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Marilyn Lake

Marilyn Lake
Marilyn Lake was appointed to a Personal Chair in History at La Trobe University in 1994; in 1997 she held a Visiting Professorial Fellowship at Stockholm University; and between 2001 and 2002 the Chair in Australian Studies at Harvard University. She has published 12 books and numerous essays and articles on subjects ranging from citizenship and nationalism to sexuality and feminism. Her biography, Faith: Faith Bandler Gentle Activist won the HREOC award for non-fiction. Her most recent books are Memory, Monuments and Museums.

Marilyn's latest book is Drawing the Global Colour Line: White Men's Countries and the Question of Racial Equality co-authored by Henry Reynolds, and jointly published by Cambridge University Press in the UK and US, and by Melbourne University Press in Australia, in 2008.

Marilyn Lake will be appearing:

When one culture displaces another, new worlds are born.