Leading academic Dr Sandra Phillips is set to present a free lecture focusing on the creative futures of Indigenous Australians at the Dubbo Charles Sturt University campus on Saturday, August 17, from 4.30 pm.
The lecture will be presented by Dr Phillips, who is renowned as a leading Wakka Wakka and Gooreng Gooreng nations academic.
Dr Phillips is a creative industry academic and researcher who has had a career in publishing as a freelancer and in-house with Aboriginal Studies Press, University of Queensland Press, and Magabala Books.
Dr Phillips, a member of the Indigenous professoriate at the University of Technology Sydney, will explain the contribution of Indigenous Australians to creative industries.
This will be the second lecture from a series exploring how Indigenous Australians have made cities liveable.
The first lecture in the series was presented by Aunty Frances Bodkin who discussed the importance of plant associations and Indigenous ecologies for combating climate change.
The lecture is part of the 'Doing Indigenous Urban Studies' series, which is funded by the European Urban Studies Foundation, and centres Indigenous expertise and histories to contemporary urban problems in Australia and demonstrates the relevance of Indigenous research approaches to international urban studies
The lecture is open to members of the public, there is wheelchair access and refreshments will be available.
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