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2Deadly: the 2006 ATSILIRN conference

20-22 November 2006

University of Technology, Sydney

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Library, Information and Resource Network (ATSILIRN), is a professional support network for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working in libraries and for professionals providing for the information needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  ATSILIRN was established in 1993 and this is our sixth conference.

Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning provides opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to participate in tertiary studies through a variety of courses available at the campuses of the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).  Jumbunna provides facilities and services for cultural and academic purposes and is comprised of four divisions: Academic, Administration, Research & Consultancy and Student Support.

2Deadly follows on from the 2005 ‘Deadly Directions', conference at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.

2Deadly themes include:

•    Indigenous authors writing in non-Indigenous styles and genres

And an Indigenous perspective on:
•    Copyright and intellectual property issues
•    Library and archive projects
•    Family history research issues
•    International issues
•    Digitisation issues

Keynote speakers include Rachel Perkins, a film and documentary producer, and Loriene Roy, President Elect of the American Library Association.  Marcia Langton will be a speaker at the conference dinner.  Many other deadly speakers will be participating at 2Deadly.

For further information, contact:
University of Technology, Sydney Jumbunna, Indigenous House of Learning ATSILIRN

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