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Book Launch 16 June 2017:
O Ye Jigs and Juleps by Virginia Cary Hudson University of North Alabama, USA

L-R: Danielle Holcomb, Emily Cater and Melissa Thornton.

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Book Launch 16 June 2017:
O Ye Jigs and Juleps by Virginia Cary Hudson University of North Alabama, USA

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Book Launch 26 January 2017:
Norna, or the Witch’s Curse by Louisa May Alcott with Anna Alcott University of Alberta, Canada

L–R: Amy Stafford (Assistant Editor); Danielle O’Connor (student editor), Professor Emeritus Juliet McMaster (Mentor Editor); Ayantika Mukherjee (student editor); Isobel Grundy (Professor Emeritus). Absent Student Editors: Deborah Ramkheawan, Adela Burke, and Aila Skitcko.

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Book Launch 16 October 2015:
Waterloo Diary: Woman Battle Artist in Training by Elizabeth Thompson (Butler) University of Alberta, Canada

L-R: Postgraduate Student Editor Adela Burke; JP Canada Assistant Amy Stafford; Emeritus Professor Christine Alexander (UNSW); Mentor Editor and Emeritus Professor Juliet McMaster (University of Alberta). Absent Student Editors: Sarah Bezan, Brandi Goddard, Yifan Li, and Kaarina Mikalson.

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L-R: Emeritus Professor Christine Alexander (UNSW), Dr. Carl Amrhein, and Emeritus Professor Juliet McMaster (University of Alberta), and Student Editor Adela Burke cut the cake to mark the book launch of Waterloo Diary.

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Book Launch 10 September 2015:
That Young Rebel by Ethel Turner Illustrated by Jacqueline Meng Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Sydney

L-R: Emeritus Professor Christine Alexander (UNSW), Teacher and Mentor Editor Pamela Nutt (PLC), Student Editors, and Dr. Paul Burgis (PLC Principal).

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PLC Student Editors share their excitement at viewing their edition for the first time, with teacher Pamela Nutt and Emeritus Professor Christine Alexander (centre).

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Book Launch 18 June 2015:
A Search after Happiness by Hannah More Illustrated by Reyhane Vadidar Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

Mentor Editor Dr. David Owen (UAB), with postgraduate student editors Alexandra Prunean (left) and Noelia Sánchez (right). Absent Student Editor and Illustrator: Reyhane Vadidar.

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A dramatic reading of Hannah More’s early pastoral drama, A Search after Happiness.

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Book Launch 21 March 2014:
Tales from the Parthenon by Ethel Turner
Illustrated by Naomi Harris
Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Sydney

A dramatic book launch!

PLC Principal, Dr Paul Burgis launches the book. Guests included staff and students, and seated in front from right to left: Phillipa Poole (Ethel Turner’s grand-daughter), Christine Alexander (UNSW Emeritus Professor and JP General Editor), and Pamela Nutt (PLC English teacher and editor of the book).

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Book launch 26 November 2013: Eleanor Dark's Juvenilia
Redlands School, Sydney, Australia

Student editors with their teachers Sandra Hamilton and Dr Jane Sloan, and Professor Alexander.

From left to right: Tiffany Wong, Samantha Robertson, Claire Crawford, Eveline Wulff, Grace Crawford-Smith, Molly O'Brien and Acacia Beaton.

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Emeritus Professor Christine Alexander (standing) with student editors from Redlands School.

Jessica Hewitt, Karl Denny and Sylvia Hunt at the book launch of The Palace of Pleasure and Other Early Poems by Leigh Hunt

Book launch March 2013: The Palace of Pleasure & Other Early Poems by Leigh Hunt
Illustrated by Karl Denny
Laurentian University, Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Editors L-R: Jessica Hewitt, Karl Denny and Sylvia Hunt
Absent Student Editors:
Nicole Birch-Bayley, Lindsay Higgs, Sage Hyden, Hannah Guirguis, Tareyn Johnson and Jennifer Vlahos

Linda Van Netten, Kristine Kowalcuk, Emeritus Prof Juliet McMaster and Caroline Lieffers with Librarian at the Crossing Canada book launch

Book launch Crossing Canada, 1907: The Diary of Hope Hook
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Standing from left: Linda Van Netten, Kristine Kowalchuk, Emeritus Professor Juliet McMaster, and Caroline Lieffers with JP Canada Assistant, Amy Stafford (seated). Absent: Leilei Chen.

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Book launch 8 July 2013, Robert Louis Stevenson: First Writings
RLS 2013: Stevenson, Time and History
Univeristy of New South Wales

Editors from left: Donna Couto, Christine Alexander and Elise McPherson

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Book launch Mary Grant Bruce: The Early Tales Presbyterian Ladies' College, Sydney

Front from left: Jordana Zonaras, Anne Achie, Siobhán O’Doherty

Middle from left: Simone Chin, Christine Alexander, Pamela Nutt, Matilda Fay

Back from left: Isabelle Ng, Bronwyn Martin, Jiye Kim

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Book launch Tales of the Islanders, Volume 1

Front from left: Professor Adrian Lee (Pro Vice-Chancellor, UNSW), Christine Alexander, Jessica Morath, Jacklyn Comer, Jonathan Hindmarsh, Allyx Lathrope, and Elizabeth Connolly.

Absent: Judy Diamond, Supakarn Iamharit, and Ai Hua Lim).

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Book launch Tales of the Islanders, Volume 2

Front from left: Chaoxia Chen, Katherine James, Denise O’Dea, Susan Freak, Christine Alexander, Fiana Stewart, and Jennifer Shatwell.

Absent: Rosalie Fitzpatrick, Nancy Hall, and Gabrielle Shone.

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Book launch Tales of the Islanders, Volume 3

Front from left: Pia de Compiègne, Amanda Bishop, Christine Alexander. Back from left: Veronika Cibas, Sally Hunwick, Joanna Mason, Professor Annette Hamilton (Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW), Donna Couto, and Kenneth Chong.

Absent: Penelope Chilton.

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Book launch Tales of the Islanders, Volume 4

Front from left: Christine Alexander, Helen Maston, Melissa Carr and Donna Couto.

Absent: Ariko Hiramatsu.

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Book launch Dick Doyle's Journal Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Front from left: Juliet McMaster, Tessa Jordan Back from left: Winston Pei, Charn Chagpal, Kari Sawden, Amy Stafford, Margit Talpalarn and Elyssa Warkentin.

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Book launch Jane Austen's Men Laurentian University, Canada

From left to right: Cherylyn Cameron (Vice President, University Studies), Nancy Jokinen (student), Dr. Sylvia Hunt (Georgian College), Cindy Korpatnicki (student).

Absent: Samantha Marriner.

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Book launch Lady Susan
Milwaukee, USA.

Illustrator and editors: Juliet McMaster (University of Alberta, Canada), David Owen (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain) and Christine Alexander (University of New South Wales, Sydney).

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Book launch Dorothy Hewett: The Gipsy Dancer & Early Poems
Sydney, Australia.

Editors, L-R: Christine Alexander, Jeffrey Dawson, Kate Lilley (daughter of Dorothy Hewett, who launched the book), Ben Drexler, and Donna Couto.

Absent: Jemma Donaldson and Anthea Krook.

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Book launch Jane Austen’s The History of England

Chawton Conference, England
L-R: Christine Alexander and Annette Upfal (Editors), Gillian Dow (Chawton Library, who launched the book), and Juliet McMaster (University of Alberta, Canada).

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