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Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference

This year the Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference will be held at the University of Adelaide. When: Sunday 2 – Thursday 6 July 2017 Keynote speakers will be Professors Karen Bennett (Cornell), Paul Guyer (Brown), Nancy Sherman (Georgetown) and Barry Smith (London). Nancy Sherman will also deliver the 2017 Alan Saunders Lecture on the evening […]

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2016 Australian Award for University Teaching Citation: Natalie Edwards

Congratulations to Dr Natalie Edwards for being awarded a 2016 Australian Award for University Teaching Citation. Natalie received the Citation for the development of new curriculum built around an e-learning environment which has significantly increased student success and retention in first-year French. In 2015 Natalie won a Faculty of Arts Teaching Excellence Prize and the […]

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Congratulations to student Mara Blazic for two international screenwriting honours

Mara’s short screenplay ‘Free Invisible Dinosaurs!’ is an Official Finalist in the New York Screenplay Contest and is currently a Quarter-Finalist in the Slamdance screenplay competition. Congratulations Mara! Slamdance is a film festival held in Park City, Utah in January each year. This year they received more than 1,000 submissions from around the world for their Short Screenplay category. ‘Free […]

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Wed 28 Sep: English & Creative Writing Seminar “Randolph Stow’s Adelaide”

The Department of English and Creative Writing present: Suzanne Falkiner, ‘Randolph Stow’s Adelaide’ Wednesday 28 September at 6pm, State Library of South Australia, Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building, North Terrace FREE ADMISSION – REGISTER Randolph Stow was one of the great Australian novelists of his generation. He won the Miles Franklin award in 1958 for his […]

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Faculty of Arts Winners: 2016 Beacon Conference of Undergraduate Research

Congratulations to the Faculty of Arts winners at the 2016 Beacon Conference of Undergraduate Research: ‘Best Abstract’ Chris Lawless: for his research, ‘Governmentality, Labelling Theory and the conflict of identity and meaning in mental illness: an autoethnographic account of becoming and unbecoming bipolar’. ‘Best Oral Presentation by an Individual’ – two winners Tiana Blazevic: for her […]

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Chris Lawless: ‘Best Abstract’ 2016 Beacon Conference of Undergraduate Research

Congratulations to Chris Lawless for winning the Faculty of Arts, ‘Best Abstract’ prize at the 2016 Beacon Conference of Undergraduate Research: Bachelor of Arts student, Chris Lawless, is currently completing a double degree in Anthropology and Philosophy. Chris presented his abstract at the Conference on Thursday 18 August and won over the judging committee with […]

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Tiana Blazevic: Winner ‘Best Oral Presentation by an Individual’ 2016 Beacon Conference of Undergraduate Research

Congratulations to Tiana Blazevic for winning a Faculty of Arts, ‘Best Oral Presentation by an Individual’ prize at the 2016 Beacon Conference of Undergraduate Research: Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) student, Tiana Blazevic, is currently completing a double major in History and Classics. Tiana is passionate about understanding history, she is an active volunteer with University […]

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Nominations Open: 2016 CHASS Australian Prizes

Nominations are now open for the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) 2016 Australian Prizes. Two categories are suitable for students: Future Leader ($2,000): for a future leader in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences below 35 years of age. Student ($500 Co-op Voucher): for a student project, performance, exhibition or thesis […]

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Serendipity in Myanmar: meeting a MOOC student

When Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann stopped at the very top of Shwesandaw Pagoda to admire the view of the Bagan’s hundreds of temples and pagodas on his way to Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar), he didn’t expect to meet one of his former students. ‘Professor Zuckermann!’ ‘Yes’ he says (wondering who this person is) ‘I was your student’ (‘But […]

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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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