Student News | Issue 7 2013
In This Issue: Congratulation Dr Rosanne Hawke Obituary – Dr Brain Trainor (Feb 24th 1948 – July 12th 2013) Me. Magazine Winner AUSSE Survey
During the school holidays, Tabor Adelaide offered a 2-day Modern Poetry Professional Development Workshop. English teachers, secondary students, poets and creative writers attended this outstanding event. The workshop-style course focused on poetry from the 1950’s to today. It included contemporary song lyrics, Rap and Hip hop, as well as work from TS Eliot, WB Yeats, Dylan Thomas and a selection of Australian Aboriginal poets. Participants were encouraged to bring their own poems for discussion during the sessions. Local Rappers Hayden, Chris and Melissa performed on the afternoon of the day. They spoke about effective poetry rap writing and the influences poetry has on their work.
The workshop showcased a great range of modern poetry, as well as some interesting ways poetry can be expressed and used. Overall, the workshop was well attended and participants explored a diverse range of contemporary texts that expressed the values, experiences and interests of their creators. Key dates to remember! Remember to make note of the following dates:
8 - 23 August SALA Exhibition
17 August Tabor Adelaide Open Day
02 | Liberamenté. “freely, with liberty” Congratulations Dr Rosanne Hawke Congratulations to Dr Rosanne Hawke on winning the 2013 Cornish Holyer an Gof award and the inaugural Ann Trevenen Jenkin Cup for her young adult novel, ‘The Messenger Bird’. The award was presented by the Gorsedh of Cornwall. The Holyer an Gof Publishers’ Awards are promoted annually by Gorsedh Kernow for publications relating to Cornwall or the Cornish Language. Gorsedh Kernow (Cornish Gorsedh) is a non-political Cornish organisation, which exists to maintain the national Celtic spirit of Cornwall in the United Kingdom. Among other things, they promote the Cornish language and run awards for literature with Cornish themes, i.e. the Holyer an Gof Dr Hawke is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Tabor Adelaide, and teaches writing for children and young adults. In addition, she supervises MA creative writing candidates and has written over twenty books for young people. The Messenger Bird, which is set in South Australia, deals with grief and has Cornish themes. In other exciting news, Rosanne has signed a film option agreement for her novel Mountain Wolf, a confronting tale of the hardships faced by a young boy in the wake of a natural disaster that took the lives of his family. The novel tackles confronting issues, with the underlying message of hope. We look forward to seeing it on the big screen! Well done (once again) Rosanne!
Obituary - Dr Brian Trainor (Feb 24th 1948 - July 12th 2013) Following a two-and-half-year journey with cancer, Brian Trainor passed peacefully into the arms of Christ, surrounded by his family. At his funeral he was described as ‘a man who lived at peace with his God and with his neighbour’. Many staff and students from Tabor Adelaide will remember Brian for his lyrical Irish brogue, his sharp intellect, his love of learning and teaching, his faith in Christ and his positive representation of the Roman Catholic tradition. Joining the faculty of Tabor in January of 2004, Brian taught in the areas of philosophy and sociology, initiated and ran the Philosophy Club and contributed to the development and life of the Humanities programs and faculty as well as Tabor as a whole. In short he was part of the collage of what makes an institution like Tabor a community of interest, learning and spiritual renewal. Although Brian’s love of life, family and vocation was fierce he chose to embrace his condition as part of the spiritual journey. On the very day we heard the news of Brian’s passing we also received a package in the mail, essays that Brian had graded just two weeks prior. His latest publication, Christ, Society and the State (ATF Press) recently received a highly appreciative review in the journal, Zadok Perspectives. To the end, Brian continued to live out his academic vocation and we honestly never heard him complain. Brian, we thank you for your many gifts and the contribution of your personality and way of being amongst us. You are sorely missed and fondly remembered. To Marie and the extended family that she and Brian nurtured we extend our sympathy and prayers as they grieve for a much loved husband, father, grandfather and friend.
03 | Liberamenté. “freely, with liberty” Congratulations Jonty Czuckwicki Tabor Adelaide teamed up with Me. Magazine to give one lucky writer, blogger or poetic peep a chance to have their written piece published in Me. Mag and lunch with award winning author Rosanne Hawke. Jonty Czuckwicki a writer from Glenunga International High School was announced the winner of the competition, ‘Write with Me’, for his piece ‘Devils Crossroad’. Jonty entered the competition as he ‘saw an opportunity that he needed to jump on.’ At 16 years of age, Jonty is a co-author and freelance journalist. He became inspired to be a writer after reading many books. He said, “The more you do something the more interesting that road gets. The amount of books I was reading, and how engaged I was in the field of literacy inspired me to do it myself.” Upon visiting Tabor, Jonty described his experience as ‘absolutely heart warming, welcoming and an amazing place’. From his meeting with Rosanne Hawke, ‘he learnt a lot about writing, the industry and making tough, quick decisions’. He was given step by step advice tailored to him, and advised as to what he needs to do to become a successful author. In addition, Rosanne provided invaluable industry knowledge on publishing and creativity. Jonty likes to write stories that everyone will enjoy. He would like to see his books published in book stores and available online. His dream is to own a publishing house that combines an audio visual experience. We at Tabor Adelaide congratulate Jonty Czuckwicki on winning this wonderful opportunity and wish him all the best with his future endeavours.
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04 | Liberamenté. “freely, with liberty” AUSSE Survey HAVE YOUR SAY! The Australasian Survey of Student Engagement (AUSSE) is out now. You are encouraged to complete the survey by 30 August 2013. The AUSSE survey is run by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), an independent and not-for-profit research organisation, on behalf of Tabor Adelaide. Your response will help shape important decisions at Tabor Adelaide. The survey will take around 10-15 minutes to complete. ACER will forward the results to Tabor in the form of statistics, ensuring complete confidentiality of responses. If you complete the survey by 30 August 2013 you will be placed in the draw to win one of two Koorong book vouchers worth $100 each. Make your opinion count by completing the AUSSE Survey. All current students have been e-mailed the survey link.
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South Australian Living Artist Festival (SALA) Tabor Adelaide joins SALA by hosting an Art and Soul exhibition. The Art and Soul exhibition displays an array of artwork from Patricia Blucher, Christina Wojnar, Hayley Kroschel, Susie Haydon, Shirley Ginsberg, Kath Wiltshire, Karena Forster, Jessica Lang, Lara Cooper, Ella Radke and Julie Draper. The artwork on display shows warmth, charm, intimacy, rich texture and Christian aspects in the forms of paintings, drawings, photographs and installations. The Exhibition will be open from: 8th August 2013 23rd August 2013, Monday to Friday, 10am - 5pm, in the Tabor Adelaide Library. The exhibition was opened on Thursday 8th August by Deanne Gray, a long time associate of Tabor Adelaide and local artist.