- Brisbane Square Library - 266 George Street, Brisbane
- 19th March 2022 - 19th March 2022
- 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
- 133 263
Author in Conversation: Dr Eve Wicks
Author of 'In Sunshine and Shadow: Reflections on Lithuanian Immigrant Life'
Join Oral History Queensland member, Dr Eve Wicks as she shares her journey creating the work ‘In Sunshine and Shadow’. Eve, a second-generation Lithuanian, will talk about the Lithuanian migrant experience in Queensland, sharing the special and profound moments of the first-generation immigrants who participated in her study.
In this beautiful art book, people speak through oral histories, the immigrant writers’ poems, songs reflecting a centuries-long cultural tradition and the author’s expressive prose.
At the International Oral History Conference in Singapore in 2021 Eve won the Inaugural Book Award of the International Oral History Association. The IOHA Awards Committee “felt that it was poetic, creative and beautifully presented.”