James Tulip wrote this important essay as The Inaugural Victor J. Couch Lecture for the Catholic College of Education Sydney on December 6, 1988. James was at this time both an Associate Professor of English Literature and the Chairman of the Board of Studies in Divinity at the University of Sydney. Click on the link below … More Australian Literature, Religion and Culture: an Educational Perspective.
Originally published in This Tortuous Ridge Linden to Lawson. Ed. Eugene Stockton, Blue Mountain Education and Research Trust, 2014.
Poetry and Social Change in the 1960s and 1970s ‘What color are the plums on the slot machines in Paradise? Bring answer Tuesday.’ I sent Ginsberg and Corso this goof telegram a few days before they hit Chicago in January 1959 to give a great marathon reading to help raise money and get Big Table … More Poetry and Social Change in the 1960s and 1970s
Launching the book: Out of the Ordinary. Sunday December 13, 2015 at Centre for Ministry, North Parramatta. William Emilsen & Patricia Curthoys, the editors of Out of the Ordinary, have chosen the title for a special reason. It is a play on words. In one sense it says that Methodism arose out of the ordinary … More Launching “Out of the Ordinary”
The year 2013 marked the 200th anniversary of the Crossing of the Blue Mountains. The year 2014 has marked the completion, hopefully, of the Great Western Highway across the mountains. It may have taken two hundred years to build a highway that the Mountains needs and deserves, but it has proved well worth the wait. … More Living in the Mid Mountains