Spring 2017: Tales of the Unexpected.
Online Audio files are available on our website for 8 of the presentations. To help us cover seminar costs, these will be made available to FCRC members at an introductory fee of $10. Please contact us by email if you are interested in listening to these presentations.
Session 1: Not your usual convict women
Leonie Mickelborough: Bodies from the grave
Hamish Maxwell-Stewart: Female Convicts Runaways
Ros Escott: Cross Dressing Convicts
Session 2: The young and the old
Alison Alexander: 'Very Decrepit": The grim fate of elderly convicts
Arthur Davidson presented by Lilian McDonald: Margaret Grey
Diane Snowden: ‘Expect the Unexpected: My Dear Father & Mother’
Session 3: Outside Van Diemen’s Land
Colette McAlpine: I want to go back to Tasmania
Cheryl Griffin: Jemimah Champion, Pioneer of Oregon
Tamsin O'Connor: Women at Morten Bay