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Cowan Symposium: Draft Programme

The draft programme for the forthcoming James Cowan Symposium (21 February at the National Library, Wellington) is now available.



9-9.30: coffee, muffins

9.30-10.45: Mihi and welcome followed by a Keynote lecture from Chris Hilliard, University of Sydney

Chair: Annabel Cooper




11.00-12.30: Session One (Chair: Paul Diamond)

Robert Joseph and Paul Meredith/On The Maniapoto O&T Report

Te Kenehi Teira/Historic Places on Rangiaowhia/recording sites

David Green /Commemorating Chivalry and Unity?




1.30-3.00: Session Two (Chair: David Colquhoun)

Ariana Tikao/ Tales from the Border

Kathryn Parsons/ The Enzed Junior

Jim Frood/ Cowan for Secondary School Students




3.15-5.00: Session Three (Chair: Angela Wanhalla)

Roger Blackley/ The Plutarch of Maoriland

Lydia Wevers/ Romance of the Rail

Annabel Cooper and Diane Pivac/ Filmed History: Cowan’s Screen Legacy


Wrap-Up Comments: Tony Ballantyne, University of Otago


5.30 Drinks


Register for the James Cowan Symposium

The registration portal for the Cultural Go-Between, Colonial Man: New Perspectives on James Cowan Symposium is now open. Click on the highlighted text, which will take you to the portal.

The Cowan Symposium is co-hosted by the Alexander Turnbull Library, and takes place at The National Library in Wellington on 21 February 2014. Keynote speaker is Associate Professor Chris Hilliard, University of Sydney.




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