Last updated: 2015-12-07

[Lecture] A Short History of Australia’s relationship to the Land through Australian Art, 8 Dec.

Topic: Culture, Identity and Environment: A Short History of Australia’s relationship to the Land through Australian Art
Speaker: Professor David Carter FAHA (The University of Queensland, Australia)

Time: 8:00 - 9:30AM, Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Venue: Room 509, School of Foreign Languages Building, South Campus, Sun Yat-sen University

Organizer:
Centre for Australian Studies, Sun Yat-sen University
School of Foreign Languages, Sun Yat-sen University

Introduction:
This lecture will use Australian paintings from the late-18th century to the 21st century to explore how attitudes to the land and nature in Australia among settler Australians have changed over 200 years. Comparisons will also be made with contemporary Aboriginal paintings.