Professor Stephanie Trigg will deliver a plenary address on the day exploring Chaucerian historical fictions (title TBA).
Professor Trigg is Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Melbourne and a Chief Investigator and Program Leader of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions. She is a leading scholar in Chaucer and Middle English studies, and a pioneer of Medievalism.Her most recent book is Shame and Honour: A Vulgar History of the Order of the Garter.
Dr Anita Heiss will speak in interview with Dr Kelly Gardiner.
Dr Anita Heiss is the
author of non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial women's fiction,
poetry, social commentary and travel articles. She is a regular guest at
writers' festivals and travels internationally performing her work and
lecturing on Indigenous literature. She is a Lifetime Ambassador of the
Indigenous Literacy Foundation and a proud member of the Wiradjuri
nation of central NSW. She has recently joined the University of Canberra as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Her most recent book is Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms.
We are excited that Dr Anita Heiss and Professor Stephanie Trigg will be keynote speakers at Historical Fictions/Identities.
Professor Trigg will deliver a plenary address, and Dr Heiss will be interviewed by Dr Kelly Gardiner.