Faculty of Arts Aboriginal Research Forum 2015

This inaugural forum, hosted by the Faculty of Arts in partnership with Wirltu Yarlu, explores opportunities for conducting research and creative practice with Aboriginal people and communities. The forum showcases current projects being conducted in the Faculty and considers future opportunities for research collaborations.

Representatives from Wirltu Yarlu inform discussions on ethical issues and considerations for conducting research and working with Aboriginal groups. The forum also delivers information regarding relevant University initiatives including the Wirltu Yarlu Master Classes, the Indigenous Research Map, and the Indigenous Higher Degrees Network.



Facilitator: Rachel A. Ankeny (Associate Dean Research and Deputy Dean, Faculty of Arts)
3.00-3.05: Welcome to country (Jack Buckskin)
3.05-3.20: Veronica Arbon (Director, Wirltu Yarlu) on the importance of Aboriginal research, and Wirltu Yarlu research related activities and support
3.20-3.30: Sebastian Lowery (Project Officer – Aboriginal Engagement, DVCA) on new research map

Presentations by Arts staff/postgraduate students doing relevant research and/or creative practice in different disciplines/fields:
3.30-3.40: Christopher Davis (Anthropology and Development Studies)
3.40-3.50: Paul Monaghan (Mobile Language Team)
3.50-4.00: Melissa Nursey-Bray (GEP)
4.00-4.10: Rebecca Richards (Anthropology and Development Studies)
4.10-4.20: Grayson Rotumah (CASM and Music)

Facilitated panel and open discussion on prospects, impediments, and strategies for working with Aboriginal communities/peoples into the future:
4.20-4.55:Jenni Caruso (History), Deane Fergie (Anthropology and Development Studies), Michael Colbung (Education), and Suzi Hutchings (Wirltu Yarlu)
4.55-5.00: Vote of thanks (Jennie Shaw, Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts)

Tuesday 22 September 2.30-5.00pm, Napier G04, North Terrace Adelaide
For further information, please contact Professor Rachel Ankeny 

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