (between Lexington & Third Aves)
RSVP by Monday 28 June
Building security requires photo identification for entry.
*This presentation will showcase the achievements in Aboriginal writing and writers in Australia in the past decade, with a dynamic discussion of what is currently in print across genres and languages, while highlighting award-winning success and increased profile of writers at mostly mainstream festivals. The finale of such success in the past few years is the evolution of engaging resources for use in research and teaching, both in Australia and internationally.