For History Week 2021, join Robyn Plaister as she talks about her life as a feminist and lesbian rights activist.
This entertaining talk explores how swearing and attitudes to swearing have developed historically, contributing to the emergence of Australian identities. But it also raises questions about the power of bad language, about offensiveness and taking offence and about the uses of language in shaping gendered, racialised and class-based identities. Bad language both stigmatises and liberates.
For History Week 2021, join in and listen to this insightful podcast about the role of children’s services in the creation of strong multicultural communities from the sandpit up, based on the historic role of the Addison Road childcare centre in Marrickville, opened by prime minister Bob Hawke in 1988.