“Somewhere in France – Australians on the Western front”

university_melbourne_logoThe University of Melbourne School of Languages and Linguistics organises a series of events to coincide with the opening of the bilingual exhibition entitled “Somewhere in France – Australians on the Western front”, which explores the lives of young Australians in France and Belgium during the First World War.

Besides the opening of the exhibition on March 10th, you can also register for a public lecture on March 17th presented by Emeritus Professor Martyn Lyons , of The University of New South Wales, from 6pm – 7pm at the Baillieu Library, or 
attend a Seminar on March 18th on “Everyday reading & writing during the Great War: écritures ordinaires in extraordinary contexts”, presented by the French Studies Program with eminent speakers such as Dr Volker Prott, 
Diane de Saint-Leger, Dr H. Leo Kretzenbacher
, Dr Jacqueline Healy
and Prof. Colin Nettelbeck.

Admission is free but bookings are required as seating is limited. Please contact Nadine Forsythe in the School of Languages and Linguistics at nadine.forsythe@unimelb.edu.au  or 03 8344 7482

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