Indian authors group

Rohinton Mistry Rohinton Mistry (born 1952) is an Indian-born Canadian writer. He was born in Bombay, now Mumbai, to a Parsi family, as was Freddie Mercury of Queen. Parsis are a Zoroastrian religious minority of Persian ancestry. He has lived in Canada since 1975. He is considered to be one of the foremost authors of […]

November Speaker 2022

In November our speaker is Dr Kirsten Moffatt who is speaking on Jane Austen and Music. For further reading, click on this link to access a paper Kirstine and colleagues have recently co-authored on class and Austen’s music in the journal Persuasions: https://jasna.org/publications-2/persuasions-online/volume-38-no-3/doolley-moffat-wiltshire/ Dr Kirstine Moffat is Associate Professor in the English Programme at the University […]

History of Pay Equity in New Zealand

Here is an interesting resource from the National Library to mark 50 years since the passing of the Equal Pay Act 1972 in New Zealand. https://natlib.govt.nz/he-tohu/learning/discover-more/the-journey-towards-pay-equity-in-aotearoa?fbclid=IwAR1kswCf4U6SLbDvoWK32x3B301AeXHFwNfmyQu1Mg_b1j1cNOXm39osT3I