Author: Christine Gallagher

Aboriginal education, Dr Lynette Riley – WOAE062

Dr Lynette Riley is a Wiradjuri and Gamilaroi woman from Dubbo and Moree with a long career as an educator. Lyn is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney. Her doctoral research looked at conditions of academic success for Aboriginal students. Lyn has experience as a teacher and in Aboriginal education and administration within primary schools, high schools, TAFE, state offices and universities. Lyn is also a member of the National NAIDOC Committee.

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Further resources mentioned during the podcast conversation:

Kinship Learning Module co-developed by Lynette Riley

Survival: a history of Aboriginal life in New South Wales by Nigel Parbury

Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe

Appropriate Terminology Representations and Protocols of Acknowledgement for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from Flinders University

Narragunnawali Platform from Reconciliation Australia

Celebration of sad songs, Angus Huntsdale – WOAE061

A celebration of sad songs with music aficionado Angus Huntsdale. Angus explains the appeal of listening to sad songs and shares some of his favourites by Perfume Genius, Dirty Three, Elliott Smith and Weddings Parties Anything.

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Architectural history, Professor Deborah Ascher Barnstone – WOAE060

A conversation about architectural history as an interdisciplinary study of art history, intellectual history and visual culture. Deborah Ascher Barnstone is a professor of architectural history and architectural design at UTS and a licensed architect and principal with Ascher Barnstone Architects. Deborah’s latest book is titled, The Break with the Past: Avant-Garde Architecture in Germany, 1910 – 1925

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Easter holiday movies – WOAE059

Reviews of movies you can watch at home this Easter holidays each with appropriate themes for the season. These are non-biblical stories although one has a redemption theme and another angels; two have Easter settings; two feature chocolate and one stars a bunny rabbit.

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Citizen science and ecology, Dr John Martin – WOAE058

Ecologist Dr John Martin from the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney discusses some of the history and benefits of citizen science which involves public participation in research projects. John also shares advice for individuals interested in studying ecology and thoughts on intervention research methods such as trapping animals for study and tracking.

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Political history and Malaysia, Dr Ooi Kee Beng – WOAE057

Dr Ooi Kee Beng is Executive Director of the Penang Institute which is a major public policy think tank in Malaysia. Dr Ooi explains some of the political history of Malaysia in relation to global history and international order and by critically analysing concepts of colonialism, nationalism and regionalism. Dr Ooi is an accomplished academic and author and his public commentary can be found at Wikibeng.com

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An example of hip hop sampling

A 90 second explanation of which parts of two soul songs from the 1970 album Band of Gold by Freda Payne were sampled in the creation of the 1988 hip hop song ‘Strong Island’ by J.V.C. F.O.R.C.E.

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