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|Named Person:||David Robert Walker|
|Material Type:||Audio book, etc., Sound recording|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
David Walker; Barry York
|Event notes:||Recorded on Nov. 16, 2004 and May 1, 2006 at Canterbury, Vic.|
|Description:||2 digital audio tapes, 2 sound files (ca. 261 min.)|
|Responsibility:||interviewer, Barry York.|
In the second part of this interview, Professor David Walker talks about his studies at Adelaide University; postgraduate work at ANU in Canberra; his first book (Dream and Disillusion, 1976); lectureship at Auckland University (New Zealand); meeting his wife in Canberra; appointment to the School of History at the University of New South Wales; his two children and parenting; development of interest in Asian Studies; research interests; first overseas trip; meeting Senator Fulbright at Berkley; becoming Head of the School of History at UNSW, Australian Studies Program in Indonesia; acceptance of Chair at Deakin University and move from Sydney to Melbourne; Australian Studies in China, Japan; 'Out of Empire' television series; 'Anxious Nation' (book, 1999); two years in Washington as Chair of Australian Studies at Georgetown; macular degeneration; his plans and hopes for the future.