Marcia Langton

Professor Marcia Langton AM is one of Australia’s most important voices for Indigenous Australia. She has worked with the Central Land Council, the Cape York Land Council, and for the 1989 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. Marcia’s book, First Australians (2009), co-authored with Rachel Perkins, was written in conjunction with an SBS documentary of the same name. Her bestselling book, Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country (2018), received the 2019 Indie Book Award for Best Illustrated Nonfiction, was shortlisted for the 2019 Australian Book Industry Award for General Non-fiction Book of the Year, and was adapted for high school students.

 


Events

Cancelled

Welcome to Country – a conversation about homeland, genocide and community

Following the success of her book Welcome to Country, Professor Marcia Langton AM, Assoc. Provost University of Melbourne, talks with Mark Raphael Baker, formerly Assoc. Prof/Director ACJC, Monash University about similarities in the experiences of Australian Jews and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders peoples, and how these parallels create unique opportunity for understanding the challenges faced…

May 3, 2020
1.45pm—2.45pm