CAUL / ASA Fellowships
Friday, 27 May 2016
Inaugural CAUL/ASA Fellow, Dr Lyndon Megarrity presents: JAMES GEORGE DRAKE (1850-1941)
Dr Megarrity’s presentation explores the controversies and passions of Queensland’s first Senator James George Drake.
Tuesday 6 October, 10:30 for 11am-12pm, Library Conference Room, Level 1, Duhig Building (2), UQ St Lucia
FREE. All welcome. RSVP Thursday 1 October
Copyright Agency Cultural Fund
Fellowships funded through the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund.
These fellowships have been made possible by a grant from the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund. The 2016 fellowships (two) provide $10,000 in non salary funding, to support creative projects that would utilise at least one of the university libraries' special collections. The grants can be used for travel, accommodation and other project related expenses.
Applications are invited from artists, authors, scholars and researchers from Australia.
For further information on the fellowships contact the CAUL Communication & Policy Officer
CAUL / ASA Fellowships Working Group Papers are available to members only.
CAUL / ASA Fellow 2015
CAUL and the Australian Society of Authors are pleased to announce the award of two fellowship for 2015.
The first to Dr Michael Davis, Honorary Research Fellow at the Sydney Environment Institute, The University of Sydney, for 'The making of Aboriginal heritage: Leonhard Adam and Anthropology at the University of Melbourne' using the University of Melbourne archives.
The second, for use by Dr Catherine Bell, Senior Lecturer in Visual Arts, ACU Gallery Director (VIC) and National Course Director of the Bachelor of Visual Arts & Design Degree at the Australian Catholic University for 'a studio investigation of sculptor Dianne Mayo's role in shaping Brisbane's cultural identity' using the Fryer Library at the University of Queensland.
The fellowship has been made possible through the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund. CAUL and the ASA award the fellowship to a creative project which will showcase university libraries’ special collections by providing artists, authors, scholars and researchers with an opportunity to work on a project that will benefit from concentrated access to at least one of these collections. For more details go to CAUL/ASA Fellowship 2015.
CAUL / ASA Fellow 2014
Dr Lyndon Megarrity used the fellowship to undertake research into James George Drake: Queensland Nationalist, Federalist and Liberal. Drake (1850-1941) was a Queensland journalist and politician heavily involved in both Queensland and Federal politics at the turn of the century.
The projects aim was to bring Queensland back to the centre of the story of Australian Federation.
Dr Megarrity, is a freelance historian and adjunct lecturer at James Cook University, he undertook his research at the Fryer Library of the University of Queensland which holds the James George Drake Collection.
James George Drake, the Boomerang and Queensland Politics The University of Queensland Fryer Folios, February 2016. This publication draws partly on Dr Megarrity's research on James G. Drake. Dr Megarrity wishes to acknowledge the assistance of CAUL/ASA and the Copyright Agency.
Liberalism in Queensland 1859-1915 - precursors to the election of the T J Ryan Government: Research Report 30. The T.J. Ryan Foundation. This publication draws partly on Dr Megarrity's research on James G. Drake. He wishes to acknowledge the assistance of CAUL/ASA and the Copyright Agency.