20-22 November 2006
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Library, Information and Resource
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
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.
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