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Family Life in Ancient Rome

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

In by Brenton Stacey

Discover with historian Lynnette Lounsbury more about the roles of everyday citizens in this entertaining look at life in an ancient Roman family. Is it easy to see ourselves?

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Feminist? #metoo

Thursday, March 8, 2018

International Women’s Day (March 8) commemorates the movement for women’s rights and celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. So, the Avondale news blog this week and the next two is featuring the expertise, creativity and opinions of some of the women of Avondale College of Higher Education. Inspired by the theme #pressforprogress, women are taking over the press and making progress. In this post: lecturer Lynnette Lounsbury on the need for men and women to claim the title “feminist”.

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Finding my absurdist voice

Friday, April 8, 2016

Avondale lecturer Lynnette Lounsbury discusses her writing process and relationships in the week in which she launched her latest novel, We Ate the Road Like Vultures.

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Beat it

Thursday, April 7, 2016

I loved the beat generation and the men in it. I loved how they shared themselves with each other and their readers, generously. But I always had, and still have, the sneaking and sinking suspicion there would have been no place for me in that world.

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My writing endeavour

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

The quality of an Avondale lecturer’s new novel has earned her something about which authors can only dream—two weeks to do nothing but write.

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A novel novel

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

An Avondale lecturer has signed a contract to publish a novel that will experiment with literary style while celebrating the writing of the beat generation.