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All About Women - Streamed Live - direct from the Sydney Opera House
When: Sun, 5 March, doors open 8:45am
Where: Medical Lecture Theatre (Bldg 45)
Cost: $5.00 per person
All About Women celebrates its fifth year in 2017 and as part of the Sydney Opera House's Talks and Ideas program, JCU will connect via satellite. The program features innovators, culture-shakers, innovative thinkers and storytellers, the festival aims to invigorate discussion on important issues and ideas that matter to women today.
Curtain Raiser starting at 9:10 am
Meet two wonderful local collaborators Claudia Williams and JCU Alumna, Christina Papadimitriou and the dress created from a 'Welcome to Townsville' billboard banner at a collaborative workshop for young people aged 16 - 25 years. It was showcased at the Townsville Fashion Festival in 2016 as the 'Finale' on the runway event and featured on the cover of DUO Magazine's January 2017 edition. Hear the story and see the dress!
From 9:30am - 12 noon we will join the Satellite LIVE from the Opera House. Presenters include:
- Geena Davis, Academy Award winning actress
- Jessa Crispin, founder and editor of online literary magazines Bookslut and Spolia
- Panel Discussion featuring Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Van Badham & Lindy West as they discuss Nasty Women
Some big events coming up this year so please make sure we have your current email address so you can be kept informed
Some Highlights (just click the links to find out more)
Futores II International Conference - 4-7 June 2017 - Rydges Southbank Townsville
4th International Conference on Fish Telemetry - 19-23 June 2017 - Cairns Hilton
Inaugural Australiasian Mental Health & Higher Education Conference - 30 June - 1 July 2017 - James Cook University
50th Anniversary Reunion - University Hall - James Cook University - 22 July 2017 - All former Uni Halls residents are welcome to attend. Lots of year photos on this site. Click through to the link see if you are there and tag yourself
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