The project bringing Songlines to popular audiences

The project bringing Songlines to popular audiences

Typecast Entertainment will work with Community and oral historians to create a major documentary film sharing Aboriginal Songlines with younger generations and popular audiences. Founder Tony Briggs, a Yorta Yorta/Wurundjeri (Woiwurrung) theatre and film...
“UNE’s distance education was a lifeline”

“UNE’s distance education was a lifeline”

“Having been in the shoes of distance students really helps you empathise with their situation and realise the value of face-to-face contact when the opportunity arises.” Linguistics lecturer Dr Arvind Iyengar has a unique perspective on online study at UNE. Not only...
“I live for the truth”: Documentary and activism

“I live for the truth”: Documentary and activism

“I love documentary because I live for the truth. It’s a form of activism,” says UNE master’s student Lyndsay Urquhart, freshly back from Ficwallmapu – the fifth International Festival of Indigenous Cinema and Arts in Chile, where her latest film was...
Keeping peace on the agenda

Keeping peace on the agenda

As the 2020 Peace Summit for Emerging Leaders in Bangkok draws to a close, international experts will converge on Parramatta this week to keep peace on the agenda. The Rethinking Peace, Conflict and Governance Conference, organised by University of New England (UNE)...