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Department of Linguistics: Awards and Grants

ARC Grant (2015-2017): Project: Linguistic Analysis of Ngarrindjeri Texts Chief Investigators: Amery, Dr Robert M; Simpson, Prof Jane H Reseach Associate: Dr Mary-Anne Gale Total Funds Allocated (2015-2017): $357,700.00 The Ngarrindjeri language of the Lower Murray of South Australia was richly documented in the nineteenth and mid- twentieth centuries. The largest body of texts (163 […]

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University of Adelaide French academics win prestigious Ordre des Palmes Académiques

The Faculty of Arts were pleased to welcome French Ambassador to Australia H.E. Mr. Christophe Lecourtier to the University, where he awarded two of our distinguished academics, Professor Jean Fornasiero and Professor John West-Sooby, the Officier dans l’ordre des Palmes Académiques (Officer of Order of Academic Palms) for their outstanding contributions to French education and culture. The Ordre des Palmes […]

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Department of History: 2015 Prize Giving Ceremony

The Head of the Department of History, Associate Professor Paul Sendziuk, awards Carmel Pascale with the Lynda Tapp Prize (for the best History Honours thesis in 2014) and the Tinline Scholarship (for the student with the highest overall mark in the History Honours program). Carmel began a MA in the Department of History in 2015.

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Adelaide Historians in the World: Celebrating the Life of Hugh Stretton

Thursday 3 December 2015 at 4pm Speakers include John Bannon AO, Katie Barclay, David Bevan, Philip Jones and Wilfrid Prest This event has been organised to honour the memory of Hugh Stretton and to celebrate his contribution over many years to the Department of History at the University of Adelaide.  It will involve a panel […]

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Arts Adelaide Summer Research Scholarship Winners Announced

The Adelaide Summer Research Scholarship winners for 2015 – 2016 have been awarded, with twelve Faculty of Arts students successfully winning a place. The Summer Research Scholarships provide undergraduate students the opportunity to take on a six-week research project at the University of Adelaide during the summer vacation. Each student is matched with an academic […]

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‘I am God': Alexander Scriabin’s Piano Sonatas

14th November, 7pm at Elder Hall Internationally acclaimed pianists Konstantin Shamray, Stefan Ammer, Ashley Hribar and Mekhla Kumar join forces in a once in a lifetime opportunity to honour the great Russian composer Alexander Scriabin (1872 – 1915) in his 100th year anniversary. The pianists will present a complete performance of Scriabin’s ten Piano Sonatas- […]

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Anna Goldsworthy’s Essay on the Lost Art of Listening

Have we lost the art of listening? And, if so, does that consign classical music to irrelevance? How can we engage a generation raised on spotify and twitter with the art forms of the past? Esteemed concert pianist and memoirist, Dr Anna Goldsworthy, discusses the conundrum of classical music in the twenty-first century in her […]

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Visions of Precarity: A Seminar with Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt and Luke Harrald

Ten Minutes to Midnight Thursday 19 November, Room G03, Napier Building All are welcome, but please register your interest. Associate Professor Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt (Nagoya University) and JMCCCP member Dr Luke Harrald will present a seminar on creative responses to precarity in Japan and Australia. A/Prof Iwata-Weickgenannt will discuss literary responses to the social climate in […]

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Arts Honours Applications for 2016 Closing Soon

Honours is an intensive, year-long program which involves both advanced coursework and research. The program culminates in an extended piece of work (thesis) on a topic chosen in consultation with an academic supervisor. The Honours year is studied after successfully completing a Bachelor’s degree with a major in the relevant area. If you are considering studying […]

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Performing for the President of Singapore: Esther’s Story

Meet Esther Cheah: Bachelor of Music (Classical Performance) with Honours student at the Elder Conservatorium of Music. Esther came from Singapore in 2011 to complete her year 12 of high school in Adelaide. “I chose to study in Adelaide because I liked that it is a small town that does not have a hectic lifestyle compared […]

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