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UNSW Canberra Academy Library : AustLit Exhibition : August-September 2013
Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 ADFA Library Exhibition Launch : 25 Years of AustLit
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Professor Paul Eggert, Australian Research Council Professorial Fellow at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Canberra, launched the '25 Years of AustLit' exhibition at the Academy Library on 8 August 2013. In his launch speech, Professor Eggert traces the history of UNSW Canberra's commitment to the research, study and promotion of Australian Literature. He includes reference to the early years of English teaching at the Royal Military College Duntroon, the establishment of the English Department at the Australian Defence Force Academy, and the involvement of the Academy Library. Professor Eggert acknowledges several scholars and academics who fostered this work including Professor Harry Heseltine, Grahame Johnston and Bill Wilde.


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