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Adelaide Classics graduate appointed lecturer in Byzantine Studies at Macquarie University

Dr Meaghan McEvoy, who graduated in Classics at Adelaide University in 2002 with First Class Honours and a University Medal went to the University of Oxford on a John Crampton Travelling scholarship where she was awarded an MPhil in 2005 and a DPhil in 2010. After a period as a Junior Research Fellow at Corpus […]

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Friday 4 Nov English & Creative Writing Seminar: A discussion of activist poetics, environmentalism & the writing of people and place

English & Creative Writing Seminar “A discussion of activist poetics, environmentalism and the writing of people and place.” John Kinsella & Tracy Ryan Friday 4 November 2016 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Room 618, Napier Building The University of Adelaide North Terrace, Adelaide ALL WELCOME More Information – Event Poster

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28 Oct: Classics Research Seminar, Divine Traits in Eunapius’ Lives of Philosophers & Sophists

When and Where: From 3.10pm on Friday in Napier LG 9. All are welcome. 28 October Divine Traits in Eunapius’ Lives of Philosophers and Sophists Prof. Han Baltussen (Classics) Abstract: This paper revisits Eunapius’ attitude to Christianity (also given new attention in recent editions of Becker 2013 and Goulet 2014, Budé ed.) and suggests that […]

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28 Oct History Seminar: ‘“An Undesirable Shade of White”: Southern European Immigrants in the Press in Mid-1920s Australia’

Department of History, School of Humanities, Seminar Series – Semester 2, 2016 Ivan Hrstić – ‘“An Undesirable Shade of White”:  Southern European Immigrants in the Press in Mid-1920s Australia’ Friday 28th October 12pm noon Stretton Room, Napier 420 ALL WELCOME Contact Associate Professor Vesna Drapac.

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Emma Simmons Wins Prize in National Japanese Language Speech Contest

The Japan Foundation in Sydney hosted the 47th annual Japanese Language Speech Contest on Saturday, 8 October 2016. Students of Japanese from Australia and New Zealand could present a speech in Japanese on a subject of their choice. A winner from each state and territory and from New Zealand was selected and invited to compete […]

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Friday 28 Oct English & Creative Writing Research Seminar: After the Love Plot

The Department of English and Creative Writing will host the next Research Seminar: Hannah Stark and Tim Laurie, After the Love Plot: Gendered Anticoupling and the Species Boundary in Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster (2015) Friday 28 October 2016 3.00pm Napier 618 ALL WELCOME For further information, contact Phil Butterss This paper seeks to develop a […]

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Friday 21 Oct: Classics Research Seminar, Another look at the ‘Aldine Additamentum': Silius Italicus Punica 8. 145-224

When and Where: From 3.10pm on Friday in Napier LG 9. All are welcome. Ms Jan Lee (Classics M. Phil. candidate) Abstract: Given the resurgence of interest in Silius’ Punica, it is surprising that there has been so little discussion of the ‘Aldine additamentum’ since Brugnoli & Santini (1995) published their textual analysis: it is […]

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Friday 21 Oct English & Creative Writing Research Seminar: Dr Madeleine C Seys and Carolyn Lake

The Department of English and Creative Writing will host their next research seminar On Friday 21 October at 3.00 pm in Napier 618 All Welcome Dr Madeleine C Seys, “Muslins, Confidences, and Illicit Conversations”: Fashioning Subversive Femininities in George Moore’s A Drama in Muslin Carolyn Lake, Speaking through the Body: Queer Representation in Henry Handel Richardson’s Short […]

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Brock Honours Scholarship Now Open for Application

The Brock Honours Scholarship  is now open for application. This $5,000 scholarship is for one year, and only available to students studying Honours in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences. Learn more about the Scholarship here. Applications close Friday 2 December. If you’re interested in studying Honours in 2017, come along to an information session […]

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Jane Sloane Wins Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Awards recognise alumni that have excelled in their fields and made a positive impact. At the recent Awards ceremony Jane Sloane was recognised for outstanding leadership and contribution in the field of Women’s Human Rights. Jane Sloane is a societal futurist whose current role is as director, women’s empowerment program with The Asia […]

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