As part of the Cowra Festival of International Understanding, and supported by the Wiradjuri elders of Cowra, the Central West Branch of the Australian Federation of Graduate Women is privileged to have Dr Josephine Flood as their guest presenter and invites all to share in an afternoon presentation where Dr Flood will present on her life-long study of our Australian heritage.
Dr Josephine Flood was born in England and attained her BA degree at Cambridge University before moving to Australia. She became a lecturer in archaeology at the Australian National University, where she later gained an MA degree and a PhD. In 1978 Dr Flood was appointed Senior Conservation Officer with the Australian Heritage Commission in Canberra, and in 1984 she became an Assistant Director as head of the Aboriginal Environment Section. In 1991 she was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities and took early retirement to devote herself to research and writing. Dr Flood has travelled extensively and has conducted extensive archaeological fieldwork in Australia. She is the author of numerous articles and papers on Australian Aboriginal studies, and seven books.
Cowra Services Club
Sunday March 26 2pm
Cost*: Adults $25
Students and pensioners $12
(Primary children free)
RSVP required: Marianne Payten 63426716
(*Proceeds to go to the 2018 AFGW Cowra-Canowindra HSC Scholarship)